Immigration Short-Takes

 Join the Zolberg Institute in an online series of short discussions with scholars and activists on the nexus of race, black mobility, and migration-related issues. These short discussions, held over Zoom, will inform and engage the public through live and recorded conversations.

Discussions are held on Tuesdays at 1:00pm ET/12:00CT/11:00amMT/10:00amPT.

Register for upcoming Short-Takes below.

Short-Take with Jennifer A. Jones, PhD

Jennifer A. Jones, PhD is Assistant Professor of Sociology & Latin American and Latino Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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Short-Take with Jennifer A. Jones, PhD​

Short-Take with ​Natsu Taylor Saito

September 29, 2020

Natsu Taylor Saito is Distinguished University Professor and Professor of Law at Georgia State University College of Law.  This discussion will focus on her recently published paper “Why Xenophobia?“, zooming in on the relationship between xenophobia and racism.

Short-Take with Nicole Waligora-Davis

October 13, 2020

Nicole A. Waligora-Davis is an Associate Professor of English at Rice University, specializing in late-nineteenth and 20th century African American and American literary and cultural criticism.

Short-Take with A. Naomi Paik

October 20, 2020

A. Naomi Paik is an associate professor of Asian American studies with appointments in Gender & Women’s studies and History at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.  This discussion will be about abolitionist approaches to sanctuary.

Immigration Short-Takes: Mobility in the Time of COVID-19 is an online series of short discussions on the nexus of migration-related issues and COVID-19.  Scholars and activists on migration and mobility will join the Zolberg Institute in an online series of short discussions on the nexus of migration-related issues and COVID-19, during the worldwide pandemic. These short discussions, held over Zoom, will inform and engage the public through live and recorded conversations.

Immigration Policy in the Time of COVID-19

With Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Samuel Weiss Faculty Scholar, Clinical Professor of Law, Director of the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic, Penn State Law

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Immigration Policy in the Time of COVID-19

The Impact of COVID-19: Time to End Immigration Detention?

With César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández, Associate Professor of Law, Sturm College of Law, University of Denver

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The Impact of COVID-19: Time to End Immigration Detention?

The End of Asylum? The New COVID-19 Border Rules

With Yael Schacher, Senior US Advocate, Refugees International

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The End of Asylum? The New COVID-19 Border Rules

DACA Litigation and Advocacy in the Face of COVID-19

With Muneer Ahmad, Deputy Dean for Experiential Education, Sol Goldman Professor of Law, Director of the Jerome N. Frank Legal Services Organization, Yale Law School; and Marisol Orihuela, Clinical Associate Professor of Law, Yale Law School

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DACA Litigation and Advocacy in the Face of COVID-19

Why Immigrant Workers are Vulnerable to COVID-19

With Julia Gelatt, Senior Policy Analyst, US Immigration Policy Program, Migration Policy Institute

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Why Immigrant Workers are Vulnerable to COVID-19

The 1918 Pandemic and US Immigration Policy

With Alan Kraut, University Professor of History and International Service, American University

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The 1918 Pandemic and US Immigration Policy

COVID-19 and Refugee Camps

With Paul Spiegel, MD, Director, Center for Humanitarian Health, Professor of the Practice, Johns Hopkins

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COVID-19 and Refugee Camps

The Legality of the Trump Immigration Bans

With Lucas Guttentag, Professor of the Practice, Stanford Law; Martin R. Flug Lecturer in Law, Senior Research Scholar in Law, Yale Law School

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The Legality of the Trump Immigration Bans

Coronavirus as the 'Invasive Other'

With Miriam Ticktin, Associate Professor of Anthropology at The New School for Social Research

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Coronavirus as the 'Invasive Other'

Principles of Protection for Refugees, Migrants, and Other Displaced Persons

With Ian M. Kysel, Visiting Assistant Clinical Professor of Law, Cornell Law School; and Monette Zard, Allan Rosenfield Associate Professor of Forced Migration and Health, Director of the Forced Migration and Health Program, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University

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Principles of Protection for Refugees, Migrants, and Other Displaced Persons

The Impact of COVID-19 in India

With Mukta Naik, Fellow, Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi, India

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The Impact of COVID-19 in India

Canada, BioStaus, and COVID19

With Audrey Macklin, Professor and Chair in Human Rights Law, University of Toronto

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Canada, BioStaus, and COVID19

EU Border Closures, Asylum, and COVID-19

With Didier Bigo, Professor of International Relations, King’s College London; MCU Research Professor, Sciences-Po Paris; and Elspeth Guild, Jean Monnet Professor ad Personam, Queen Mary University of London; Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands

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EU Border Closures, Asylum, and COVID-19

Remittances during COVID-19

With Dilip Ratha, Lead Economist, Migration and Remittances, Head of KNOMAD, The World Bank

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Remittances during COVID-19

Impact of COVID-19 on International Migration

With Gregory Maniatis, Director, International Migration Initiative, Open Society Foundation

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Impact of COVID-19 on International Migration

International Migration and Mobility in the Age of COVID-19

With Demetrios Papademetriou, PhD, Convener, Transatlantic Council on Migration; Distinguished Transatlantic Fellow and President Emeritus, Migration Policy Institute

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International Migration and Mobility in the Age of COVID-19

The Supply Chain and the Virus

With Victoria Hattam, Professor of Politics, The New School for Social Research

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The Supply Chain and the Virus

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