10am-12pm McCormick Lounge at Coffey Hall
The purpose of this panel is to discuss the conditions contributing to the migration of unaccompanied minors and families, and the experiences they are facing when apprehended at the border.
Rev. Peter Neeley, S.J.Director of Educational Programs, Kino Border Initiative
Peter Sanchez, Ph.D.Professor & Graduate Program Director at Loyola University Chicago
2:30pm-4:30pm McCormick Lounge at Coffey Hall
The purpose of this panel is to discuss the current and proposed policies and practices responding to the surge of undocumented children, as well as the risks and challenges these children face by the US government’s current response. The question, “What can, and what should we do?” will be addressed.
Sonia Nazario, MA Pulitzer prize winning journalist, Enrique's Journey
Maria Woltjen, J.D.Director, The Young Center for Immigrant Children's Rights at the University of Chicago