Upcoming IIR Colloquium Series

Upcoming IIR Colloquium Series


On a monthly basis, the Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) hosts a colloquium series bringing together researchers, academics, and policy-makers to share their work related to immigration with George Mason University's faculty, staff, students, and the public. Through this series, we aim to provide a forum for discussion and exchange of ideas relating to U.S. immigration policy. These unique series previously featured some of the leading scholars and researchers from a wide array of research institutions, nonprofit organizations, private and governmental organizations. IIR colloqium series are free and open to the public.  Click here for parking map.  Please RSVP to iir.gmu.edu@gmail.com 



April 2016 Colloquium

Preferred image of Tom GjeltenA nation of nations

The Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) is pleased to present Tom Gjelten, correspondent for National Public Radio and author of A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story, as guest IIR colloquium speaker.

When: Thursday, April 14, 2016

Time: 1:00 - 2:00 PM

Where: Johnson Center, Third Floor, Room D

Please join us to learn how the landscape of America has changed over the past fifty years with the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act.  Mr. Gjelten will share the impact of this law and how it has transformed America, as told through the experiences of families in one suburban county in Virginia.