Forum: Supporting Asylum Seekers

Sun, Jun 30, 2019 - 2:00pm to 5:00pm


Washtenaw Congregational Sanctuary and the Interfaith Council invite you to this important forum on Supporting Asylum Seekers. Hosted by The Church of the Good Shepard, United Church of Christ.

Learn, discuss, and organize:
**Background information on asylum laws, policies, and process
**Challenges faced by asylum seekers and their families
**Support that community groups and congregations have organized
**What we need to do now to support asylum seekers in Washtenaw County


**Sabrina Balgamwalla
Assistant Clinical Professor and Director
Asylum & Immigration Law Clinic, Wayne State Law School

**Sarah Schoettle
Staff Attorney, Michigan Immigration Rights Center (MIRC)

**Cheryl Valentine
Committed Activist, The Immigration Action Coalition of the First Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Ann Arbor, with experience in supporting asylum seekers

Questions: Contact ICPJ @ 313.663.1870

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The Church of the Good Shepherd, United Church of Christ
2145 Independence Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104


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