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St. Thomas Law Intercultural Human Rights Law Review Hosts “Dreaming with DACA” Symposium

By March 19, 2018Law School, STU News

The St. Thomas Law Intercultural Human Rights Law Review recently hosted its annual symposium. This year, the event focused on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

Titled “Dreaming with DACA”, the event took the form of a panel discussion featuring immigration attorney and St. Thomas Law alum Saman Movassaghi Gonzalez, Esq.’03; Andrea Senteno, Legislative Staff Attorney of the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund; Adrian Escarate’11, St. Thomas Alumni and DACA Recipient; and Julio Calderon, a South Florida community organizer and DACA Activist.

The panelists had an open discussion about the issues regarding DACA, case laws, decisions and where the program stands. The symposium was sponsored by the St. Thomas Law’s Intercultural Human Rights Law Review, the LL.M./J.S.D. Program in Intercultural Human Rights, the Human Trafficking Academy and the Themis Bar Review.

Ranked 6th amongst human rights journals worldwide, the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review is an annual journal, whose goal is to publish well-written, cutting-edge human rights scholarship by academics, practitioners, and students. Each year, the journal sponsors numerous discussions and debates on a wide variety of intercultural human rights issues.

Editorial Board Members of the Intercultural Human Rights Law Review
Professor Roza Pati, Faculty Advisor, and Guest Panelists

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