featuring Dr. James Witte, Director of the IIR
Friday, April 16 at 2pm Eastern
The TEDxGeorgeMasonU conference is an annual conference on campus allowing a platform for faculty and students to share their ideas within the Mason community. This year the theme is "The New Normal." Speakers across different disciplines will speak on the pandemic and how it has impacted our lives and the society.
Immigrant Writers in the US: New American Voices Award Winners Share Their Stories
Thursday, April 8, 2021
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Immigration in 2021 and Beyond
Wednesday, February 10th
This webinar explored the future of U.S. immigration policy after Inauguration Day 2021. Speakers looked at how the Executive branch, Congress, and the Supreme Court plan on dealing with immigration.
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Balancing Academia and Policy: How Immigration Scholars Work with Immigrant Communities
Wednesday, December 2nd
The IIR hosted a discussion about how academics from a variety of disciplines work with immigrant communities and policymakers to impact immigrants' lives.
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COVID-19 & Immigrant Communities
Wednesday, October 7th
The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated communities across the United States and has given us a new appreciation for the role all essential workers play in our economy and in our lives. Speakers addressed the role of immigrants as essential workers and healthcare providers, how it has left them vulnerable to the virus, and the impact that changes to immigration policy have had on immigrant communities.
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GMU School of Social Work
Guadalupe Correa- Cabrera
GMU Schar School of Policy and Government
Migration Policy Institute
Institute for Immigration Research