The Migration Policy Forum at the Institute for Human Security

PERILOUS JOURNEYS: HUMAN AND POLICY CHALLENGES OF TRANSIT MIGRATION THROUGH MEXICO

IHS launched the Migration Policy Forum to explore key policy themes related to migration in two regions: the Americas and Europe. Please join us for a panel discussion with The Americas Working Group, where the focus will be on Latin American countries, primarily Mexico, as buffer zones or entry points for migration into the United States, with the goal of developing regional solutions to the rapidly growing intersection between violence and migration in the Americas.

Chairs:
Katrina Burgess, Associate Professor of Political Economy
Karen Jacobsen, Associate Research Professor, Acting Director of the Feinstein International Center

Panelists:
Noelle Bridgen, Assistant Professor of Political Science, Marquette University
Diana Essex-Lettieri, Strategy and Operations Director, Asylum Access
Rafael Fernández de Castro, Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Maxwell School, Syracuse University and Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM)
Jennifer Podkul, Senior Program Officer, Women’s Refugee Commission

Download the panelist biographies.

This event is co-sponsored by the Institute for Human Security, Feinstein International Center, and the Institute for Global Maritime Studies.

Friday, March 4, 2016
12:30 – 2:30pm
Cabot 206

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