Teach-In: Border Policing and ICE

Friday, October 30, 2020, 12:00 p.m.
Venue: Online
Admission: Free
Season: 2020-2021


Join us for the next teach-in, "Border Policing and ICE," a conversation with a UT Dallas alumna, faculty members, and a community leader via Teams on Friday, October 30 at 12 p.m.!

View the recording of the event

Featuring:

  • Meha Srivastav, UTD alumna, will talk about her experiences working at the Hermanos en el Camino migrant shelter in Ixtepec, Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • Monica Rankin, A&H Associate Professor of History and Director of the Center for U.S.-Latin America Initiatives, will give brief historical background on Central American immigration.
  • S. Deborah Kang, A&H associate professor of History and Fellow of the Anne Stark and Chester Watson Professorship in History, will discuss the history of border policing in the U.S.
  • Lorena Tule-Romain, co-founder of ImmSchools and the Education Coordinator for the North Texas Dream Team, will discuss the realities of living with fear of raids and deportation and the ways Texas families are facing these challenges.

In advance of this teach-in, check out this CometCast podcast with Raul Hinojosa, Director of Community Engagement at UTD, discussing DACA, prejudice, and other challenges immigrants confront today!

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