Why are there 11 Million Undocumented People?

Is immigration forced or a choice?
Is the immigration system really broken?
What can I do about it?

Join us in this immigration forum to learn from experts (will be announced soon) and SJSU students the answers for these questions.

Tentative Program:

1. Panel Discussion On:
i. Why do people migrate? Is it forced or a choice?
ii. Myths & Stereotypes
- Undocumented immigrants steal jobs from U.S. citizens?
- Undocumented immigrants bring crime and disease to the U.S.
- Undocumented immigrants don’t pay taxes but still get benefits
iii. Q & A from the Audience

- Dr. Joshua Troncoso, SJSU MAS
- Priya Murthy, Policy and Organizing Program Director at SIREN
- Third panelist to be confirmed soon

2. Why is the immigration system broken?
i. Testimony by member of SAHE
ii. Presentation
- Invited Speakers: Jasmin, E4FC
iii. Community Leaders Experience on the Issue
- Celine Dinhjanelle, Immigration Attorney from Pangea Legal Services
- Idiana Peralta, Organizer of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church