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TN@IPC – Understanding Our Current Immigration Dilemma
May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dr. Robin Jacobson will provide historical background for current U.S. immigration trends and politics. She will also discuss the impact of increasing migration and nativism globally.
Dr. Robin Jacobson, professor of Politics & Government at UPS, teaches courses on race, religion and the politics of detention. Her research focuses on immigration. Her book, The New Nativism: Proposition 187 and the Debate over Immigration (2008), explores the role of race in immigration politics. She has written on the debate over birthright citizenship, immigration politics, and state laws about immigration. She is also co-editor of Faith and Race in American Political Life (2011).