Reed College

Inclusive Reed Series: Know Your Rights Workshop

Basic Rights for Immigrant Communities and Their Allies

Michael Cowgill, J.D., co-founder and immigration attorney at Meadowlark Immigration PC, has been serving immigrant communities in Oregon since 2012. Michael earned his J.D. from Lewis & Clark Law School. He has worked with Catholic Charities Oregon - Immigration Legal Services (ILS), the Portland Immigration Court (EOIR), and Bailey Immigration as a law clerk. He is a member of the Oregon State Bar and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for Oregon and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Michael is passionate about removal defense and humanitarian aid.

Amina Rahman '14 is a Portland native, Reed aluma, and local organizer. After majoring in anthropology and writing a thesis on frameworks of immigrant suffering in the U Visa system, she headed to Immigrant Law Group to do casework as a paralegal. Off the clock, she organized actions with the Burgerville Workers Union and workshops with local undocumented communities. Currently, she works as an organizer with SEIU, supporting janitors and other service workers who are organizing in the Portland metro area.

Wednesday, October 4 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Aspen Multi-Purpose Room, Aspen Multi-Purpose Room
3203 Southeast Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

Event Type

Community

Audience

Faculty & Staff, Students, Alumni, General Public

Departments

Institutional Diversity

Cost

Free

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