Legal and Health Dimensions of Trump’s Immigration Policies: What is Happening and What We Can Do About It

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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USC Gould School of Law, 130
699 Exposition Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90089

This first session of the Spring 2018 semester of the USC Law & Global Health Collaboration will focus on the impacts of the Trump Administration’s immigration policies in Los Angeles and across the globe, and concrete research and actions being taken to minimize the harms.

Professor of Law Niels Frenzen will introduce the current state of affairs, legal challenges for immigrants and the work of the USC Immigrant Detention Rights Project. Dr. Parveen Parmar, associate professor of clinical preventive medicine, will discuss the work she leads to support immigrant populations living near Keck Medical Center of USC and in Los Angeles more generally. Michael Cousineau, professor of preventive medicine, will discuss his work assessing and addressing the health needs of immigrant populations in Los Angeles county.


Niels Frenzen, JD
Sydney M. and Audrey M. Irmas Endowed Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigration Clinic, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

Parveen Parmar, MD, MPH
Chief, Division of International Emergency Medicine, Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine, Keck Medical Center, University of Southern California

Michael Cousineau, DrPH
Professor of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Faculty, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

Hosted and moderated by:

Lourdes Baezconde-Garbanati PhD, MPH
Associate Dean, Community Initiatives, Professor of Preventive Medicine and Director, Center for Health Equity in the Americas, IPR, Keck School of Medicine of USC, University of Southern California

Sofia Gruskin, JD, MIA
Director, Program on Global Health & Human Rights, Institute for Global Health, Professor of Law and Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine of USC and Gould School of Law, University of Southern California

Students, faculty, and staff are welcome. Lunch will be provided!

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Gould School of Law, Room 130
University Park Campus

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