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One Dollar Per Day: The Slaving Wages of Immigration
Start Date: 3/22/2017Start Time: 5:30 PM
End Date: 3/22/2017End Time: 7:00 PM
Event Description:
Professor Jackie Stevens will discuss how private prison firms force those in their custody under immigration laws to work for $1 per day or no pay and explain the labor and other laws this violates. She also will discuss a recent Colorado federal court decision allowing immigrants to sue the GEO prison firm in Aurora. Stevens is a professor of political science at Northwestern University and director of the Deportation Research Clinic at the Buffett Institute for Global Studies at NU. She is coming to Colorado as part of her ongoing lawsuit against ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement) regarding its exploitation of detainees' labor in the Aurora, Colorado, detention center. Read more about the lawsuit and Stevens' work.
Location Information:
Main Campus - Hellems Arts & Sciences  (View Map)
1550 CENTRAL CAMPUS MALL
Boulder, CO
Room: 199
Contact Information:
Name: Kimberly Killen
Email: kimberly.killen@colorado.edu
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