The first “Dinner and Democracy” community forum this fall will be on the topic: Immigration.
This is such a broad topic that we are going to do two sessions: Monday, September 16, and Monday, September 23. Each meeting will start with food at 5:30, reservations are not needed and donations are accepted. The program will be from 6 – 8 p.m. There will be time for audience participation.
IMMIGRATION: Part 2
Community Forum, Monday, September 23, 6 – 8 p.m.
- Kathryn Hogg Attorney, Complexities of Immigration Laws and Procedures
Ms. Hogg is an immigration attorney at Kentucky Refugee Ministries, where she has practiced family-based and humanitarian immigration law since 2017.
- Shahab Taheri, Real Life Story of an Immigrant Family from Iran
Shahab came to the United States in 2013 when his family came to open a business. He graduated from high school here and just graduated from U of L. He plans to enter the Medical school. The travel ban for Iran means that his father has not been here since February, 2018.
- Karina Barillas, LaCasita, A Community of Latina Hospitality
Ms. Barillas is Executive Director of LaCasita, which offers help and hospitality to immigrants who are now Louisville residents.
Event Image: Photo of Shahab Taheri, one of our guest speakers for the evening.