Past Event

America is Closed: The Trump Years and What To Expect Next

November 16, 2020
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
New York (Online Webinar)

Monday, November 16
10:00 am EST (New York)

The Trump administration's sweeping immigration changes have nearly closed U.S. borders to refugees, asylum seekers, skilled workers, students, and others. Panelists will discuss the xenophobia and white nationalism that motivates these changes and will offer insights about what we can expect in immigration law and policy in the coming years.

Lee Gelernt, Deputy Director of the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project; Lecturer-in-Law, Columbia Law School

Van Tran, Associate Professor, CUNY Graduate Center, Immigration scholar

Moderated by Elora Mukherjee, Jerome L. Greene Clinical Professor of Law, Columbia Law School


About the Committee on Forced Migration
Since 2018, the Committee on Forced Migration, an initiative of the Columbia Global Centers, has focused on providing an institution-wide space to advance discourse, both internal and public, on forced migration-related inquiries and engagement.


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