April 7, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Interchurch Center Dining Room
$35 ICWA members for 8 week series
Combatting illegal immigration has become a priority of the Trump administration. The Northern Triangle of Central America, made up of Honduras, El Salvador, and Guatemala, is a special target of the administration, which hold the nations responsible for the large flow of migrants from Latin America to the U.S. With funds from the U.S. cut, how can the Northern Triangle countries curtail migration?
IN Council on World Affairs Great Decisions Program welcomes Wendy Vogt.
Wendy Vogt is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis. She received her PhD from the University of Arizona and her BA from the University of California, Berkeley. Her work examines the intersections between migration, violence and human rights in the Americas. Her book, Lives in Transit: Violence and Intimacy on the Migrant Journey (2018) published by the University of California Press, is based on long-term fieldwork with Central American migrants and humanitarian workers in Mexico.