Students Alumni Faculty Staff
Understanding Immigration Policies and Their Effects on Campus: A Workshop
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Wolff Conference Room, Albert and Vera List Academic Center 6 East 16th Street, New York, NY 10003, Room D1103
For New School students, staff, faculty, security, and residential advisors...
- How can you minimize risks to those affected?
- Are you aware of immigration laws that apply to campus spaces, including dorms, building lobbies, classrooms, private space?
- What would you do if immigration officials approached you for information about students?
- How can you best act in solidarity with all members of TNS community afected by recent changes in immigration laws and policies?
- What can we do legally and strategically to cultivate and maintain environments that are safe and solidary?
1. Overview: current state of affairs (All)
- Immigration status and policy
- Immigrant communities - responses, fears
2. Legal Frameworks and School Policies (National Immigration Law Center)
- Plyler v Doe
- Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA): Limiting ICE's Access to Information
- Fourth Amendment Protections Against Unreasonable Searches
- DHS's Sensitive Locations Memos
- Additional Elements of School Policies
3. Best Strategies, Best Practices (New Sanctuary Coalition)
- Security, Law Enforcement, ICE
- Public, private spaces
- Employees, members, staff
- Muslim ban, DACA, TPS, Undocumented
- Protocols in case of information requests
- Signage, Identity cards
4. Awareness and Sensitivity (YLC)
- Who is affected
- Race, incarceration and detention
- NYC communities
- Everyday issues at work, school
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