Democracy Talks: Immigrants' Rights

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On September 14, 2022, Governor Ron DeSantis (FL) routed approximately 50 asylum seekers from San Antonio, TX, to Martha’s Vineyard, MA. 

Join Somerville Public Library in partnership with Watertown Public Library as Professor Sarah Sherman-Stokes, associate director of the Immigrants’ Rights & Human Trafficking Clinic at Boston University School of Law, will share the legal implications of DeSantis’s actions and current issues in asylum law and policy.


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About The Presenter:

Sarah Sherman-Stokes is a clinical associate professor at Boston University School of Law. Ms. Sherman-Stokes teaches Immigration Law and is the associate director of the Immigrants’ Rights & Human Trafficking Clinic. Her scholarship takes a critical look at immigration law and policy, including at the intersections of asylum law, detention and deportation, and immigrant surveillance, enforcement and abolition. Her recent law review articles have been published in the Denver Law Review, Hastings Law Journal, Georgetown Immigration Law Journal, Villanova Law Review and the Indiana Law Review. She regularly speaks and appears in the media on issues including asylum, detention and deportation. She has published op-eds in The Washington Post, USA Today, Cognoscenti, Bloomberg Law and The Hill.

This program is presented in partnership with the Watertown Public Library and other MA libraries.

Registration will remain open until the program start time. When you register for this event, you'll receive an email confirmation with the Zoom link sent from the Watertown Public Library. Please make sure to check your spam folder if you don't see it initially. 

Start Time: 
7:00 PM
End Time: 
8:00 PM

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