Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government, and expert in US-Mexico relations, border security, immigration, and human trafficking. Her most recently published book is titled, Los Zetas Inc: Criminal Corporations, Energy, and Civil War in Mexico. This summer, Correa-Cabrera took a trip along the entirety of the southern border and shared stories of people she met along the way.
There is global competition for highly skilled workers, and countries have shaped their immigration systems to attract the best and brightest. How have other countries designed their immigration systems? How does the U.S. compare? Our panel of experts will discuss the international search for the world's best workers.
The trade war and immigration restrictions can significantly alter the US-China relationship. These policies affecting the free movement of goods and people can also have major implications for the economy, tourism, international students, and businesses. A panel of experts will discuss the impact of recent policy changes on both countries, as well as the future of US-China relations.
International students, faculty, and staff are important members of university communities in the United States. This colloquium will explore the academic and economic contributions they make, as well as the immigration processes and challenges they face in order to remain in the U.S.
Department of Social Work
College of Education and Human Development
Co-sponsored by the Department of Social Work, Latin American Studies, and Global Affairs
The nation's attention has been turned toward the U.S.-Mexico border as asylum seekers from Central America continue to arrive. Experts will discuss the U.S. asylum system, what is happening along the southern border, and recent changes made by the Trump administration.
Ava Benach, Esq., Partner, Benach Collopy
Liana Montecinos, Esq., Benach Collopy