Artist: Celeste Contreras

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“Marisela”                     Artist: Raoul Deal

Click here to watch the video of this forum

Informational Handouts for This Forum:

Immigration Articles Bibliography

Immigration Books Bibliography

Immigration Services Agencies

Rachel Ida Buff Panelist Notes

Ed Fallone Panelist Notes

WUWM Interview with Ed Fallone 2/27/19
"Immigration Policy Takes Center Stage at League of Women Voters Public Forum"

LWVMC Public Issues Forum - Free and Open to the Public

Immigration Policies:
DACA and Keeping Families Together

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Alverno College - Lampe Recital Hall in Alphonsa Hall
3441 South 39th Street, Milwaukee

9:30 a.m. - Coffee/Social  10:00 a.m.-Noon - Program

Limited parking available in Lot E, ample street parking. Campus map:

The focus of the forum is on DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and on policies that have separated families while in ICE custody. The forum will provide deeper understanding of these two key immigration issues and their impact nationally and locally, and promote awareness of the League’s policy advocate role.

Facilitated small group discussions will be held from 12:15 to 1:00 p.m. for those who would like to participate. Panelists:

Dr. RACHEL IDA BUFF teaches history and comparative ethnic studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where she also directs the Cultures and Communities Program. She is the author of Against the Deportation Terror: Organizing for Immigrant Rights in the 20th Century.

Atty. ED FALLONE is an Associate Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School and a member of the Undocumented Students Task Force at Marquette University.

MARGARITA GARCIA-ROJAS is a UW-Milwaukee undergraduate student majoring in Latin American Studies and History.

KATHLEEN DUNN will moderate the panel. She recently retired from a 25-year career as a talk show host at Wisconsin Public Radio.

Thank you to our co-sponsors:


Jewish Voice for Peace - Milwaukee

LULAC-WI - League of United Latin American Citizens

Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition