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Immigration Policy Landscape: Then and Now

Join Northeastern Law's School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs for a panel discussion of the past, present and future of immigration policy on the U.S./Mexico border. A panel of experts including Professor Rachel Rosenbloom and Hemanth Gundavaram will highlight the experiences of policy makers, journalists, lawyers, advocates and academics as they consider the implications of recent policy and practice on the future of American immigration policy. This event is free and open to the public. 

When: Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Time: 3 to 4 p.m. EST
Location: Zoom Webinar



Rachel Rosenbloom
Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Experiential Education

Professor Rosenbloom is Associate Dean for Experiential Education at the Northeastern University School of Law. Her recent scholarship has focused on the intersection of criminal law and immigration law.

Veronica Escobar
Congresswoman, Texas’ 16th Congressional District

Congresswoman Escobar took office on January 3, 2019 as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives after making history as the first woman elected to this seat and the first of two Latinas from Texas to serve in Congress.

Hemanth C. Gundavaram
Clinical Professor and Director, Immigrant Justice Clinic

Professor Gundavaram joined the Northeastern University School of Law faculty in 2014. He is the co-founder and director of the school’s Immigrant Justice Clinic. He also teaches Immigration Law and Administrative Law.

Taylor Levy
Immigration Lawyer

Taylor Levy is an immigration attorney who worked in El Paso, Texas. After a decade working with various nonprofits, Taylor founded her own legal consulting firm dedicated to protecting the rights of asylum-seekers arriving at our southern border.

Robert Moore
Founder/CEO of El Paso Matters, Pulitzer Prize Finalist
Robert Moore has been a journalist for 38 years, most of it in El Paso. He currently is president and CEO of El Paso Matters, a nonprofit news organization he founded that began publishing in February 2020.

SPPUA in Action Event Series

Hosted by the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs, SPPUA in Action Seminar Series is a community-building initiative that brings together faculty, students, alumni, and friends of the School to share their current work, in either research or practice. The goal is to strengthen the School’s network by discussing ideas and showing its diversity of projects.  

Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Event Type

Panel/Roundtable Discussion



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