2nd annual MEDIA DAY LUNCHEON
Immigration Update: Human and Economic Effects
on North Texas

The purpose of this event is to assist the media to improve coverage of global issues,
i.e. demographic changes, immigration, and reaction to international breaking news.
DFW International Community Alliance links more than 1,600 North Texas
internationally-themed organizations and we can connect you with them. 

Wednesday, October 31, 2007
11:45 am to 1:30 pm
J. Erick Johnson Central Library
1515 Young Street
Dallas
TX 75201

Lunch will be provided.
Last year over 100 media friends from the mainstream and ethnic media,
so please RSVP early to avoid disappointment.
RSVP to Yamilec Calvario at yamilec@dfwinternational.org or 972-661-2764.

Dallas Public Library Assistant Director Miriam Rodriguez invites the media to attend, saying “I am pleased that the library has been selected to host the 2nd Annual DFW International Annual Media Day. The tropic selected - Immigration Update: Human and Economic Effects on North Texas -is one that affects ALL in our community and we can only benefit from listening to the discussion and learning from the experts and all of us that are affected by new laws.”

PROGRAM

STATUS of IMMIGRATION REFORM 2007
by a leading Dallas Immigration attorney

UPDATE ON DEPORTATION RAIDS
Dr. Roberto Calderon, UNT Department of History

THE HUMAN FACE OF OUR IMMIGRATION POLICY
Lupita Colmenero, Associate Publisher, El Hispano News, Past President, National Association of Hispanic Publications

DALLAS ACTOR/JOURNALIST RAUL BERYON’S STORY
Barbara Marchinares (wife of recently deported Peruvian journalist Raul Beryon)

ECONOMIC IMPACT in NORTH TEXAS of NEW RULES for NO-MATCH SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBERS
Dr. David Molina, director of UNT's Center for Inter-American Studies Research

DFW International Community Alliance is the portal for global North Texas, a network of 1,600 of the region’s ethnic and internationally-focused civic, community and educational organizations.  The organization promotes and links North Texas ethnic and immigrant groups through its website and cultural calendar at www.dfwinternational.org, that receives over two million hits a month.  For more details about the organization, see the media page HERE.