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Wednesday, March 28, 2012

SAVE THE DATE: 4/10 Jose Antonio Vargas

Define American
"My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant"
A conversation about immigration and the DREAM Act with Pulitzer-prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas. Reception with food to follow event.

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 6-8PM
Columbia University Law School, Room JG 106
435 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10025

Jose Antonio Vargas has been a journalist for over a decade, writing for some of the most prestigious news organizations in the country. He is founder of the organization Define American. Born in the Philippines, he emigrated to the United States at age 12. Stunning the media and political circles and attracting world-wide coverage, Vargas wrote the groundbreaking essay, "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant," for the New York Times Magazine in the summer of 2011.

Reception with food will be provided at 7pm in the Law School JG Annex. Network with community leaders, students and professors.

Please Register for the event here: Registration

Co-Sponsors: SIPA Migration Working Group, Barnard's Forum on Migration, SIPA International Media, Advocacy and Communications (IMAC) specialization, Law School Society for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (SIRR), Law School Asian Pacific American Law Students Association (APALSA), SIPA Southeast Asian Student Initiative (SEASI), SIPA Latin American Student Association (LASA), SIPA'S LGBTQ Policy Organization (GLIPA)

Link to the Registration:

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SIPA’s Migration Working Group aims to promote dialogue, awareness, and community involvement in national and international migration issues. Through advocacy, volunteerism, career networking, and academic seminars and conferences we engage SIPA, Columbia University, and the wider New York community in the interdisciplinary field of migration.

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