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Unauthorized migration: steady flows, divided public opinion and the prospects for reform
February 23, 2015 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Join the Tomas Rivera Policy Institute and the Latino Association for Policy, Planning and Development (LAPPD) for a discussion with Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center. Lopez studies the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic views of identity, the political engagement of Latinos in the nation’s elections, and Latino youth. He also coordinates the center’s National Survey of Latinos, an annual nationwide survey of Hispanics. He was the research director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) as well as a research assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Lopez received his doctorate in economics from Princeton University. He is an author of reports about the Hispanic electorate, Hispanic identity and immigration. Lopez frequently appears in national and international media in both Spanish and English.
Lunch at 11:30am (Sky’s tacos!)
Discussion begins promptly at noon.