Migration at the Southern Border FREE Webinar Tomorrow, October 28

By Valerie on October 27, 2020//Leave a comment

Migration at the Southern Border: Law, Policy, & Myth

Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Time: 12:00 to 1:00 pm

Location: Online Webinar

Cost: Free

Register: Here

MCLE: None



With the recent news about the children affected by the family separation policy, it seems more important than ever to know more about what is happening at our Southern border.


In this free webinar, ACLU attorney Bardis Vakili will present data to provide a better understanding of the situation at the border, as well as a description of current policies being applied at the border, how those policies have shifted in recent years, and his office’s litigation efforts to protect due process and fairness in the immigration system. Vakili is an attorney in the ACLU’s San Diego & Imperial Counties affiliate and his presentation will focus on the perspective from California and the California-Mexico border community.


Bardis Vakili came to the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties in September 2014 after four years in the ACLU’s Orange County office. His primary areas of focus are immigrants’ rights and the rights of youth and children. Additionally, he works on voting rights and policing issues. For his work in the field of immigrants’ rights, Vakili has received a California Lawyer Attorney of the Year award in 2017 and a National Lawyer’s Guild’s Daniel Levy Award in 2008. He is the former director of the political asylum program at Casa Cornelia Law Center in San Diego. He graduated from Tufts University in 1997 and the University of San Diego School of Law in 2006.


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