Who gets to come to the United States of America? Who will stay? How will they be treated? NCJW/Essex is sponsoring a Lunch and Learn program, Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today, on Monday, November 18, to discuss these important questions about the future of our country with a panel of immigration experts.

The expert panel examining the current state of immigration will include:

  • Greisa Martinez Rosas, United We Dream Executive Director
  • Farrin Anello, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Senior Attorney
  • Yalidy Matos, Rutgers University Assistant Professor
  • Rosa Huitzitzilin, Make the Road New Jersey Community Organizer

NCJW/Essex is a nonsectarian organization and this event is open to all. The fee is $20 for NCJW/Essex members and $25 for non-members; event includes a buffet lunch. Pre-registration is required; to register or for more information, please call (973) 740-0588 or visit www.ncjwessex.org.

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Beyond the Border: Immigration in America Today will be held in Livingston. Due to the nature of the topic being discussed, the address will be provided to attendees when they register for the event.

About National Council of Jewish Women, Essex County Section 
The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values. NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.  With more than 3,200 members, Essex County Section is the largest of the more than 100 NCJW Sections around the country. The Section was founded in 1912 and maintains offices in Livingston, N.J. For more information, log on to www.ncjwessex.org.