MADE IN AMÉRICA: The Roots & Realities of the Central American Refugee Crisis

This roundtable will examine the Central American refugee crisis, from its historical origins, to the role of US policy and the media, to the brutal realities people face in their home countries, on the migrant trail, and in the United States. Participants include three leading experts in the field: María Cristina García, Professor of History and American Studies at Cornell University; Mexico City-based journalist and analyst Laura Carlsen; and Pablo Alvarado, Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network. All students, staff, and faculty are welcome and encouraged to join in the discussion.

When: Tuesday, March 22, from 4:00-5:30pm 

Where: Academy for Polymathic Study, Doheny Library (DML 241) 

The event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Annenberg School of Journalism, Department of History, and the Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration.


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