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June 17 @ 8:00 pm

American Immigrants for Justice Discussion on Family Separation

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Date:
June 17
Time:
8:00 pm

Venue

Books & Books in Coral Gables
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables, FL 33134 United States
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Phone:
3054424408


Join us for an in-depth discussion on Americans for Immigrant Justice’s latest report, “Family Separation: Broken Systems, Broken Families”. The report is filled with firsthand accounts from clients and staff of their experiences at the border and beyond.


Join us for a conversation with 
Cheryl Little & Edwidge Danticat 
discussing
Family Separation: Broken Systems, Broken Families

 


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 Edwidge Danticat

 

Edwidge Danticat is the author of several books, including Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah Book Club selection, Krik? Krak!, a National Book Award finalist, The Farming of BonesThe Dew BreakerCreate Dangerously, and Claire of the Sea Light. She is also the editor of The Butterfly’s Way: Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States, Best American Essays 2011, Haiti Noir and Haiti Noir 2. She has written six books for children and young adults, AnacaonaBehind the MountainsEight DaysThe Last MapouMama’s NightingaleUntwine, as well as a travel narrative, After the Dance. Her memoir, Brother, I’m Dying, was a 2007 finalist for the National Book Award and a 2008 winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobiography.  She is a 2009 MacArthur fellow.

 


Cheryl Little

Cheryl Little, Esq., co-founder and executive director of Americans for Immigrant Justice (AI Justice), has been a tireless advocate for immigrant rights for more than three decades and has established herself as one of this country’s leading experts in the immigration field. She has authored several publications on immigration, testified many times before Congress, and appeared on national television programs such as 60 Minutes, Nightline, PBS NewsHour, Frontline, and CNN.

 

 


AI Justice is an award-winning non-profit law and advocacy firm that protects and promotes the basic human rights of immigrants. In Florida and on a national level, we champion the rights of unaccompanied immigrant children; advocate for survivors of trafficking and domestic violence; serve as a watchdog on immigration detention practices and policies; and speak for immigrant groups who have particular and compelling claims to justice.

Americans for Immigrant Justice is one of the nation’s leading 501(c)(3) non-profit agencies providing immigration legal services to low-income individuals and advocating for common sense immigration policies.