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February 25, 2019

Legal experts to discuss immigration, healthcare and career issues facing Hispanics

WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2019 — Legal experts will gather March 8 at the American Bar Association to discuss current issues facing the Hispanic community, including immigration, healthcare and careers in the law. The program is sponsored by the ABA Commission on Hispanic Legal Rights & Responsibilities.

Experts from government, advocacy groups, law firms, academia and the ABA will take part in four panel discussions:

  • Immigration Challenges Facing the Hispanic Community
  • Children Impacted by Immigration
  • Issues Impacting the Hispanic Community in Healthcare
  • Career Success Strategies

The program – titled “An In-Depth Look at the Future of Hispanic Rights: Immigration, Healthcare, Children’s Rights and Advice Regarding Career Strategies & Navigating the Workplace” – will be held from 1 to 5:30 p.m. at ABA headquarters, 1050 Connecticut Ave. NW in Washington, D.C.

The panelists will include experts from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Kids in Need of Defense, George Washington University, American University, four prominent Washington law firms and the ABA. More details are available online.

The event is open to members of the press. For media credentials, please contact Marc Davis at [email protected].

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