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Professor Jennifer Chacón will moderate a program that examines current efforts at the federal, state and local level to limit or ban refugee resettlement as well as advocates’ responses to these efforts. The speakers include Cecillia Wang, director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project, and Nasrina Bargzie, the National Security and Civil Rights Project Director at Advancing Justice Asian Law Caucus.
|Cecillia Wang is the Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project. She is a nationally recognized expert on issues at the intersection of immigration and criminal law, including state anti-immigrant laws, racial profiling and other unlawful police practices relating to immigration enforcement. Full Bio.
|Nasrina Bargzie leads the Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus’s National Security and Civil Rights Program. NSCR focuses on post-September 11 civil rights and human rights issues, and addresses those issues through litigation, direct services, advocacy and community education. Full Bio.
|Professor Chacón does research in the fields of immigration law, constitutional law and criminal law and procedure. As a teacher of both criminal procedure and immigration law and policy, she is particularly interested in questions arising at the intersection of these fields. Full Bio.