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La Otra Frontera: A Civil Society Perspective on Migration to Mexico
What challenges has Mexico faced as a country of transit and destination migration, including in the context of COVID-19?

This webinar will discuss recent trends in migration to Mexico, Mexican asylum system and migrants’ integration in local communities. Dr. Piotr Plewa (DUCIGS, Sanford) will talk with three country experts: Maureen Meyer (Washington Office for Latin America), Alejandra Macías Delgadillo (Asylum Access) and Ramón Marquez (Independent Human Rights Defender). Special attention will be given to the lesser- known Southern Mexico.

Speakers:

Alejandra Macías Delgadillo, Executive Director
Asylum Access Mexico

Maureen Meyer, Director for Mexico and Migrant Rights
Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA)

Ramón Marquez, Human Rights Defender

Piotr Plewa, Visiting Research Scholar
Duke University Center for International and Global Studies

If you require closed captions to access the material in our event, please let us know by August 14 by emailing af181@duke.edu.

Aug 19, 2020 01:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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