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Law Review presents Immigration Law and Resistance: Ensuring a Nation of Immigrants

Friday October 20, 2017

Kalmanovitz Appellate Courtroom, room 1001, King Hall
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Register HERE.

8:30 am — Coffee, pastries, and fruit

8:55 am - 9:00 am — Opening Remarks, Rebecca Friedemann and Bailey McCabe, UC Davis Law Review

9:00 am - 10:15 am — The Future of DACA and Prosecutorial Discretion
Ashutosh Bhagwat, UC Davis, Moderator and Commentator
Kevin Johnson, UC Davis
Bill Hing, USF
Jennifer Chacón, UC Irvine
María Blanco, UC Immigrant Legal Services Center

Coffee Break

10:30 to 11:30 am — The Economics of Immigration
Shayak Sarkar, UC Davis, Moderator and Commentator
Giovani Peri and Annie Hines, UC Davis
Howard Chang, University of Pennsylvania
Grace Chang, UC Santa Barbara


12:00 pm - 12:05 pm - Video Message from President Janet Napolitano

12:05 pm - 1:05 pm Keynote Address from the Honorable Paul Lo, First Hmong-American Judge in United States History


1:15 pm - 2:15 pm — Defying the Criminalization and Deportation of Immigrants
Alina Das, NYU
César García Hernández, Denver University
Jack Chin, UC Davis

Coffee Break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm — Protecting Refugees: Taking a Stance Against Detention, Unfairness, and
Brian Soucek, UC Davis, Moderator and Commentator
Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA
Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford
Juliet Stumpf, Lewis & Clark

Coffee Break

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm — Sanctuary and Beyond: State, City, and Individual Resistance
Rose Cuison Villazor, UC Davis, Moderator and Commentator
Michael Kagan, UNLV
Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Santa Clara
Leticia Saucedo, UC Davis

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm — Day End Closing Remarks, Rose Cuison Villazor, UC Davis

5:00 - 6:00 pm — Reception


Register HERE.

For more information, please contact Bailey Mccabe at