El Paso: Film Screening and Conversation with Asylum Attorney Carlos Spector

Immigration Law Society event hosted in partnership with The Advocates for Human Rights

Date & Time:

Thursday, September 8, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM




University of St. Thomas School of Law
Room 238

Join the University of St. Thomas Immigrant Law Society for a screening of the documentary, "El Paso," which follows two Mexican journalists exiled to the city of El Paso, Texas, and the human rights lawyer who advocates for their safety.

"El Paso" focuses on the story of Alejandro Hernández Pacheco, a Televisa cameraman from Torreón who was kidnapped after filming a report in a local prison, and Ricardo Chávez Aldana, a Juárez radio personality who began to use his program to speak openly about the individuals involved in a bloody turf war. Carlos Spector is the attorney who helped them seek asylum, and he will be present at the event to talk about his work on Mexican asylum cases. 

This free event is hosted in partnership with The Advocates for Human Rights

All programs offered by the University of St. Thomas shall be readily accessible to individuals with disabilities. For details, call (651) 962-6315.