Related  news/events


PBS Frontline:

Lost in detention

w/ Maria Hinojosa


NY Governor Cuomo

Challenges secure communities


NY Regents push Dream Act


Dream Act Resources:


College Dream Acts

See intro page 2


Dr. Q: My Journey From Migrant Farm Worker to Brain Surgeon


New York State Youth Leadership Council

NY Dream Act

Sign the Petition please


Feet in Two Worlds


Cardinal Mahony’s Blog


Don Kerwin’s Blog

Woodstock Center


The Hopeline in the Bronx


National Immigration Law Center Dream Resources


The NYS Dream Act S.4179


Center for Migration Studies



UCLA Labor Center


Migration Policy Institute




No Dreamers left Behind


Roberto Gonzales,

University of Chicago

Huffington Post, Sept 8th 2011


Resources for new Latino Entrepreneurs



NY State Dream Act Immigration Event (pdf)

 10-11-2011 (see bios and intro to Dream Acts)

From Dream to Action: Immigration Reform in New York

Time: October 11th 2011, 5-8pm Fordham Lincoln Center, 113 West 60th St 12th floor


Welcoming remarks: Msgr. Joseph Quinn,

Vice President, Mission and Ministry


Panel 1:  Dream to action:  State and City initiatives

Moderator:  Jairo Guzman, The Hopeline in the Bronx


Cardinal Roger Mahony,

Archbishop Emeritus of Los Angeles, (video-link)

Bill Perkins, State Senator (Harlem) NYS Dream Act sponsor

Don Kerwin, Director for the Center for Migration Studies


Panel 2: Community and University Initiatives


Moderator: Elaine Congress, GSS

Father Francis Skelly, Pastor, Immaculate Conception, Bronx

Aryah Somers, The Door, New York City

Diana Marin, Latino Law Students Association (LALSA)

Alyshia Galvez & Melissa Garcia, Lehman College

 “The Lehman Dream Team”


Discussion and next steps: Norma Fuentes & Darryl McLeod


Planning Committee:

Elaine Congress, DSW Associate Dean, Fordham

Graduate School of Social Service (GSS)

Jade de Saussure, MSW, Continuing Education, Fordham GSS

Dora Galacatos, Feerick Center for Social Justice  Lincoln Center

Jason Hilliard, Exec Director, Hon. G. W. Meeks, U.S. Congress

Jairo Guzman, Executive Director, The Hopeline, Bronx New York

Darryl McLeod, CIPS and Economics, Fordham University


Co-sponsored by the Feerick Center for Social Justice, the Latino Law Students Association and the Center for International Policy Studies (CIPS)


Bios of Conference Participants questions, additions, corrections please contact Darryl McLeod at


CIPS Dream Act Immigration Reform Event 

October 11th 2011

5-8pm 12th Floor Lowenstein

Lincoln Center Campus

Sign the petition

Related Events:


Cornell University October 6th


New School October 18th


Depaul University October 24th



Father Juan Molina’s book

(now at USCCB) on Haiti


U.S. Mexico & CIPS Migration and Microfinance Group

Summer 2010 Alicia Portada (Union Settlement) Alfredo Cuecuecha (Ibero Americana) and Norma Fuentes 

Hispanos Causando Paniko

Dominican Today Post re Fordham Credit Union MOU

Summer 2012 Course :

 Migration, Microfinance and Poverty Reduction ECON 5808 and SOCI 5808 (cross listed)
































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