Conference on Social Justice, October 2016 Topic: Immigration

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This was an interesting event that talked about the growing situation around immigration reform that has only increased in discussion since the election of our new president-elects stated policies on immigration. St. Mary’s University annually sets up a “Conference on Social Justice“. where they gather speakers from across the city to discuss a certain social justice issue. Taking prime opportunity in this years election controversy with immigration reform St. Mary’s found a number of speakers to discuss the moral social and economical aspects of immigration. in the conference i attended the speakers were two economics professors Dr. Belinda Roman, and Dr. Steve Nivin as well as the CEO of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Ramiro A Cavazos, who all talked about the economic impact of immigration locally, state wide and nationally.

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