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Undocumented Immigrants at Catholic Universities Discuss Activism in Era of Deportation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

September 17, 2019

MEDIA CONTACT

Michelle Nealy, mnealy@faithinpubliclife.org, (202) 735-7123 

Mackenzie Harris, mharris@faithinpubliclife.org, (610) 283-8879

Ann Pauley, pauleya@trinitydc.edu, (202) 884-9725 

Undocumented Immigrants at Catholic Universities Discuss Activism in Era of Deportation

Panel at Trinity Washington University features students from Trinity, Georgetown and Catholic University 

Washington, D.C. —  On Tuesday, September 24th at 10:30 a.m., President Patricia McGuire of Trinity Washington University will open a panel discussion co-sponsored by Faith in Public Life and Trinity that will explore how undocumented immigrants at Catholic universities are organizing and speaking out at a time when the Trump administration targets immigrant communities. Students will share their personal stories of immigration, discuss their activism, and reflect on how this advocacy connects with their faith.

WHAT:

Undocumented & Unafraid: Student Activism in the Era of Deportation

WHEN:

Tuesday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m. 

WHERE:

Trinity Washington University

Social Hall. 125 Michigan Ave NE

Washington, DC 20017

WHO:

Patricia McGuire, President, Trinity Washington University

John Gehring, Catholic Program Director Faith in Public Life (moderator)

Arlin Tellez, Trinity Washington University

Daniela Zelaya, Trinity Washington University

José Gutiérrez, Catholic University

Mizraim Gurrero, Georgetown University

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