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Immigration Day of Action at The New School, April 19

The New School has been recognized many times as the U.S.’s most international university. As part of our commitment to welcoming global voices on Friday, April 19, The New School will join colleges and universities across the country to push for smart immigration reform. The Immigration Day of Action will offer events highlighting the role of immigration in driving innovation and creating American jobs.

The New School’s Immigration Day of Action is held in concert with the Partnership for a New American Economy and the National Immigration Forum. Read on for a full schedule of events, and visit the Office of International Student Services for more information about international life at The New School.

The New School’s Immigration Day of Action, April 19
Kick-off Breakfast
9:00-10:00 a.m., Orozco Room, 66 West 12th Street.
This event will kick-off the Immigration Day of Action at The New School with opening remarks from the Provost Tim Marshall and the Senior Director of ISS, Monique Ngozi Nri. RSVP to

Tabling/Digital Campaign
10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m., lobby of 66 West 12th Street
Immigration-related resources and handouts will be available as well as an opportunity to electronically submit immigration reform-related petitions and write thoughts on canvas.

Screening of The Dream is Now
4:30-6:00 p.m., 66 W. 12th Street, Room 407
The Dream is Now is a new 30-minute documentary by Academy Award-winning director Davis Guggenheim. The screening will be followed by by a panel discussion and a Q&A. The panel will include: Erwin de Leon (Urban Institute), Alexandra Delano (Global Studies Program, The New School), Cecilia Frescas (The New School Dreamers), Keving Kang (United We Dream), and a representative from the Mayor’s Office. RSVP to

In addition, at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, April 18, the United Farm Workers of America’s Dolores Huerta will deliver the keynote address at the Center for Public Scholarship’s Food and Immigrant Life Conference.


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