The Courtroom: A Re-Enactment of Deportation Proceedings


Cooper Union

The Courtroom: A Re-Enactment of Deportation Proceedings at The Cooper Union

WHEN: Monday, December 9, 7PM to 9PM

WHERE: The Great Hall of The Cooper Union @ 7 East 7th Street, New York NY 10003

WHAT:  An intimate encounter with our nation's immigration court system, The Courtroom follows Elizabeth Keathley, an immigrant from the Philippines who was married to a U.S. Citizen came to this country in 2004 on a K3 Visa. After inadvertently registering to vote at the DMV in Bloomington, IL, receiving a voter registration card in the mail, and voting, her removal proceedings were set in motion. Her case began in Immigration Court and was eventually heard by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit. The Courtroom is performed entirely verbatim from court transcripts.

This event is free and open to the public. General public should reserve a space by clicking on THIS link.