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Saturday, July 23 • 1:15pm - 2:15pm
Immigrant Dreams in the Empire State: the Fight for Respect and Dignity

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In this election year, anti-immigrant politics have had a tragic resurgence, with candidates for major office espousing hate and nativists across the country feeling emboldened. Across the country, this has produced fear and anger in immigrant communities, where eleven million people still live without papers and in the shadows. Eliana Fernández will discuss what that fear looks and feels like here in New York, particularly in the suburbs, and how our communities can fight back.

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Eliana Fernández

Eliana Fernández is a DREAMer from Long Island and an immigration case manager with Make the Road New York. Eliana came to the United States from Ecuador when she was a teenager to join her parents, and she lived for years as an undocumented immigrant before finally being able to... Read More →


Saturday July 23, 2016 1:15pm - 2:15pm
King Street Ballroom

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