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Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Conference on Immigrant Rights

There’s no doubt that immigration and immigrant rights are hot topics. But many worry that much gets lost in a wave of political jargon and that all sides are not equally heard, which is why the National Immigrant Solidarity Network is hosting a three-day conference of workshops at the University of Richmond beginning Friday.

Workshop topics will include congressional legislation, multi-ethnic organizing and militarization of the border. The film Reel Bad Arabs, which examines stereotypical “evil” Arabs in Hollywood blockbusters, will also be shown. Registration is $20 or $15 for students. For more information, call (202) 595-8990 or visit


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