Local, Regional, and National Perspectives on Immigrant Integration Policy and Welcoming Cities
Event: Georgia Immigration Research Network panel session and discussion at the 2017 Atlanta Studies Symposium: "Local, Regional, and National Perspectives on Immigrant Integration Policy and Welcoming Cities"
This GIRN panel session was held at the Atlanta Studies Symposium: Rethinking Equity in Atlanta on April 26, 2017, at the Atlanta University Center.
- Cathy Yang Liu and Xi Huang (Georgia State University) “Welcoming Cities: Immigration Policy at the Local Government Level”
- Paul N. McDaniel (Kennesaw State University) “Receptivity and the Welcoming Cities Movement: Regional Immigrant and Refugee Integration Policy Potential in Metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia”
- Darlene Xiomara Rodriguez (Kennesaw State University) “Latino Civic Engagement in the Atlanta Metropolitan Region: Opportunities and Challenges for Immigrant Integration”
- Anna Joo Kim and Ashley Bozarth (Georgia Institute of Technology) “Refugee Ghetto or Ethnic Enclave? Welcome to Clarkston, Georgia”
- Moderator: Marian Lou, Founder and Executive Director of WeLoveBuHi
For additional information, read a July 2017 article in Atlanta Studies, by Anna Joo Kim, about the Georgia Immigration Research Network.