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We Need Racial and Legal Equality in the US Asylum System Too

Memorial coffins at the Tijuana-San Diego border for those who died crossing. Tomas Castelazo, tomascastelazo.com / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0 Saturday, June 20 is World Refugee Day, honored by the United Nations to raise awareness and educate the public about refugees, their basic rights, their situation around the world, and the responsibilities of states …

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Russell Sage Program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration

Russell Sage Program on Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration   Investigator-initiated research proposals on the social, economic, and political effects of the changing racial and ethnic composition of the U.S. population, including the transformation of communities and ideas about what it means to be American; especially interested in innovative research that examines the roles of race, …

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WHAT IS YOUR RACE? AND WHY THE STATE WANTS TO KNOW with Kenneth Prewitt, March 5, 4pm

WHAT IS YOUR RACE? AND WHY THE STATE WANTS TO KNOW A lecture presented by the Zolberg Center on Global Migration at The New School Kenneth Prewitt, Carnegie Professor of Public Affairs and Director of The Scholarly Knowledge Project, Columbia University   Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at 4pm Wolff Conference Room (Room 1103) Albert and …

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The Call for Papers: Politics of Race, Immigration and Ethnicity Consortium

The Politics of Race, Immigration and Ethnicity Consortium (PRIEC; for more information, please visit http://priec.org)) is now accepting proposals for its 35th meeting to be held at the University of Chicago campus on October 18, 2013. We seek submissions from scholars (of any rank or status) trained in political science, sociology, history, law, philosophy, and …

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Race and Immigration Policy in the Americas

April 11, 2012, 6-8 p.m. Orientation Room, 2 West 13th Street (at Fifth Ave) Understandings of immigration policy have all too often been limited by national blinders that fail to understand the full weight of interactions across borders. Domestic class conflict is a necessary but insufficient explanation for patterns of ethnic selection. Policies often converged …

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