Mars Hill University to host immigration program Feb. 24

Press Release

From Mars Hill University:

John “Jack” Pinnix and Lynn Calder, attorneys with Allen, Pinnix & Nichols, P.A. of Raleigh, NC, will present a program at Mars Hill University on February 24th titled “Immigration Policy in the US.”

The program, which is free and open to the public, will take place at noon in Broyhill Chapel on the campus.

Pinnix is Allen, Pinnix & Nichols’s senior immigration attorney. For over 30 years he has limited his practice to immigration and nationality issues. A nationally-recognized authority on immigration law and policy, Mr. Pinnix served as the national president of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), 2002-2003, and he was among the very first attorneys in North Carolina to practice immigration law. He was a founding member of the Carolinas Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and twice served as Chapter Chair.

Lynn Calder joined the firm in 1984 and has practiced immigration and nationality law for over 20 years. Ms. Calder counsels and represents clients in all areas of immigration and naturalization matters. She works with individuals seeking non-immigrant status, lawful permanent residence, or U.S. citizenship, and works with businesses seeking to hire foreign national employees. Born in Germany, Ms. Calder is a naturalized U.S. citizen.

This event is sponsored by the Mars Hill University Visiting Artists and Lecturers Committee.

Mars Hill University is a premier private, liberal arts institution offering over 30 baccalaureate degrees and one graduate degree in elementary education. Founded in 1856 by Baptist families of the region, the campus is located just 20 minutes north of Asheville in the mountains of western North .


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