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21st Century Refugees

Digital Event
January 5: 7:00 pm

Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event.

Even as more people have become unwilling migrants, international borders have hardened in the last two decades, restricting refugee resettlement and making asylum claims more difficult. Dartmouth professor Richard Wright traces recent changes in border policy and the implications for asylum seekers and refugees in the years ahead.

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About Richard Wright

Richard Wright holds the Orvil E. Dryfoos Chair in Public Affairs and has been a professor of Geography at Dartmouth College since 1985. His research and teaching focuses on racial segregation in housing and labor markets, migration, and immigration.

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Date:
January 5
Time:
7:00 pm
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Organizer

Joanne Pariseau
Phone:
(802) 754-6660

Venue

Goodrich Memorial Library
202 Main St
Newport, VT 05855 United States
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Website:
http://www.goodrichlibrary.org/