Central American migration to the U.S. and to Mexico presents unique challenges in the current political environment. Mexican and U.S. migration experts will discuss the obstacles facing Central Americans who are fleeing violence and seeking protection. Panelists include Jorge Ríos, Legal Director for Asylum, Sin Fronteras; Diego Pérez de Eulate, Director, Centro de Derechos Humanos Fray Matías de Córdova; Denise Gilman, Director, University of Texas Law School Immigration Clinic.
The event is sponsored by the Mexico Center, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, and Rapoport Center for Human Rights and Justice at the University of Texas.
Location: University of Texas, Townes Hall, Sheffield-Massey Room (TNH 2.111), Austin