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UNI Immigration Working Group to hold immigration forum on April 17

April 14, 2017
Contact: 

Elise DuBord, assistant professor, UNI Department of Languages and Literature, 319-273-2183, elise.dubord@uni.edu

Lindsay Cunningham, University Relations, 319-273-2761, lindsay.cunningham@uni.edu

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Immigration Working Group will present its first public event, “Immigration Forum: A Conversation About Immigration in Iowa,” from 3 to 5 p.m., Monday, April 17, in Room 2 of Sabin Hall on the UNI campus.

The forum will feature a moderated discussion about immigration issues in Iowa. Panelists include Ali Alnasser, UNI international student; Miryam Antúnez de Mayolo, immigration attorney; Edis Beganovic, Bosnian immigrant; Brook Boehmler, Hampton mayor; Juan Carlos Castillo and Elise DuBord, UNI Department of Languages and Literatures; and Tony Thompson, Black Hawk County sheriff. The discussion will be followed by a Q&A session. Refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact DuBord, assistant professor in the Department of Languages and Literature, at 319-273-2183 or elise.dubord@uni.edu.