Monday, November 12, 2007

Upcoming New York Area Events on Immigration

with Jane Guskin & David Wilson
authors of The Politics of Immigration: Questions & Answers

For information:Website:


Thursday, Nov. 15, 1-2 pm

Interview on "Lakou New York,"
hosted by Dahoud André and Ernest Banatte ("Mèt Bano")

For listeners in the New York area with special receptors:
Radyo Pa Nou, WRPN, 94.7 SCA

Live streaming and archives:

For more information: call 718-907-0484,
or visit

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Saturday, Nov. 17, 11:30 am-1 pm

"The Realities of Immigration"
Panel discussion at "Think Beyond Borders,"
North American New Humanist Forum Conference

At Hunter College School of Social Work
Harold Lewis Auditorium
133 E 79th St at Lexington Avenue
New York, NY
(take the 6 train to 77th Street)

Sponsored by: Hunter College School of Social Work, Centre of Cultures USA/Mex/CA, Community for Human Development, Action Fronts of the Humanist Movement

For information and to register:

The conference starts on Friday, Nov. 16, 7:30-10:30 pm, at El Museo del Barrio, Teatro Hechscher, 1230 5th Avenue at 104th St (take the 6 train to 103rd St). It continues at Hunter School of Social Work Saturday, Nov. 17, 9 am-6 pm, and Sunday, Nov. 18, 10 am-5 pm. Speakers include activist poet Daniel Berrigan, S.J., Bolivian ambassador Hugo Siles Alvarado, Center of Cultures USA director Nicole Myers, Hunter College School of Social Work dean Jacqueline Mondros, and many others.

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Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30-8:30 pm

Dialogues on Politics of Immigration
at Lower East Side Tenement Museum Shop
108 Orchard Street at Delancey
New York, NY
(take the F train to Delancey, the B/D to Grand, or the J/M/Z to Essex Street)

Moderated by Irene Tung
Director of Organizing with Make the Road New York and a member of the Tenement Museum’s Immigrant Programs Advisory Committee

Please RSVP to
For more information: call 212-982-8420
or visit

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Wednesday, Nov. 28, 6 pm

Participatory Dialogue on Immigration
At Pace Law School
78 North Broadway
Judicial Institute building, Room 105
White Plains, NY

Sponsored by Pace Law School's John Jay Legal Services, Immigration Justice Clinic, the Muslim Law Students Association, the Asian American Law Students Association, the Latin American Law Students Association, and the International Law Society.

For more information: call 914-422-4333
or email

Friday, Dec. 7, time to be announced
Book Party
At Hunter College
Location to be announced
New York, NY

With Jane Guskin & David Wilson
Chilean-born New York activist Victor Toro
and others to be announced

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Saturday, Dec. 8, time to be announced

Benefit for Victor Toro legal defense
At location to be announced.

For more information: call 718-292-6137, 212-631-7555, or 646-291-2778
email or or

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Most Fridays, noon-1 pm (rain cancels)

Join The Politics of Immigration authors at a vigil and leafleting to defend Victor Toro, a Chilean activist and exile who was tortured under the Pinochet regime. The US is attempting to deport him after he has lived in New York for 25 years with his family.

At Worth St & Lafayette
Foley Sq near 26 Federal Plaza
New York, NY
(take the J/M/Z train to Chambers St, 4/5/6 to Brooklyn Bridge-CityHall, R/W to City Hall)

Sponsored by the Victor Toro Defense Committee

For more information:
call 718-292-6137, 212-631-7555, or 646-291-2778
email or or

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