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Race and Class in U.S. Immigration

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Panelists Mae Ngai, the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History at Columbia University; Michael A. Olivas, the William B. Bates Distinguished Chair in Law at the University of Houston Law Center; Stephan Thernstrom, the Winthrop Research Professor of History at Harvard University; and M. Brinton Lykes, associate director of the Boston College Center for Human Rights and International Justice; discuss if, and how, race and class considerations are important in understanding the current immigration situation in this country. The panel is part of the academic symposium, “Migration: Past, Present, and Future.”

Format: Panel Discussion
Length: 92 minutes

Presenter(s): Mae Ngai, Michael A. Olivas, Stephan Thernstrom, M. Brinton Lykes

Date: March 22, 2013

Location: Corcoran Commons, Heights Room

Sponsor(s): Sesquicentennial Celebration; Center for Human Rights and International Justice

URL: http://frontrow.bc.edu/program/migrationpanel2/

The information on this page is accurate as of March 2013