Life Long Learning Program-International Aspects of U.S. Immigration and Refugee Policy

This course will address current trends and debates in immigration and refugee migration in the United States. We will consider the current strains and issues in U.S. immigration law and administration, proposals for comprehensive immigration reform and border control and management, and also recent challenges to refugee resettlement in the US and New York. U.S. migration policy and issues will be placed within the context of the United Nations Global Compact on Safe, Regular and Orderly Migration which will be considered by the UN General Assembly in December 2018 in Marrakech.

Facilitator: Ellen Percy Kraly is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies at Colgate University. During 2019, she is serving as the Willy Brandt Guest Professor in International Migration and Ethnic Relations, University of Malmo, Sweden. She is Chair of the Scientific Panel on International Migration of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and is organizing a workshop on the demography of refugees for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences.


Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Hamilton Public Library, Community Room 13 Broad St., Hamilton, NY 13346


Culture, Global and international, Academics, Social Sciences, Politics

Event Format

Lectures, colloquia, seminars, etc.


Free to Life Long Learning Program members, $5 per class for all others

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