Central American Migrations and the U.S. Border

Panel Discussion

Title Conditional: Central American Migrations and the U.S. Border

A Moral and Political Issue of Our Time

Wednesday, September 4, 2019
Time: 5:00 pm | Maude Fife Room, 315 Wheeler Hall

The panel (from left): Rosemary Joyce, Paula Worby, Beatriz Manz, Elizabeth Oglesby, Karen Musalo, and Denise Dresser. (Photo by Jim Block.)
The panel (from left): Rosemary Joyce, Paula Worby, Beatriz Manz, Elizabeth Oglesby, Karen Musalo, and Denise Dresser. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Experts on Central America and migration will participate in a panel about the context, current situation, and future of migration between Central America and the United States, and its impact on the U.S. border. 

The panel includes:

Professor Denise Dresser, Political Science, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México

Professor Rosemary Joyce, Anthropology, UC Berkeley

Professor Karen Musalo, Gender & Refugee Studies, UC Hastings

Professor Elizabeth Oglesby, Geography, University of Arizona, Tucson

Paula Worby, Ph.D., Public Health Researcher, Hesperian Health Guides

Moderator:
Professor Emerita Beatriz Manz, Geography and Ethnic Studies, UC Berkeley

Professor Emerita Beatriz Manz introduces the event. (Photo by Jim Block.)Professor Emerita Beatriz Manz introduces the event. (Photo by Jim Block.)

Karen Musalo talks about the changes to immigration policy under the Trump administration. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Karen Musalo talks about the changes to immigration policy under the Trump administration. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Rosemary Joyce spoke on the factors in Honduras driving migration from that country. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Rosemary Joyce speaks on the factors in Honduras driving migration from that country. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Author Isabel Allende (second from left), a strong voice on migration issues, listens intently to the panel.. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Author Isabel Allende (second from left), a strong voice on migration issues, listens intently to the panel. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Paula Worby talks about the impact of U.S. immigration policy. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Paula Worby talks about the impact of U.S. immigration policy. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Denise Dresser criticized Mexico's policy of transforming itself into a "wall" stopping migration. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Denise Dresser criticized Mexico's policy of transforming itself into a "wall" stopping migration. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Elizabeth Oglesby talks about her work with migrants in Arizona. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Elizabeth Oglesby talks about her work with migrants in Arizona. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience members talk with the panel after the formal event. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience members talk with the panel after the formal event. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Audience members talk with the panel after the formal event. (Photo by Jim Block.)
Karen Musalo discusses her work on asylum law with audinece members following the event. (Photo by Jim Block.)

The U.S. Border Patrol detains a migrant family. (Photo by Barry Bahler/U.S. Customs and Border Protection.)
The U.S. Border Patrol detains a migrant family. (Photo by Barry Bahler/U.S. Customs and Border Protection.)