Helen Hamilton Day addresses immigration

UND Law Women’s Caucus presents Helen Hamilton Day, March 1-2. This year’s conference is titled, “Coming to America: Legal Perspectives on Immigration.” Events will take place in the Baker Courtroom, School of Law, beginning at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, March 1. This two-day seminar is free to the public and has been approved for five continuing legal education credits and applied for Minnesota continuing legal education credits.

Four guest speakers will present as follows:

Thursday, March 1:
* Arabella Demeterio, Migrant Legal Services, “Unique Legal Issues with Migrant Workers,” 1 p.m. Baker Courtroom.
* Hatidza Asovic, North Dakota Legal Services, “Domestic Violence in the Context of Newly Arrived Americans,” 2:05 p.m., Baker Courtroom.

Friday, March 2:
* Sam Myers, Myers Thompson P.A., “Employment-Based Immigration,” 9:05 a.m., Baker Courtroom.
* Dan Kesselbrenner, National Immigration Project, “Crimes and Immigration,” 10:10 a.m., Baker Courtroom.

This two-day event is hosted by the UND Law Women’s Caucus student organization and is co-sponsored by the State Bar Association of North Dakota.

Helen Hamilton was the first woman graduate of the School of Law, graduating in 1905. The annual day honors the accomplishments of Hamilton and other women graduates of the law school.
-- Rob Carolin, Director of Alumni and Public Relations, Law School, carolin@law.und.edu, 7-2856