Reflections on Today’s Immigration Crisis

Over the last year, the story of immigration in this country has centered on Chicago. Despite the challenging circumstances, we have seen a city come together to help our new neighbors as much as we can. Hear from those who have been part of the efforts to welcome new arrivals, about the challenges and triumphs involved with this work.


  • Marina Burka, The Resurrection Project
  • Jacqueline Garcia, Legal Aid Society
  • Alejandro Gomez, National Immigrant Justice Center

This seminar is part of PILI’s Summer Educational Series for our Law Student Interns and Graduate Fellows. Please note that this program is not being offered for Illinois MCLE credit.

Join us in-person starting at 11:45 a.m. for lunch. Virtual participation is also available.

If you have questions about PILI’s Law Student Internship Program, Graduate Fellowship Program or our educational programming, please contact PILI’s Attorney Program Manager Arthur Surratt by email or by phone at 312-832-5130.

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