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ONU Law Review Symposium focuses on immigration law in time of terror

Mar 20, 2017

A variety of experts will share their insights on the topical theme of “Defining Immigration Law in a Time of Terror” during the 40th annual Ohio Northern University Law Review Symposium on March 24 in the ONU College of Law.

Following is a list of speakers and topics. More information can be found here

9:15 a.m. -10 a.m. Amanda Frost, “Unmaking Unauthorized Immigrants.” Frost is professor of law at the American University Washington College of Law. She writes and teaches in the fields of constitutional law, federal courts and jurisdiction, immigration law and judicial ethics.

10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Jennifer Lee Koh, “Removal in the Shadows of the Immigration Court under the Trump Administration.” Koh is a professor of law and director of the Immigration Clinic at Western State College of Law. Her scholarship focuses on federal immigration enforcement and the intersection of criminal and immigration laws.

11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Leticia Saucedo, “Employment Authorization and Immigration Status: Separate Identities for the Sake of Security?” Saucedo is a professor of law at U.C. Davis School of Law. She is an expert in employment, labor and immigration law, and she teaches immigration and employment law at U.C. Davis.

1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Khaled Beydoun, “Islamaphobia, Immigration and Executive Actions Banning Muslims.” Beydoun is an associate professor of law at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law. He is also senior affiliated faculty at the University of California-Berkeley Islamaphobia Research and Documentation Project. His research examines the legal construction of Arab- and Muslim-American identity, Islamaphobia and the intersection of national security policy, civil liberties and citizenship.

1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Panelist discussion featuring Jill Apa, practitioner and lead subject matter expert. Apa is special counsel with Barclay Damon LLP in Buffalo, N.Y., and she counsels exclusively in the area of U.S. immigration law. She handles a variety of immigration issues, including temporary and permanent (green card) employment-based cases.