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BIMI Events Fall 2018

August 27 | 2.00 - 3.30 pm | 402 Barrows Hall | The Importance of Community Contexts in Immigration Detention

September 13 | 4.00 - 5.30 pm | 691 Barrows Hall | Histories of Empire and Transcolonial Circuits of Freedom

September 20 | 4.00 - 5.30 pm | Social Science Matrix, 820 Barrows Hall | Navigating Borders and Violence: Indigenous Maya Families and Central American Children in Migration

September 27 | 4.00 - 5.30 pm | 691 Barrows Hall | The Place of Paris in Vietnamese Diasporic Fiction

October 12 | 3.30 - 4.30 pm | Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall | Why Canadians Love Immigration and Americans Aren't So Sure?

Americans are deeply divided about migration policy and have limited appetite for increasing immigration. In contrast, Canada’s government has increased its immigration targets; the ruling party won in part due to a campaign promise to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees; and citizens largely support these policies. Why do Canadians seem to love immigration while Americans aren’t so sure? Speakers: Irene Bloemraad.

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