Topic: Border violence

University of Texas at Austin Experts Help Shape Border Debate

July 19, 2010

As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their views on these issues through a series of online videos.

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Border Views: University experts help shape border debate

July 19, 2010
Border Views: University experts help shape border debate

In this tenth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Martha Menchaca, professor in the Department of Anthropology, discusses her research into the trends and historical context behind naturalization and the birthright movement and her thoughts on curbing undocumented migration from Mexico to the United States.

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Juárez Mayor Reyes Ferriz to Speak at Forum on Mexico and U.S. Border Violence, April 12

April 6, 2010

Event: "Ciudad Juárez: Caught in the Crossfire"

When: Monday, April 12, 2:30 p.m.

Where: Santa Rita Room, Texas Union, 3.502

Background: A panel will discuss the wave of violence that has affected Ciudad Juárez and the impact it has for citizen security on both sides of the U.S. and Mexico border.

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Professors discuss violence in Latin America in Q&A

Feb. 19, 2010
Professors discuss violence in Latin America in Q&A

In anticipation of its upcoming conference titled "Republics of Fear: Understanding Endemic Violence in Latin America Today," the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies asked faculty members to share their thoughts on the threat of violence in Latin America. The conference takes place March 4-5 in the Santa Rita Room of the Texas Union.

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