Tag Archives: National Immigrant Integration Conference

NIIC: Engaging communities and leaders

Lauren McCullough, Politics ’12 Recently, our entire class made a trip to Seattle to attend the fourth annual National Immigrant Integration Conference. Participation in the conference was an incredible opportunity that furthered complemented our collective work in immigration issues. The three days we spent there were fascinating. There were leaders, academics, officials and students from […]

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The DREAMer Panel: Undocumented Truths

by Katie DeCramer, Politics ’12 On a whim our first morning volunteering at the National Immigrant Integration Conference in Seattle, I plunked my watch around my wrist and tightened the strap. “Maybe,” I thought, “it’ll come in handy.” Little did I know that choosing to sport my wristwatch for the duration of the conference would […]

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What does immigrant “integration” look like?

Written by Mary Allain ’12 The NIIC conference has not only reaffirmed my belief in the importance of immigrant integration as an issue deserving national attention, it has further expanded my notion of what the term immigration integration actually entails. By this I mean that immigrant integration encompasses much more than improving our English Language […]

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NIIC Stories of Detention & Deportation

Written by Daniel Merritt ’13   “ I spent the Prime of my Life defending the Constitution of the United States of America” “ I try not to say it too much, but that’s what I’m still doing today” – Rick Covington   One of the most inspiring moments at this past week’s National Immigrant […]

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