Panel to Discuss U.S. Border Issues Since Election

St. Lawrence University will hold a panel discussion from noon to 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 6, in Hepburn Hall, room 218, related to issues of immigration and enforcement at the U.S. border between Texas and Mexico and between New York, the Mohawk Nation, and Canada. The discussion is free and open to the public.

Panelists will include Cynthia Bansak, professor of economics; Brian W David, Native inmate liaison officer between the U.S. Justice Department and Mohawk Council of Akwesasne and former elected chief of Akwesasne; Neil Forkey, senior lecturer in Canadian studies; Megan Horn Essaheb, assistant director of Immigration and Immigrants’ Rights at Advancing Justice (AAJC) and former policy analyst for Farmworker Justice in Washington, D.C.; and, Chelsea Francis ’12, Mohawk Council of Akwesasne.

Panelists will be asked questions related to their topic areas as well as current events, including immigration and border issues stemming from the 2016 U.S. Election.

For more information, contact the Department of English at 315-229-5125.