Law symposium to explore cross-border migration of unaccompanied minors

Logo of the National Partnership for New AmericansNIU’s College of Law will host a faculty symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 24, on “Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform.”

The event in Altgeld Hall, including lunch, is free and open to the public.

Registration is required and available online; 5.5 hours MCLE credit is available for attorneys.

Joshua Hoyt, executive director of the National Partnership for New Americans, is the featured speaker. The symposium also will feature three 90-minute panels.

Symposium topics will include the core reasons for migration across the border by unaccompanied minors, detention and representation issues and legislation and policy considerations.

For more information, call (815) 753-9655 or email mmitchell@niu.edu.

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