Past Event

Asylum Seekers: A Story of Civil and Human Rights

February 22, 2024
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Pulitzer Hall, 2950 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 World Room

The Lipman Center's Director Robe Imbriano welcomes you to a conversation and presentation about the civil and human rights of asylum seekers. What's missing from the national conversation about asylum seekers, and how can we as journalists better cover these issues?

RSVP Required:


Arelis R. Hernández, national reporter for The Washington Post, based in Texas, who covers the southern border and immigration

Elora Mukherjee, director of the Immigrants' Rights Clinic at Columbia Law School, who works with asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border

Max Siegelbaum, co-founder and senior reporter, Documented, and a 2016 graduate of the Stabile Center at CJS, who covers immigration and the migrant community in New York

Sarah Stillman, a former MacArthur Fellow and staff writer for the New Yorker, and adviser of Columbia's Global Migration Project, who covers asylum seekers from a global and national perspective

Robe Imbriano, director of the Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights, and the Ira A. Lipman Associate Professor of Journalism

This event is sponsored by the Ira A. Lipman Center for Journalism and Civil and Human Rights at Columbia University.

Contact Information

Mindy Myers