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Today: KNOW NOW Conference Call Series with 
Susan Cohen  of Mintz Levin on the Travel Ban

Susan Cohen
Founder and Chair, Mintz Immigration Practice
On June 26, the Supreme Court allowed parts of President Trump's travel ban prohibiting the entry of people from certain countries to go into effect. While the court has yet to issue a final ruling, many questions have emerged. How many will this effect? Does religion play a role in this ban? How will this shape U.S. relations with the countries in question? 

Mary Yntema President and CEO, WorldBoston

Join Susan Cohen, F ounder and Chair of Mintz Levin Immigration Practice ,  for a conversation with Mary Yntema, President and CEO of WorldBoston , about the background and context of the Supreme Court decision, and what we should expect to come next.
TODAY, July 12, at 2:00 - 2:30 PM ET  

Need some background information? Read this article from Brookings, and this one from the National Review, and be sure to have your questions ready for Ms. Cohen!

KNOW NOW conference calls feature global thought leaders hosted by WACA, as well as local authorities in government, business, academia and cultural fields who are identified and moderated by local Councils. 
Next Week: Cover to Cover Author Series

Earth will have more than 9.6 billion people by 2050. With resources already scarce, how will we feed them all? Journalist Lisa Palmer (full bio.has traveled the world for years documenting the cutting-edge innovations of people and organizations on the front lines of fighting the food gap. Palmer breaks down this difficult subject and paints a hopeful picture of both the world we want to live in and the great leaps it will take to get there. 

Join us for  July's Cover to Cover  conference call series  Tuesday, July 18, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET .

Once the world's bastion of liberal, democratic values, Europe is now having to confront demons it thought it had laid to rest. August's Cover to Cover will feature James Kirchick (full bio.) on his new book, The End of Europe: Dictators Demagogues and the Coming Dark Age on Thursday, August 10, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET. Based on extensive firsthand reporting, this book is a provocative, disturbing look at a continent in unexpected crisis.

Geopolitical cracks are widening in a region that has flourished under an American security umbrella for more than half a century. The toxic rivalry between China and Japan is threatening to upend the peace underwritten by Pax Americana since World War II. September's Cover to Cover will feature Richard McGregor (full bio.) on his new book, Asia's Reckoning: China, Japan, and the Fate of U.S. Power on Tuesday, September 5, at 2:00-2:30 PM ET. Richard McGregor's book takes us behind the headlines of his reporting as the Financial Times Beijing and Washington bureau chief to show how American power will fare in Asia.

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