A local immigration policy expert will be the keynote speaker a Portland State University conference bringing together researchers, community members and others to discuss migration issues.
Wayne Cornelius, a professor emeritus of political science and founding director of the University of California at San Diego's U.S.-Mexico Studies, will give a talk titled, "Evidence-free Immigration Policy-making in the Age of Trump." More info here.
WHEN: Saturday, June 9; 11:30 a.m. (The conference runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. See full schedule.)
WHERE: Academic and Student Recreation Center, Room 001; 1800 SW 6th Avenue, Portland. For directions, see campus map.
OTHER HIGHLIGHTS: Community groups will take part in a discussion about the populations they serve, the most significant challenge they see facing immigrants and refugees in the Portland area and how the political climate has affected their work over the last year. 10:15 to 11:15 a.m.; Academic and Student Recreation Center, Room 230.