LO lawyer to share facts on immigration at LCA
Lakewood Center Associates will host a Lake Oswego Reads event as their monthly meeting.
The event will take place Feb. 21; guest speaker will be John J. Marandas, of the Lake Oswego law firm Marandas and Sinlapasai, which specializes in immigration law, family law and litigation matters. He will share facts of immigration, from his experience working with immigrants.
The book selection for the Lake Oswego Reads program is "The Book of Unknown Americans" by Cristina Henriquez. It is a story which follows two immigrant teens, described as a story "filled with love, guilt, hope, promise and despair, as it examines the relationships between husband and a wife, parent and a child, and the newcomer and the outsider, in the fertile yet fragile landscape of the American dream."
Marandas grew up in Lake Oswego and graduated from Lakeridge High School. While at Lakeridge he learned to speak Spanish to impress his girlfriend and her parents. They are now married.
Marandas graduated from Santa Clara Univesity with a bachelor's degree in political science and received his JD degree from Willamette University College of Law.
All are welcome to attend the luncheon meeting to be held in the community room of Lakewood Center for the Arts, 368 S. State St., Lake Oswego. The meeting begins at 10 a.m., followed by a short business meeting at 10:30 a.m. and the program at 11 a.m. Lunch is served at
Cost is $10 per person, payable by cash or check.
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