Immigration's Shifting Frontier and Why All Immigration is Local

Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 7:00pm

Griffin Hall, Room 3 844 Main St, Williamstown, MA 01267

Immigration's Shifting Frontier and Why All Immigration is Local

Brooke Mead is the Program Coordinator at the Berkshire Immigrant Center in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, where she manages a caseload of more than 500 clients. She runs immigration law clinics, meets with local schools, social services and law enforcement officials, supervises student interns and volunteers, and provides assistance with resettlement issues as well as helping clients navigate tough immigration law. Brooke holds her master’s degree in Spanish from Middlebury College. A Williamstown native, she has lived in Venezuela and Mexico and was named Immigrant Advocate of the Year by the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition in 2009. 

 

The Berkshire Immigrant Center provides citizenship assistance, immigration information, advocacy, referrals and counseling to the growing immigrant communities in Berkshire County. Sponsored by the W. Ford Schumann '50 Program in Democratic Studies.

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