Mobilizing Coherent Community Responses to Changing Immigration Policies | "Beyond the Wall": Special Screening and Community Discussion of Documentary Film
July 26, 2017
The event was hosted by the Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS), Cabrini Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance of Catholic Charities of Galveston-Houston, the Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative, and the South Texas College of Law Houston.
This session featured a special screening of The Texas Tribune’s short documentary, “Beyond the Wall” which puts viewers into the shoes of undocumented immigrants, border patrol agents and a borderland rancher to explore the state’s most pressing immigration issues. It is part of the Tribune’s yearlong Bordering on Insecurity project. Following the screening, the Tribune’s Jay Root moderated an expert panel discussion exploring the issues and solutions.
Moderator: Jay Root, Reporter, The Texas Tribune
Chief Art Acevedo, Houston Police Department
Julián Aguilar, Reporter, The Texas Tribune
Sarah Howell, Social Worker, Las Americas Newcomer School
Stan Marek, President and CEO, Marek Construction
Karla Quetzalli Perez, Board Member, United We Dream
More information at https://cmsny.org/event/2017-due-process-conference/