City of Albany Human Rights Commission Speaker Series: Trump’s Travel Ban: The Legal Issues and Human Cost

City of Albany Human Rights Commission Speaker Series: Trump’s Travel Ban: The Legal Issues and Human Cost


Inside the Rotunda at Albany City Hall

The City of Albany Human Rights Commission is pleased to announce its inaugural Speaker Series covering topical issues affecting Human Rights will take place on Thursday, February 1, 2018. The Commission sponsored lecture is titled: “Trump’s Travel Ban: The Legal Issues and Human Cost.”

 

Admission | FREE!

 

The Event will be held in the rotunda of Albany City Hall at 24 Eagle Street from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. The program will examine the legal issues involved in the new travel bans and restrictions implemented by the President’s Administration. The bans are the subject of constitutional challenges pending in multiple court cases including the United States Supreme Court. The lecture will also examine the human cost to families, students and professionals swept up in the new rules that restrict travel to the United States for work, school and family events.

 

Scheduled speakers:

 

Sarah Rogerson, Esq.

Director of the Immigration Law Clinic at Albany Law School. Among other projects,
Professor Rogerson is involved with the Law Clinic’s work representing people affected by the travel ban.

Click here to read about Professor Rogerson’s work with the Immigration Law Clinic.

 

Kamiar Alaei, Ph.D.

University at Albany, Director of the Global Institute for Health and Human Rights. Dr.
Alaei is a world-renowned expert on public health issues involving HIV. He has personal experience with the
travel bans.

Click here to read about Dr. Alaei and his published comments on the travel ban.

 

Join the Commission in what promises to be a thought-provoking and interesting examination of this important and timely topic.

February 1 | 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM