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Julie Myers Wood, former head of ICE, to speak on 9/11 Effect

Julie Myers Wood, former head of Immigration and Customs Enforcement, along with a panel of national experts,Photos by renowned documentary photographer Steven Rubin of the Penn State School of Visual Arts will be exhibited at the event. will visit Penn State Law at 9 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 16 for "The 9/11 Effect and Its Legacy on U.S. Immigration Laws." The agenda includes three panels of nationally recognized experts who will examine the impact of dozens of federal programs established in the wake of 9/11 that continue to impact tens of thousands of individual immigrants and their families. The event will also feature an exhibit of documentary photography by Professor Steven Rubin of the College of Arts and Architecture.

Sponsored by the Center for Immigrants' Rights at Penn State Law and the School of International Affairs, the event is designed to:

-- Identify the continuing impact of post-9/11 immigration policies;
-- Examine the relationship between these policies and human rights and race;
-- Discuss whether these policies served as legitimate national security tools; and
-- Identify potential policy changes.

The event takes place in the Greg Sutliff Auditorium of the Lewis Katz Building in University Park, Pa. and will be simulcast to room 106 of Lewis Katz Hall at 333 W. South Street in Carlisle, Pa. The Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board has approved this program for 4.5 hours of substantive law, practice and procedure CLE credit and no hours of ethics, substance abuse and professionalism CLE credit.

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