It is not unusual to see negative depictions of immigrants in the media and in popular culture. In particular, immigrants are often viewed as dangerous and prone to involvement in problem behaviors such as violence, crime and substance abuse.Read more
Associate Professor of Photojournalism Donna DeCesare has a keen appreciation for the visual. The diminutive, green-eyed blonde appreciates the visual irony of her experiences living among war refugees, convicts and gangs, such as the notorious 18th Street Gang of Los Angeles and El Salvador.Read more
Experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss a host of topics relating to immigration reform and the border -- from the rise in U.S.-Mexico border violence, to the consequences of Arizona's new immigration law.Read more
Third Annual Lozano Long Conference Explores Theme of Fear and Understanding Violence in Latin America
Event: "Republics of Fear: Understanding Endemic Violence in Latin America Today"
When: Thursday and Friday, March 4-5, registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with opening remarks at 9 a.m.
Where: Santa Rita Room, Texas Union 3.502Read more