Hi everyone -

Please note: the call-in info for tomorrow's webinar on Federal Records
Transparency and Immigrant Justice has changed. To access the call:

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    Meeting ID: 844 297 3484
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Thank you.

On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 10:51 AM, Bethany Nowviskie <[log in to unmask]>

> Sharing on behalf of our Government Records Transparency & Accountability
> group! All are welcome.
> Learn more about the group here:
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> Bethany Nowviskie
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> Begin forwarded message:
> *From: *Rachel Mattson <[log in to unmask]>
> *Subject: **Save the date! April 12, 1-2:30pm. Federal Records
> Transparency and Immigrant Justice*
> *Date: *April 5, 2018 at 10:07:04 AM EDT
> *To: *"DLF Records Transparency/Accountability Interest Group" <
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> Join the Digital Library Federation’s interest group on Government Records
> Transparency + Accountability for a webinar on *Federal Records
> Transparency and Immigrant Justice,* featuring presentations by lawyers
> and researchers from the ACLU and the American Immigration Council.
> *Panelists will provide an overview of FOIA and records transparency in
> the context of immigrant justice work; discuss how advocacy, research, and
> legal challenges to unlawful agency practices are informed by FOIA work;
> and touch on the particular challenges and rewards of pursuing transparency
> work in the Trump era.*
> *Thursday, April 12, 1-2:30pm EDT*
> *You can join the webinar online here <>* (if
> you're new to Zoom, you may need to quickly download the software) and/or
> by telephone: *+1 646 876 9923, +1 669 900 6833, or +1 408 740 3766
> Meeting ID: 572 146 2056*.
> Presenter bios:
> Emily Creighton is the Deputy Legal Director at the American Immigration
> Council. She oversees the development of the Council’s legal education,
> non-litigation advocacy, and Freedom of Information Act work, and supports
> the Immigration Justice Campaign. She previously served as the Senior
> Advisor on Humanitarian Programs at the CIS Ombudsman’s Office, and was a
> Senior Staff Attorney with the Council. As a staff attorney, she engaged in
> impact litigation, representing amicus curiae in immigration cases in
> federal court and before the Board of Immigration Appeals, and authored
> numerous practice advisories. Emily holds a J.D. from American University
> Washington College of Law and a B.A. from Boston College.
> Victoria López is a senior staff attorney at the National Prison Project
> of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), where she focuses on
> challenging the expansion of immigration detention and unconstitutional
> conditions in U.S. detention facilities. Prior to joining NPP, Victoria was
> at the ACLU of Arizona serving in various capacities including legal
> director, policy and advocacy director and staff attorney. She is the
> author of In Their Own Words: Enduring Abuse in Arizona Immigration
> Detention Centers, a report documenting the growth and conditions in the
> detention system. Victoria began practicing removal defense at the Florence
> Immigrant and Refugee Rights as an Equal Justice Works fellow, and then as
> a staff attorney and executive director. She graduated from the University
> of Illinois Champaign with a B.A. in English and is a 2001 graduate of the
> University of Pennsylvania Law School.
> Guillermo Cantor is the Director of Research at the American Immigration
> Council, where he leads the Council’s research efforts and manages the
> research team. He has authored numerous reports and articles on immigration
> enforcement, immigration policy, and immigrant integration in the United
> States and Argentina. Much of his current work focuses on the U.S.-Mexico
> border, an area in which systematic violation of migrants’ rights by
> government authorities has become pervasive. He is also an affiliated
> scholar at ISIM and an Adjunct Professor of Sociology at Georgetown
> University. Dr. Cantor holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of
> Maryland, College Park, an M.A. in Economic Sociology from the National
> University of San Martin, and a B.A. in Political Science from the National
> University of Rosario.
> --
> Rachel Mattson, PhD
> *>Manager of Digital & Special Projects*, La MaMa Archives
> <>
> *>Lead Organizer*, Digital Library Federation <>'s Government
> Records Transparency & Accountability Interest Group
> <>
> *>Open Project Lead*, Mozilla Open Leaders 2018
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Rachel Mattson, PhD
*>Manager of Digital & Special Projects*, La MaMa Archives
*>Lead Organizer*, Digital Library Federation
<>'s Government
Records Transparency & Accountability Interest Group
*>Open Project Lead*, Mozilla Open Leaders 2018


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