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Friday, October 20, 2017

8:30 AM – Morning Reception, coffee, pastries, and fruit and MCLE Registration

8:55 AM to 9:00 AM – Opening Remarks, Rebecca Friedemann and Bailey McCabe, UC Davis Law Review

9:00 AM to 10:15 AM – The Future of DACA and Prosecutorial Discretion (1 MCLE credit

  • Ashutosh Bhagwat, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator
  • Jennifer Chacón, UC Irvine Law, “Citizenship and Alienation”
  • Kevin Johnson, UC Davis School of Law, “The Future of DACA, the Future of Immigration Law”
  • Bill Hing, USF School of Law, “Beyond DACA”
  • Rachel Ray, UC Immigrant Legal Services Center, “DACA on the Ground”

Coffee Break 

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM – The Economics of Immigration (1 MCLE credit)

  • Shayak Sarkar, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator
  • Howard Chang, University of Pennsylvania Law School, “The Economics of Immigration Reform”
  • Giovanni Peri and Annie Hines, UC Davis Department of Economics, “Do Deportations Affect Local Economies?: Analyzing U.S. States 1992-2015”
  • Grace Chang, UC Santa Barbara, “Anti-Trafficking and Migrant Rights Movements: Whither the Connections?"


12:00 PM to 12:05 PM – Luncheon Video Message from University of California President Janet Napolitano

12:05 PM to 1:05 PM – Luncheon Keynote (1 MCLE credit)

  • The Honorable Paul C. Lo, Superior Court of California, County of Merced, First Hmong-American Judge in United States History


1:15 PM to 2:15 PM – Defying the Criminalization and Deportation of Immigrants (1 MCLE credit)

  • Floyd Feeney, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator
  • César García Hernández, Denver University - Sturm College of Law, “Deconstructing Crimmigration"
  • Alina Das, NYU School of Law, “Inclusive Immigrant Justice”
  • Jack Chin, UC Davis School of Law, “Chevron and Citizenship Determinations”

Coffee Break

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM – Protecting Refugees: Taking a Stance Against Detention, Unfairness, and Exploitation (1 MCLE credit)

  • Brian Soucek, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator
  • Hiroshi Motomura, UCLA School of Law, “Refugee Law and Policy for an Anxious Age”
  • Jayashri Srikantiah, Stanford Law School, “The Case for Eliminating Money Bond in Immigration”
  • Juliet Stumpf, Lewis & Clark Law School, “The Big Immigration Law Project”

Coffee Break

3:45 PM to 4:45 PM – Sanctuary and Beyond: State, City, and Individual Resistance (1 MCLE credit)

  • Rose Cuison-Villazor, UC Davis School of Law, Moderator and Commentator
  • Michael Kagan, UNLV - William S. Boyd School of Law, “Immigrants, Police and the Rhetorical Rule of Law Problem”
  • Leticia Saucedo, UC Davis School of Law, “The Role of the States in Constructing the Desired Immigrant"
  • Pratheepan Gulasekaram, Santa Clara Law, “Sanctuary Everywhere”

4:45 PM to 5:00 PM – Day End Closing RemarksRose Cuison-Villazor, UC Davis

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM – Evening Reception

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