Wes Alums Discuss Immigration Policy

A panel discussion with Wesleyan alums and faculty, about U.S. immigration policy:

(Broken) Promises: Asian Americans and the Face of US Immigration
Daphne Kwok ’84 is the executive director of the Angel Island Foundation and will speak about some of the issues behind the recent push for comprehensive immigration reform. Indira Karamcheti, professor of English and American Studies, will be speaking about the role of South Asians and US immigration. Eric Byler ’94 is a filmmaker (“Charlotte Sometimes”; “Americanese”) and has been documenting the struggle over anti-immigrant legislation in Prince William County, Virginia.
Date: Thursday May 1
Time: 7 pm
Usdan 108

Check out part of Eric Byler’s documentary, featuring a bigot trying to explain to protesters why they should learn to speak thamselves some English:

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