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Exploring the Complexities of Asylum

Date: 10-29-2019

Time: 07:00 PM

Location: Dogwood Room


Exploring the Complexities of Asylum


On October 29th at 7:00 pm in the Dogwood Room, the Center for Faith and Public Life and the Office of Student Engagement will be co-hosting an event called Exploring the Complexities of Asylum. Students will be watching the documentary Hombres Nuevoswhich follows Luis Mancheno, a young Ecuadorian who is forced to flee his homeland because of his sexual orientation and his journey as he pursues asylum in the United States and becomes an award-winning immigration lawyer in New York helping others to seek safety in the United States.  A panel will follow with Shelov, Mancheno, and Lucrecia Iommi Garcia, assistant professor of politics and then will engage in a Q&A discussion


 


Snacks will be provided


FYE Inspire Event 


 




For more information, contact Julie Mughal / 3505 / jmughal@fairfield.edu