Constitution Day: Family Separations & Detention at the Border

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U.S. Constitution Day Program Family Separations and Detention at the Border: Legal Asylum Risks


Mary Mendenhall, Ed.D. Dr. Mary Mendenhall is Associate Professor of Practice in the International and Transcultural Studies Department at Teachers College. Her research interests include policies and practices of refugee education across camp, urban and resettlement contexts.

Eleanor Acer, J.D. As the director of Human Rights First's Refugee Protection Program, Eleanor Acer oversees Human Rights First's research and advocacy on issues relating to refugee protection, asylum, and migrants' rights. Ms. Acer advocates, speaks and writes regularly about refugees’ and migrants’ human rights issues including, legal representation, detention, U.S. asylum law/policy, U.S. global refugee protection and resettlement policies.

September 17, 2018, 6:00 PM

September 17, 2018, 8:00 PM

179 Grace Dodge Hall