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CSSR Ed & Health Research Hub 2022-2023 Speaker Series

CSSR Ed & Health Research Hub 2022-2023 Speaker Series: Christopher Morris

‘As Tame as a Holiday Postcard’: A Conspiracy Narrative About Big Pharma as Critique of Power in Modern Democracies

Center for Social Science Research

Friday, April 14, 2023 2:00 PM EDT

CSSR's Education & Health Research Hub is excited to announce our 2022-23 Speaker Series, featuring new research on social and community-engaged aspects of education and health from scholars at George Mason University. This year's series includes 5 virtual events where scholars from anthropology, English, higher education, nursing, and sociology will present their work.

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IIR Colloquium: Waiting in Immigration Bureaucracy

IIR Colloquium: Waiting in Immigration Bureaucracy

Social Consequences of Uncertainty in U.S. Legal Permanent Residence Processing, 2007-2021

Wednesday, May 3, 2023 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EDT
Online via Zoom Meeting

How does the process of waiting for U.S. legal permanent residence (e.g. a green card) shape visa-holders’ well-being, everyday lives, settlement trajectories, and longer-term integration? How do visa-holders make sense of and navigate this process of waiting? This talk will explore the experiences of temporary visa-holders in the United States waiting for legal permanent residence processing within U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) as the service arm of the U.S. immigration bureaucracy.

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