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AAWGT Educational Session - Immigration: Facts, Trends & Realities

  • 09/14/2011
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • Roger W. "Pip" Moyer Community Recreation Center (PMRC), 273 Hilltop Lane, Annapolis

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Please join us for a timely exploration of facts, trends and realities about immigration.  During the session, we will look at the overall immigration statistics and trends for the U.S., Maryland and Anne Arundel County.  Who are our area’s immigrants?  Where do they come from?  What do we know about their lives, beliefs and hopes for the future? Does every immigrant hope for “successful integration” into U.S. culture and the workforce?  What specific challenges are faced by our county’s immigrant population and, in particular, their children? Finally, what programs – existing or proposed – address the issues facing immigrant populations?

GUEST SPEAKERS: Randy Capps, Demographer and Sr. Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute; Dan Masterson, PhD, USNA History Professor; and Ellen Olsen, ELL [English Language Learner] Family and Community Outreach Specialist for Anne Arundel County Public Schools.  

MODERATOR:  Lynne Davidson

This event is free, open to the public and accessible to persons with disabilities.

 

TO LEARN MORE, CONTACT:  education@givingtogether.org

 

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS:  Call Joanna Clarke at 410-263-5691.  (Please request sign language interpreters five business days in advance.)

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