immigration

Immigration in the Age of Trump

February 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Donald Trump began his campaign by calling Mexican immigrants rapists. Since becoming President, his calls for mass deportations and keeping Muslim immigrants and refugees out of the country have only grown louder. Meanwhile, among his first actions as president was an executive order to start …

The Life and Legacy of Emily Greene Balch

January 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

Please join the Jamaica Plain Historical Society to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Emily Greene Balch. Kristen Gwinn-Becker, PhD will discuss the life and legacy of this prominent American economist, sociologist, internationalist and Nobel Peace Prize winner (1946). The talk will detail …

This community speak-out and strategy forum will provide an opportunity to share and process concerns and develop strategies for resisting oppression and state violence under a Trump administration. Topics for discussion will include: – Immigration status and deportations, – Discriminatory “national security” policies (such as …

The Harvard Immigration Project has our first ever symposium, with a focus on refugees.  From 12-1 we have a fantastic keynote speaker, Suyapa Perez, a Honduran women’s rights activist who fled Honduras for her political beliefs.  We will then have a panel from 1-3pm where …

A forum cosponsored by United for Justice with Peace and Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition Featuring Prof. Aviva Chomsky, author of Undocumented, How Immigration Became Illegal (2014) Gabriel Camacho, of Massachusetts Trust Act Coalition and American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) What is the “border crisis” and how does …

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