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News Release - Oct. 19, 2017

Anne Arundel Community College will host a symposium on “Immigration: Exploring Today’s Legal Landscape” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 24, to address the ever-changing landscape of U.S. immigration policy. This event, which is open to the public, will be held in the Cade Center for Fine Arts Room 219.

Sponsored by AACC’s Legal Studies Institute, the symposium will feature a diverse panel of experts including immigration legal service providers. An overview on the immigration process and agencies involved also will be provided, along with concrete information on where to seek assistance.

The panel includes:

  • Daniel Smulow, Esq., with the Department of Justice, Office of Immigration Litigation, Appellate Division.
  • Heather Mirium Benno, Esq., with Catholic Charities of Baltimore, Esperanza Center.
  • Gabriela Q. Kahrl, with University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, staff attorney, immigration clinic.
  • Naima Said, Esq., with Said & Assoc. P.C., past chair of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, D.C. chapter, and the MSBA Immigration section.

The event is expected to end at 8 p.m. For more information, contact Jennifer Benyock with the Legal Studies Institute at 410-777-7323 or

About Anne Arundel Community College

Anne Arundel Community College is an award-winning, fully accredited public two-year institution serving approximately 50,000 students each year through classes offered at more than 50 sites in Anne Arundel County or online. AACC offers national and regional studies leading to a degree, certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.





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