Understanding How the Executive Orders Have Impacted Our Immigrant Neighbors - Part I

Monday, February 27, 2017 -
9:30am to 4:00pm


Sponsored by Saint Louis University, Saint Louis University School of Law, and St. Francis Community Services: Catholic Legal Assistance Ministry and Southside Center.

Please join us for an informational overview of the recent executive orders issued by President Trump and the impact on our immigrant neighbors. After an overview, next steps and training will be offered outlining ways you can help our immigrant community in the face of these executive orders.

Free to all who attend. Students, lawyers and other professionals welcome at any point during the day, but pre-registration is required.

Complimentary breakfast provided. Lunch served to first 50 registrants. Sandwiches for purchase at Chris’@The Docket.

Attendees are responsible for their own parking. City Hall, Parc Pacific, and other street/surface lot parking (Northwest corner of Pine/11th) available. CLE credit pending/CEU credit pending

Please RSVP by Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. For questions or to register, contact Elizabeth Sheehan at elizabeth.m.sheehan@gmail.com.



9:00-9:30 Registration

9:30-10:00 Opening Remarks and Introduction to Executive Orders
-Dean William Johnson, Saint Louis University School of Law

10:00-11:15 Overview of our St. Louis immigrant community
-Meredith Rataj, SFCS Director Southside
- Kristine Walentik, SFCS Immigration Attorney

11:15-11:45 Voices from the community

11:45-12:10 Lunch

12:10-1:00 Know Your Rights Presentation
-Professor Susan McGraugh, Saint Louis University School of Law
-Professor Brendan Roediger, Saint Louis University School of Law
-Stephanie Lummus, SFCS Attorney at Law

1:00-1:30 Working with an Interpreter
-Samira Hicks, LAMP

1:30-2:00 Executive Order Review
-Kristine Walentik, SFCS Immigration Attorney

2:00-2:10 Break

2:10-3:00 Immigration 101 & Beyond
-Ken Schmitt, Attorney at Law
-Hannah Sullivan, SFCS Immigration Attorney

3:00-3:50 How can family law attorneys help?
-Jayne Glaser, Attorney at Law
-Jennifer Borcherding, Attorney at Law
-Amy Diemer, SFCS Managing Attorney


Elizabeth Sheehan