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A Nation of Immigrants? Throughout April, AACC will celebrate the contributions of immigrants in our society and raise awareness of current immigration issues through guest speakers, cultural and informative events, legal workshops and more.

All events are free and open to the public.


April 3

FILM SCREENING AND DISCUSSION

"Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America"
Growing up in rural North Carolina, Moises Serrano fell in love with a country that refused to recognize his full humanity, both as an undocumented immigrant and as a gay man. This documentary follows Serrano’s personal journey as an activist fighting for the American dream.
11a.m.-12:15p.m. Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100


April 11

PRO BONO LEGAL CONSULTATION

Ask an Immigration Attorney Night
Free, 20-minute, confidential immigration legal consultations will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis with Spanish-, Arabic- and Urdu-speaking attorneys present. This event is open to the public (consultation does not create an attorney-client relationship).
6:30-9p.m. Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100


April 17

HUMANITARIAN INFORMATION SESSION

Salmaan Zamaan, Family Mentor Coordinator
The International Rescue Committee responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people survive and rebuild their lives. Zamaan will give an overview of the program and let us know how we can assist right here in the Baltimore-Washington area.
9:30-10:45a.m. Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100


April 26

IMMIGRATION HERITAGE DAY

Listen to a diverse group of American immigrants share their immigration stories and join us in a feast of international food. AACC’s Criminal Justice Association will distribute Immigrant Rights information sheets.
11a.m.-1:45p.m. Center for Applied Learning and Technology, Room 100