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Co-Director Alexandra Délano at Expert Panel on Hispanic Assimilation

Prof. Alexandra Délano Alonso was invited to be part of a panel on Latino Integration concerning the possibilities of immigration reform, access to U.S. citizenship, and influence on Hispanoc Assimilation. You can read more here https://wallethub.com/edu/states-where-hispanics-are-most-assimilated/15591/#alexandra-d-lano-alonso    

Co-Director Alexandra Délano interviewed on Mexican indigenous migration to the US

In an interview to the Mexican newspaper Excélsior, the co-Director Alexandra Délano speaks about the Mexican indigenous migration to the United States. While the indigenous population make up for a fifth of the Mexican migrants to the US, many of this migrant population do not speak English nor Spanish. Co-Director Délano highlighted that, in face of weak institutional protection, these migrants organize …

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ASA International Migration section announces the Aristide Zolberg Distinguished Student Scholar Award

The American Sociological Association International Migration announces the Aristide Zolberg Distinguished Student Scholar Award: Ariela Schachter for “A Change of Heart or Change of Address? The Geographic Sorting of Whites’ Attitudes towards Immigrants.”   Other ASA International Migration section awards are: Thomas & Znaniecki Best Book Award: FitzGerald, David and David Cook-Martín. 2014. Culling the Masses: The Democratic …

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Miriam Ticktin gives 2015 Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture| Refugee Studies Centre, Oxford University

On Wednesday, June 10th, Professor Miriam Ticktin, co-director of the Zolberg Institute, gave this year’s Elizabeth Colson Lecture at the University of Oxford’s Refugee Studies Centre. The Colson Lecture is a prestigious annual event that the University of Oxford hosts to highlight and showcase innovative, timely and thought provoking work in the interdisciplinary field of …

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The Humanities Action Lab (HAL) – A Global Dialogue on Incarceration

The Humanities Action Lab (HAL) – a Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility working group – held its first forum and session here at the New School on January 5th. An initiative spearheaded by both Liz Sevcenko and Claire Potter, the HAL working group aims to “bring together stakeholders from around the world to create …

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Miriam Ticktin Keynotes at Conferences on Humanitarianism and Care

Miriam Ticktin, co-director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, delivered the keynote address at conferences in the Fall 2014 on humanitarianism and care. During the conference “Exceptional welfare: Dilemmas in/of irregular migration” in Bergen (Norway) November 19-21, co-director Ticktin gave a talk entitled “Care Beyond Welfare?” “Humanitarianism and Beyond: the Pasts and Futures of Care” …

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Alexandra Délano Writes on Obama’s Deferred Action Programs

Alexandra Délano, co-director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, writes on the role of the origin country in Obama’s deferred action programs. The post is published on the London School of Economics and Political Science’s daily blog on American Politics and Policy. Please click here to read the the full article “Migrants’ countries of …

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