The Effects of Violence in Mexico on Migration and Immigration Policy
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Date and Time
Tuesday, November 8, 2011 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Joan B. Kroc Theatre
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.
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
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