Wayne Law to host discussion on immigrant detention, mass incarceration

DETROIT —The Wayne Law chapter of the National Lawyers Guild will host a panel discussion Tuesday, April 3 exploring the intersection between immigrant detention and mass incarceration.

The event, which is free and open to the public, will be from 7 to 9 p.m. in the law school’s Spencer M. Partrich Auditorium, 471 W. Palmer St. Parking will be available for $7.75 (credit or debit card only) in Parking Structure No. 1 across West Palmer Street from the law school. Refreshments will be provided.

Assistant Professor (Clinical) Sabrina Balgamwalla, director of Wayne Law's Asylum and Immigration Law Clinic, will moderate the event. Prior to entering academia, Balgamwalla was a nonprofit immigration and domestic violence attorney in Washington, D.C.

Panelists:

  • Maria Ibarra-Frayre,  Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights
  • Ruby Robinson ’11, Michigan Immigrant Rights Center
  • Nadine Yousif ’15, CODE Legal Aid
  • Rachel Lerman, second-year Wayne Law student, student volunteer at CARA Family Detention Pro Bono Project

For more information contact Phillip Keller, phillip.keller@wayne.edu.

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Maria Ibarra-Frayre

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Ruby Robinson

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Nadine Yousif

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Rachel Lerman

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Contact: Kaylee Place

Email: kaylee.place@wayne.edu

Phone: 313-577-4629

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