Evelyn Cruz, Associate Clinical Professor and Director of the College of Law's Immigration Law & Policy Clinic, will speak on a panel organized by the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona next month.
The panel is scheduled for 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 17, will be held in the ASU Language and Literature building, Room LL2. It will be held in conjunction with the screening of the documentary, The Least of These: Family Detention in America .
Cruz will be joined on the panel by Victoria Lopez, ACLU-AZ Immigration Rights Advocate, and Lindsay Marshall, an attorney with The Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project. The panel will be moderated by Paul Espinosa, a professor for ASU Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies.
For more information on the film, visit http://theleastofthese-film.com/.
To attend, RSVP to Mary Lunetta at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (602) 650-1854, ext. 107.
Cruz teaches Immigration Law and Comprehensive Law Practice and writes articles about immigration law, clinical education and therapeutic jurisprudence. She has co-authored several immigration law manuals used by immigration practitioners and pro-se detainees at Immigration Detention Centers throughout the country. Currently, she is working on ultinational/multidisciplinary approaches to solving the plight of unaccompanied immigrant minors.
The clinic she directs represents unaccompanied minors in immigration removal proceedings and received ASU's 2007 President's Medal for Social Embeddedness.