SXU to host Immigration Reform roundtable discussion

immigration (1)Saint Xavier University will host a roundtable discussion about immigration reform on Thurs., Aug. 29. The event, titled “Immigration Reform: A Roundtable Discussion on Justice Perspectives,” is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. in McGuire Hall, located in the Warde Academic Center at SXU’s Chicago campus, 3700 W. 103rd St.

This event is free and open to the public. Free parking is available on campus. For directions and maps, go to

Panel discussion presenters include:

  • Sister JoAnn Persch, Sister of Mercy and Co-Founder of Interfaith Committee for Detained Immigrants.
  • Mark Segal, President and CEO of The Habitat Company; Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce Public Policy Committee; Steering Committee, Illinois Business Immigration Coalition.
  • Sol Lopez, Local DREAMer.
  • A legal expert on immigration law.

This event is sponsored by SXU’s Center for Religion and Public Policy, the Sisters of Mercy, the Office for Immigrant Affairs – Archdiocese of Chicago, and the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition.

To RSVP or for more information, please contact