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Date:
March 31, 2020
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:
Available live via YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz_-CQkZ3VwjGkysvMu-P3g.
Contact:
616-355-1324
Cost:
Free and Open to the Public
Sonia Nazario, author of Enrique's Journey
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Great Decisions: Central American Immigration and U.S. Foreign Policy available live via YouTube

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Available live via YouTube on Monday, March 30 at 6pm and Tuesday, March 31 at noon. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCz_-CQkZ3VwjGkysvMu-P3g. Due to COVID-19 there will be no community gathering at City Hall to view the simulcast. CENTRAL AMERICAN IMMIGRATION AND US FOREIGN POLICY Sonia Nazario, Pulitzer-winning journalist and author of Enrique’s Journey Is there a humane solution to immigration at the Southern border? Stopping migration from the Northern Triangle of Central America has become a priority of the Trump administration, yet the country is divided on the appropriate response to immigration. Sonia Nazario is a Pulitzer -winning journalist best known for Enrique's Journey, her story of a Honduran boy’s struggle to find his mother in the U.S. Nazario will discuss how immigration policy affects the lived experience of migrants. What works and what doesn’t to stem the flow of migration in the context of what’s happening in the Northern Triangle and U.S. foreign policy