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[Seminar] “Mexican Migration to the United States in the Trump Era” (Feb 5)

“Mexican Migration to the United States in the Trump Era”

  • Date & Time
    Monday, February 5, 2018 / 13:00-15:00
  • Venue
    Room 605, Bldg.#3, Waseda Campus
  • Speakers
    Rafael Alarcón Acosta(El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana)
  • Keynote Speaker
    Takashi Yoshino(Waseda University)
  • Speakers
    Akira Watanabe(University of Yamanashi)
  • Audience
    Students, faculty, staff and general public
  • Language
    English

Biography

Rafael Alarcón Acosta is research professor in the Department of Social Studies at El Colegio de la Frontera Norte in Tijuana, Mexico. He holds a Ph. D. in City and Regional Planning from the University of California, Berkeley and belongs to the highest level of Mexico’s National System of Researchers. He has been a visiting professor at the University of California, Los Angeles, the Universidad de Valencia, the Université París Diderot, París 7, the University of California, San Diego and Columbia University.

As a specialist in international migration, throughout nearly 30 years, he has conducted and published research on: 1) Mexican migration to the United States, 2) immigration policy and the admission of skilled and unskilled persons, 3) the integration of immigrants and 4) the criminalization and deportation of migrants from the United States. In collaboration with Luis Escala and Olga Odgers, he recently coauthored the book: Making Los Angeles Home. The Integration of Mexican Immigrants in the United States (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016).

●Contact : Shinji Yamasaki(yamasaki@waseda.jp)

Dates
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    MON
    2018

Place

Room 605, Bldg.#3, Waseda Campus

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Wed, 10 Jan 2018

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