March 25, 2009
On Friday April 3, 2009, NYU Wagner’s International Public Service Association (IPSA) Spring Conference will host a panel discussion entitled “Living Migration: Spanning the Local & Global Divide,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the 9th floor of Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, New York, N.Y., with a keynote address by Guillermo Linares, Commissioner of the New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs.
Immigration is often expressed as a local concern, separate from global migration and development issues. Yet the experience of immigrants spans beyond local realities. “Living Migration” brings the local and global conversations together to create a unified dialogue. We will explore how our local experiences in New York City, the quintessential American city of immigrants, are enmeshed in global migration flows and the impacts of migration on both sending and receiving countries. The conference invites public officials, practitioners, academics, and students to examine policy opportunities and grassroots action on global and local levels, as well as the potential impact of these policies and actions in New York City. The panelists are:
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Events and Traditions, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service
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