Immigration/Migration Conference - October 13

The Columbia Population Research Center's Immigration/Migration Primary Research Group

is pleased to invite you to a conference: 

"Immigration and Integration: A Comparative View"




WHEN & WHERE Thursday, October 13, 2016 1:00pm - 4:00pm Room C06, Concourse Level Columbia School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Avenue (between 121st and 122nd)


ABOUT THE CONFERENCE How exceptional is the immigration system in the United States? The conference offers a comparative perspective on immigration policies and immigrants' experience in North America and Europe. The conference will also facilitate a discussion of the benefits and challenges of conducting cross-national comparative research.


Participants will include:

Irene Bloemraad, Professor of Sociology; Thomas Garden Barnes Chair, Canadian Studies, UC Berkeley

Yinon Cohen, Yerushalmi Professor of Israel and Jewish Studies, Columbia University

David FitzGerald, Professor of Sociology; Gildred Chair in U.S.-Mexican Relations;Co-Director, Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, UC San Diego

Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, CUNY Graduate Center

Christel Kesler, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Barnard

Yao Lu, Associate Professor of Sociology, Columbia University

Douglas Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University