Friday, February 15, 2013

Immigration Dialogue 2/15/13 in Troy NY

The Politics of Immigration
A Dialogue with Jane Guskin
at the James Connolly Forum
Co-Sponsored by The Troy Area Labor Council, AFL-CIO

Friday, February 15, 2013, at 7:00pm
Oakwood Community Center
313 Tenth Street, Troy, New York 12180
Donation of $5 requested, $2 unemployed and students
more information: 518 505 0948

Directions: Exit 9E off 787 Collar City Bridge for Rte 7, on left at 2nd light between 9th and 10th Sts.
Parking on left on 9th St., Old Fire station building parking lot left on 10th Use the door facing Hoosick St.

Jane Guskin is co-author with David Wilson of The Politics of Immigration: Questions and Answers, published in July 2007 by Monthly Review Press. Guskin and Wilson are also co-editors, since 1990, of Weekly News Update on the Americas, a summary of Latin American news. In addition, Guskin edited Immigration News Briefs, a bulletin covering immigration-related news, from 1998 through 2008. In 1997 Guskin and Wilson helped found the Coalition for the Human Rights of Immigrants, an all-volunteer group mobilizing against workplace raids. From April 2002 to April 2004, they worked to free their colleague and friend, Farouk Abdel-Muhti, from immigration detention.

Guskin is co-director of the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute, a grassroots foundation supporting nonviolent action for social justice, where she has worked since 1993. She lives in New York City.

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