The Effects of Violence in Mexico on Migration and Immigration Policy

Event Start DateTuesday, November 8, 2011
Joan B. Kroc Theatre
Event Start Time6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CostCost: Free

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The rise in Mexican violence has had a devastating impact on Mexico, its citizens and neighboring countries. This panel discussed the effects on U.S. migration and immigration policy from the legal and policy standpoint. Speakers included practitioners who have studied the ongoing effects of the violence, representing those that cannot return to their home country and reported the stories of those affected.

Panelists included:
Veronica Barba, Esq., ABA Immigration Justice Project, San Diego
Amy Isackson, Freelance Border and Immigration Reporter
Douglas Nelson, Esq., Law Office of Douglas Nelson
David A. Shirk, PhD, Trans-Border Institute

Moderated by Olivia Ruiz, University of San Diego

To register for this free presentation, please email veronica.barba@americanbar.org

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ContactCharles Pope | transborder@sandiego.edu | (619) 260-4090
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