Arab Americans in the Current Political Landscape

March 17, 2003 | College of Staten Island

The College of Staten Island hosts a lecture by Kareem W. Shora who will speak on issues related to the U.S. Department of Justice’s post-9/11 initiatives including Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) programs during an informative, interactive lecture series at the CSI Library.

WHO:
Kareem W. Shora, JD (Doctor of Jurisprudence) LL.M.(Master of Laws), Legal Advisor for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee

WHAT:
Shora will speak on issues related to the U.S. Department of Justice’s post-9/11 initiatives including Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) programs during an informative, interactive lecture series at the CSI Library. Other topics may include ethnic profiling, hate crimes, and unlawful discrimination issues, and the more general situation of Arab Americans and Muslim Americans in the aftermath of 9/11.
Post-9/11 legislation issues may also be addressed, such as the USA Patriot Act and the proposed Domestic Security Enhancement Act of 2003, aka the USA Patriot Act II. The lectures will be followed by a question and answer session.

WHEN:
Thursday, March 27, 2003
1:30 – 2:30 pm and
3:00 – 4:00 pm

WHERE:
College of Staten Island, Library Theater (1L-103)
2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10314

Both sessions are free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by the Office of the President, the Pluralism and Diversity Program, and the Center for International Service. For more information regarding the event contact Winnie Brophy at 718-982-2100.

You are invited to send a reporter, photographer or camera crew to this event. If you plan to attend or would like to schedule an interview, contact Ken Bach at 718-982-2328.