Immigration Reform and the Role of Faith-Based Institutions
Panel Discussion with Dr. Manuel Vasquez and Dr. Philip Williams
Tuesday, Sept. 29
WA108 at 7 p.m.
Join a panel discussion led by Dr. Manuel Vasquez, Chair of the Religion Department at the University of Florida, and Dr. Philip Williams, Director of the Latin American Studies Center at the University of Florida. The panel discussion features two experts on Latino immigration in the U.S. Dr. Philip Williams will explore the socio-political context of immigration reform in his presentation, “Immigration Reform: How did we get here and where are we going.” Dr. Vasquez will explore the role religious institutions play in Latino immigrants lives through his lecture, “Re-Moralizing the Discourse on Immigration: The Contribution of Faith-Based Organizations.”