Immigrants & the Sanctuary City: Then and Now

    March 6, 2018 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
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    5th Ave & 103rd St
    New York, NY 10029
    Byron Company ca 1901;
    Protest at JFK Airport via Wikiemedia Commons by Rhododendrites.

    Museum of the City of New York

    Immigrants & the Sanctuary City: Then and Now

    Tuesday, March 6, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

    On the day after the deadline for the expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, join historians, activists, and experts including Mae Ngai, Professor of Asian American Studies and History at Columbia University; activist leader Ana Maria Archila of the Center for Popular Democracy; and Bitta Mostofi, Acting Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, to contextualize the current climate for immigrants in New York against the city’s historic identity as the nation’s melting pot. Moderated by WNYC reporter Matt Katz.

    This program accompanies our ongoing exhibition Activist New York. To view more programs in this series, click here.

    $20 for adults | $15 for seniors, students & educators (with ID) | $10 for Museum members. Includes Museum admission.