NMC’s Office of Student Life will host Immigration: Michigan & Beyond, a free, one-day conference, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 1 in Milliken Auditorium.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. At 9:00 a.m. Marcelo Betti, JFON Immigration Attorney, will begin the conference with Immigration 101, followed by local stories and a panel discussion featuring Marcello Betti, John King of King Orchards, Rev. Wayne Dziekan Diocese of Gaylord, and Gladys Munoz, Justice and Peace Advocacy Center. At 11:30 a.m. participants will hear from Susan Reed, managing attorney for the Michigan Immigrant Rights Center. The conference concludes at 12:30 p.m. with a complimentary lunch and coffee and conversation with speakers.

The event is free, but please register by February 22. To register online, go to nmc.edu/student-life and click the Immigration: Northern Michigan & Beyond link.