Immigration Topic of Spring President’s Forum
Loyola press release - April 5, 2007
“America’s Immigrants: New Perspectives from New Orleans on the National Debate” features Kevin R. Johnson, associate dean for academic affairs and the Mabie-Apallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicano Studies at the University of California Davis School of Law; Donald M. Kerwin, executive director of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC); and Luz Molina, clinical professor of law at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law.
Immigration is an issue of great importance to the Catholic Church, and it is an issue on which the church has taken a leadership role not just in formulating policy but in assisting with the delivery of legal assistance to persons who have few rights and resources.
Additionally, immigration is an issue increasingly important to the city of
In announcing the spring forums, Wildes commented, “I hope these events will encourage productive dialogue as
Loyola’s President’s Forums seek to explore and discuss some of the most compelling contemporary issues facing us today. Featuring internationally recognized scholars, the forum’s goal is to develop a dialogue with the larger community that helps us deepen our understanding and challenge us to move toward a more just and enlightened society.
Loyola University New Orleans is a Jesuit-Catholic institution with a total student enrollment of 4,724 including 800 law students.