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The Huddled Masses: Displacement in a Time of Crisis

Date: 7:00pm PDT April 11 Location: Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber

Templeton Campus Center, Council Chamber

Are the economic impacts on home and host states enough to restrict refugees’ movement? Or does international law take priority, enabling refugees to resettle in a different country?

Moderator: Heather Smith-Cannoy, International Affairs

Galya Ruffer is the founding director of The Center of Forced Migration Studies at the Buffet Institute for Global Studies at Northwestern University as well as a senior lecturer at Northwestern’s Weinberg School of Arts and Sciences. She has been published on testimony and justice in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, asylum law and policy, human rights litigation in transnational courts and immigrant incorporation and integration in Europe. She also works as an immigration attorney representing political asylum claimants.

Jessica M. Vaughan serves as director of policy studies for the Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington, D.C.-based research institute that examines the impact of immigration on American society. She worked for the State Department as a foreign service officer in Trinidad and Tobago and Belgium, and she has written articles for the Washington Post, Boston Globe, and The Economist.

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