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Panel Discussion: 'Alien' Incarcerations: Migrants in Detention

Event Details

November 10, 2016
4:30 pm

Goodell Hall

Room: Bernie Dallas Room

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission

A panel discussion with scholars, activists and lawyers on the history and current realities of the migrant detention regime:

David Hernández, Latina/o Studies, Mount Holyoke College, "Homeland Insecurities: Uncovering the Migrant Detention Regime"

Carl Lindskoog, History, Raritan Valley Community College, "Haitian Refugees and the Forgotten Origins of Immigrant Detention"

Megan Kludt, Curran and Berger Immigration Law, Northampton, "Babies Behind Bars: The Fight Against Family Detention in Texas"

Mizue Aizeki, Immigrant Defense Project, New York City, "Criminalization and Immigration: Intersections of Mass Incarceration and Deportation”

Presented by the History Department's Feinberg Family Distinguished Lecture Series. Public reception to follow sponsored by the UMass School of Public Policy.

Event Category

Diversity History