The national and international debate on immigration continues to be one of the most polarizing and important issues of our day. It is our hope that through this conference, our campus community is better equipped to understand and confront the individual and collective challenges we face on all fronts of the global migration crisis. From economics, to science, to security and human rights, each has an important role in accurately framing the issues and effectively shaping the policy prescriptions.


Invited guest speakers include:

Dr. Titley is a nationally known expert in the field of climate, the Arctic, and National Security. 

Hannah C. Cartwright is a staff attorney at the Pennsylvania Immigration Resource Center (PIRC),

Dr. Howard F. Chang, writes on a wide variety of subjects, including immigration policy, international trade, and environmental protection

Jessica M. Vaughan serves as Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington, DC-based research institute

Jose’ Antonio Vargas Pulitzer prize winning journalist, an undocumented American Immigrant, and founder of Define American Organization

Mr. Andrew Slack with the Imagine Better Network

Omar Mohamed, Refugee Resettlement Specialist, Church World Service - Lancaster


In case you missed the conference, click here to watch our YouTube playlist of the entire conference!