Take Action on Immigration

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

The New School is an international community by just about every indicator, and has the largest percentage of international undergraduates of any institution of higher learning in the U.S. Join us for these events to discuss key immigration issues and immigration reform.

Kick-off Breakfast

9:00–10:00 a.m.
Orozco Conference Room, 66 West 12th Street, 7th floor
This event will kick-off the Immigration Day of Action at The New School with opening remarks from Provost Tim Marshall and Senior Director of International Student Services Monique Ngozi Nri.

Tabling and Digital Campaign
10:00 a.m–4:00 p.m.
66 West 12th Street, lobby
We will make available immigration handouts on key immigration issues and suggested actions as well as books and immigration-related resources. Students will also be able to submit immigration petitions as well as write thoughts on immigration reform.

Film Screening and Immigration Panel
4:30–6:00 p.m.
66 West 12th Street, room 407
We’ll show The Dream is Now, a new 30-minute documentary by Academy Award-winning director, Davis Guggenheim, followed by a panel discussion and Q and A.


  • Erwin de Leon, Urban Institute
  • John Rudolph, Feet In 2 Worlds
  • Alexandra Delano, Global Studies Program
  • Cecilia Frescas, The New School Dreamers
  • Keving Kang, United We Dream
  • Representatives from the Mayor's Office (TBD)

Co-sponsored by International Student Services, Office of Social Justice Initiative, Global Studies Program, Feet In 2 Worlds, Center for Public Scholarship, The New School Dreamers, and the Asian Student Society.


Alvin Johnson/J. M. Kaplan Hall, 66 West 12th Street

Free; limited to New School students, faculty, and staff with ID; reservations required by emailing

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