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  • Please join us for a panel discussion and Q&A:

    Immigration Today:
    At the Border &
    In Our Own Backyard

    THURSDAY, OCTOBER 17th, 2019

    6:30 - 7:30pm
    Cocktails, Hors D’oeuvres & Silent Auction

    7:30 - 9:00pm
    Panel Discussion and Q&A

    The Stamford Yacht Club
    97 Ocean Drive West, Stamford CT

    Reserve your seats now. Seating is limited.

    R.S.V.P. by October 10th, 2019


    • Underwriting Sponsor - $5,000: Includes Ten (10) Tickets
    • $2,500: Includes Eight (8) Tickets
    • $1,500: Includes Six (6) Tickets
    • $1,000: Includes Four (4) Tickets
    • $500: Includes Two (2) Tickets

    Individual Ticket - $100


    *All sponsors will receive special mention on the Building One Community website and at the event.



    Special Correspondent, Getty Images


    Immigration Counselor, Catholic Charities



    Immigration Attorney, Benjamin, Gold & Troyb, P.C. and Building One Community Board Member

    John Moore is a special correspondent for Getty Images and winner of the Pulitzer Prize in Photography, the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the World Press Photo of the Year. He has photographed in 65 countries on six continents. For the last decade, he has focused on immigration and border issues int he United States and Latin America.

    An immigration counselor for Catholic Charities (CC) CT, Maria Palacios previously wroked with CC NM on humanitarian cases on the border town of Chaparral. In 2018, she worked with CC McAllen, TX at the humanitarian center for migrant families. Mexican-born, she is dedicated to working on Adjustment of Status, DACA, TPS, Consular Process and citizenship cases.

    Alex Troyb is a Partner at Benjamin, Gold & Troyb, P.C. in Stamford, Connecticut, where he advises clients on various aspects of immigration law and regulations.  He is licensed to practice in the Federal District Court of CT; is the co-chair of the CT Chapter of American Immigration Lawyers Association; and Treasurer of the Fairfield County Bar Association and serves on its Executive Committee.

    With sincere thanks to our sponsors

    Underwriting Sponsors:

     Sarita & Greg Hanley

    Bruce & Linda Koe

    Ann S. Mandel

    Event Sponsors:

    Alexandre & Beatriz Bettamio

    The Causeway Agency

    Eilish Collins Main

    Charter Oak Communities

    Angeles & Mark Dam

    Anne Downey & Ken Wiegand

    Jim Duffy

    Carole Greenberg

    Tom & Eileen Hynes

    Maryann Kann

    Hana & John Lane

    Mary & John Maarbjerg

    Cathy & Rich Ostuw

    Pat & Bob Phillips

    Sandoval's Landscaping & Masonry Inc.

    Charles & Ann Stebbins

    Julie Thiele & Paul Kempner

    Mirellise Vazquez & Thomas Birmingham

    Arthur Wit

    Jose Luis & Sarah Zepeda

    Building One Community is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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