CPJ Co-Sponsored Panel Series on Immigration Reform



2010-11-03



The Center for Public Justice, together with four other non-profits and think tanks, presented a series of three panel discussions examining immigration reform. The series featured Christian experts who examined the relationship between immigration and three key topics: social integration, the workforce, and security.

The panels were held on Capitol Hill on three Wednesday evenings in the fall.

September 22: Immigration & U.S. Society 
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106

Moderator: Kim Lawton, host of “Religion and Ethics Newsweekly” on PBS. Lawton is an award-winning reporter, producer, writer, and editor.

Panelists: Charles Olmeda, Pennsylvania state chapter director of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference; Kevin Appleby, director of migration policy for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops; Jenny Hwang, associate at World Relief and author of Welcoming the Stranger; and Gabriel Salguero, pastor of Lamb’s Church in New York

October 13: Immigration & the Workforce 
Hall of States Building, Room 383/385
444 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Moderator: Michel Martin, host of the radio news and talk show “Tell Me More” on NPR

Panelists: Galen Carey, director of government affairs for the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE); Carol Swain, professor at Vanderbilt University; James Edwards, fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies; and Richard Land, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

November 3: Immigration & U.S. Security
Hall of States Building, Room 383/385
444 North Capitol Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001

Moderator: Galen Carey, director of government affairs for the National Association of Evangelicals. Carey represents the NAE before Congress, the White House, and the Courts.

Panelists: Jen Smyers, associate at Church World Service; Kyle Longely, professor at Arizona State University; Mark Tooley, president of the Institute for Religion and Democracy; and Mathew Staver, dean of Liberty University’s School of Law

Sponsors
The Center’s co-sponsors for the program are Nyack College’s Institute for Public Service & Policy Development, the Institute for Global Engagement, the National Association of Evangelicals, and the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference.


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