Hard to Believe There's Still Talk about a Border Wall / Efectos del muro en la migración

I wrote this a little while back, but at this rate, I may be re-posting the article annually. It’s hard to believe because researchers have known for decades a border wall with Mexico will not keep people out. If anything, our current system of border security tends to keep people in . This article published in Chatham County Line explains the unexpected consequences of building a wall. Be sure to check out the Spanish language version courtesy of Luis Melodelgado's skillful translation!

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Register for May 2019: Understanding Latino Migration

1 course, 3 weeks, 3 credits. What causes Latin American citizens to emigrate to the United States without a visa? How do people undertake the journey? And what does all this mean for North Carolina communities? This class is scheduled to accommodate working students. Special consideration given to public servants and advocates working with Latino communities or thinking of doing so.

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Where's Walker? / ¿ Dónde está Walker?

I am flummoxed. It’s election season here in the United States, and I asked the two candidates running for US congress in my home district for their position on immigration. I got my answers….sort of. Thanks to Luis Melodelgado for the Spanish language version.

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Nora Haenn