Cristina Alonso, a 22-year-old college student from Spain, planned to visit Oregon for six weeks this summer. Instead, border agents sent her to NORCOR jail in the The Dalles for over 48 hours. Her friend, Professor Laurie Bridges, shares the shocking story.
REFUGEES AND FORCED IMMIGRATION ’17 / II. International Interdisciplinary Conference on Refugee and Forced Immigration Studies in Social Sciences, Humanities and Art
SEPTEMBER 29-30, 2017
All of the presented papers will be published in the proceedings e-book (with an ISBN number), which will be given to you in a DVD box and will be sent to be reviewed in the “Thomson & Reuters WOS’ Conference Proceedings Citation Index-CPCI”.
Christophe Guilluy calls himself a geographer. 2010, with the newest, Le crépuscule de la France d’en haut (roughly: “The Twilight of the French Elite”
At the heart of Guilluy’s inquiry is globalization. Internationalizing the division of labor has brought significant economic efficiencies. But it has also brought inequalities unseen for a century, demographic upheaval, and cultural disruption. Now we face the question of what—if anything—we should do about it.
A process that Guilluy calls métropolisation has cut French society in two.
Cheap labor, tariff-free consumer goods, and new markets of billions of people have made globalization a windfall for such prosperous places. But globalization has had no such galvanizing effect on the rest of France. Cities that were lively for hundreds of years—Tarbes, Agen, Albi, Béziers—are now, to use Guilluy’s word, “desertified,”
The heated political debate around immigration has meaningful, life-changing impacts on immigrants themselves. Jorge Ramos, a journalist for Univision and one of the top correspondents in Hispanic TV, discusses how we can debate immigration by putting immigrants themselves at the center of the story. Hosted by Vox and TED.
Bringing paper-based systems at CIS into the digital world “remains a substantial work in progress,” said Lori Scialabba, CIS acting director at a House Homeland Security Oversight.
Using agile processes, Roth said, requires some technical expertise on the part of the agency. That technical expertise at CIS, he said, was thin. Also communications to top agency officials about potential problems weren’t efficient, which left those officials in the dark.
“If you put it out and it breaks, then pull it back, that’s not agile,” Roth said.