immigration

This panel discussion was held on December 4th and was moderated by Andy Downs, Director of the Mike Downs Center for Indiana Politics.

Panelists:

Ken Fries

Retired Allen County Sheriff

Desiree Koger-Gustafson

Fort Wayne Director of the Neighborhood Christian Legal Clinic

James Toole

Associate Professor of Political Science

Another conversation about immigration issues in our region can be found here: http://wboi.org/post/wboi-presents-issues-ales-part-2

Immigration Issues in Northeast Indiana

In the second hour, All Things Considered host and reporter Araceli Gomez-Aldana moderates a panel on immigration issues in Northeast Indiana. Who comprises our immigrant population, and what challenges do they face when adjusting to life in Indiana? 

Panelists:

Emily Schwartz Keirns

English Language Learners Manager, Fort Wayne Community Schools

Laura Pontius

Immigration Lawyer, Bose McKinney & Evans LLP

Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend

Below is the official statement from Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of the Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend:

The Church stands firm in its commitment to the defense of the life and dignity of the human person and to the promotion of the common good. Just last week, I joined over 1,000 young people from our diocese at the March for Life in Washington, D.C., where we publicly witnessed to the dignity of the unborn child. It was a joy to bear witness to the Gospel of Life.

Courtesy/IPFW

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne Chancellor Vicky Carwein issued the following statement Monday afternoon in response to President Trump’s executive order on immigration:

Pages