A panel discussion on the Syrian and Iraqi refugee crisis will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Driscoll Hall Auditorium at Villanova University, 800 Lancaster Avenue in Villanova. Topics for the discussion include the migration path, push factors, laws governing protection, adjudicating refugee cases, the impact of the refugees on the region and what people can do to assist.
The event, sponsored by the Law School Clinic for Asylum, Refugee and Emigrant Services and the University Partnership with Catholic Relief Services, is free and open to the public. For more information contact Michele Pistone at Pistone@law.villanova.edu.
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