TBI Hosts Lecture on Immigration

Friday, May 23, 2014

Mary Meg McCarthy

Inside USD -- “Human rights don’t stop at borders.”

Ev Meade, PhD, of the USD Trans-Border Institute welcomed community members to the 18th Annual Sister Sally Furay Lecture this May with these powerful words. Featuring keynote speaker Mary Meg McCarthy, executive director of Heartland Alliance’s National Immigrant Justice Center (NIJC), the lecture explored the current state of U.S. immigration policy. Throughout the lecture, McCarthy constantly returned to the main question at hand: “What Does Justice Mean for Migrants and Refugees?” For many immigrants and refugees, McCarthy answered, “Justice has become a moving target, and far too often one that is moving in the wrong direction.” (Full Story)


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