Themes and Lessons in Mexico-US Relations

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Thu, 04/28/2016 - 14:00 to 18:00

UNAM-Tucson, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and the Center for Latin American Studies present:

Trends & Lessons on US-Mexico Relations
Temas y leciones para las relaciones entre Mexico y EEUU

Thursday, April 28th in the Ventana Room of the Student Union

A public forum designed to raise awareness on issues relevant to US-Mexico relations including migration, development & natural resources.

Moderators: Marcela Vázquez León, Consul of Mexico in Tucson, Ricardo Pineda
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm    "Reviewing Social inequality in Mexico and U.S.: Why does it matter to the bilateral agenda?"  Dra. Silvia Nuñez García, UNAM-CISAN

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm    "Migrant Rights, Violence and Deportation: What Difference Can Binational Research Make?"  Dr. Scott Whiteford, LAS-UofA

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm    "Migración México-Estados Unidos durante la administración de Obama y frente a las elecciones de 2016."    Dra. Elaine Levine Leiter, UNAM-CISAN

3.10 pm - 3:30 pm    "Vulnerable Migrants from Mexico: Women and Children."  Dra. Anna Ochoa O'Leary, SBC-MAS-UofA

3.30 pm - 3:50 pm    "Mexican Immigrants’ Access to Healthcare on the U.S.-Mexican Border."   Dra. Valeria Marina Valle,  UNAM-CISAN

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm    Questions and Remarks

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm    Coffee Break

4:15 pm - 4:55 pm   Keynote Address:  "Programa de Migrantes de la UNAM." Dr. Jorge Madrazo, UNAM-Settle 

4:55 pm - 5:35 pm   Keynote Address: "Latinos and the 2016 Elections: Engagement and Import in the American Electoral System."  Dr. John Gracía, SG&PP-UofA 

5:35 pm – 5:50 pm    Questions and Remarks

5:50 pm - 6:00 pm    Closing Remarks:   Ricardo Pineda, Consul of Mexico

 

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