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FIU in DC: Migration Briefing: Latin America in Focus

This is a past event.

Friday, June 4 at 11:00am to 12:00pm

Virtual Event

Current and prospective DC interns and all interested members of the FIU community and public are welcome to our summer briefing on issues on migration from Latin America.  Topics of focus include push factors from Central America and Spanish-language disinformation at the U.S.-Mexico border and targeting Latinx users of messaging and social media apps.  

Additional topics may include intersections with and connections to: Trafficking, Migrant Health Disparities, Border Security, Asylum, Dreamers, and TPS.


Luis Guillermo Solis, Former President of Costa Rica and Director, FIU Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center

Eric Olson, Director of Policy and Strategic Initiatives, Seattle International Foundation; Global Fellow, Woodrow Wilson Center 

Jessica Cobian, Senior Campaign Manager, Technology Policy, Center for American Progress

Moderated by: Rosa Chang, Associate Teaching Professor and Graduate Program Director, FIU Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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Event is available virtually. Students based in Washington interested in attending in person, please email

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences




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