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San Francisco


Families Separated at the Border: What Is Happening to Them?

Meet and hear from two attorneys involved in representing immigrant families separated and in border detention centers.

Kristina McKibben is an immigration attorney in Sacramento who specializes in removal defense, humanitarian relief, and detention work. As a Central Valley native, Kristina has always had a passion for the underdog. After attending the University of California at Davis and Boston University School of Law, McKibben returned to Northern California and focused her time on freeing immigrants from detention, securing relief for unaccompanied minors, and connecting clients with humanitarian relief in a range of contexts. 

Jason Sias is a Los Angeles native and attorney with expertise in civil rights cases and post-conviction relief. His work includes safeguarding clients from immigration consequences and seeking justice for victims of police misconduct. Jason earned his J.D. from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles, and is a member of the California and Louisiana state bars. 

Join us as Michelle Meow brings her long-running daily radio show to The Commonwealth Club one day each week. Meet fascinating—and often controversial—people discussing important issues of interest to the LGBTQ community, and have your questions ready.

See more upcoming Michelle Meow Shows at The Commonwealth Club here.

October 17, 2018

The Commonwealth Club
110 The Embarcadero
Max Thelen Boardroom
San Francisco, 94105
United States

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Michelle Meow
Host, "The Michelle Meow Show" (Radio and TV); President, SFPride; Twitter @msmichellemeow
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John Zipperer
Host, Week to Week Political Roundtable, The Commonwealth Club—Co-Host

11:30 a.m. check-in
noon program