Library has twopart immigration forum

first_imgA two-part forum on immigration opens at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Vancouver Community Library, 901 C St., Vancouver.The first session — “Immigration: How Does it Work?” — will feature a panel discussion that touches on several issues: Who is coming to Clark County? How are immigration laws enforced? What about children?Moderator Erin McKee is co-director of the Immigrant Rights Project for the Oregon Justice Resource Center. Panelists scheduled to appear are Rachel Aitchison, attorney; Marcelo Diversi, associate professor at Washington State University Vancouver; and Quinn Andrus, community relations officer for United States Citizenship and Immigration Services in Portland.Registration is requested but not required: ( or call 360-906-5000).The second forum is at 6:30 p.m. April 25. The topic is “Coming to America: Who Should We Welcome, What Should We Do?”Coming to America is a joint project of Fort Vancouver Regional Libraries; WSU Vancouver; the Foley Institute’s Initiative for Public Deliberation; the National Issues Forums Institute; and the National Week of Conversation.Both sessions will be in the Columbia Room.last_img read more