Immigration Is a Black Issue: A Conversation About Black Immigrants in the United States

Immigration Is a Black Issue: A Conversation About Black Immigrants in the United States

Immigration Is a Black Issue: A Conversation about Black Immigrants in the United States (Live Roundtable & Recording)
02/01/2023 01:00 PM ET - 02:00 PM ET
Event Date: 02/01/2023
The recording for this roundtable is publicly available at
Format Length CLE Eligible
Video Roundtable 60 min. No

AILA will mark the start of Black History Month with a discussion focusing on the growing population of Black immigrants in the United States and the challenges they face.

Topics include:

  • Populations and trends
  • Challenges for Black immigrants, domestic and abroad
  • Legal needs
  • Growing political power

This roundtable will be open to nonmembers in addition to AILA members. If you aren’t an AILA member, visit the nonmember registration page.

AILA University Video Roundtables are free interactive learning opportunities where AILA members come together from across the country and world to discuss hot topics and network with colleagues in the field. Video roundtables are part of AILA University programming, and each session is hosted by faculty selected for their expertise. This roundtable is available only to AILA members and is not CLE eligible. The free recording will be available 7-10 business days following the live event.

Allen Orr, AILA Immediate Past President/Client Resources Committee, Washington, DC

Yasmin Adelle Blackburn, AILA Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee Vice Chair/DOL Liaison Committee, Trumbull, CT

Haddy Gassama, UndocuBlack Network, Policy and Advocacy Director, Washington, DC

Ronald Claude, Black Alliance for Just Immigration, Director of Policy & Advocacy, New York, NY

Allen Morris, RAICES, Senior Policy and Government Affairs Strategist, Austin, TX

Taisha Saintil, Haitian Bridge, Legislative and Communications Associate, San Diego, CA

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