Immigration, Refugees and Race

Type: Virtual Paper
Sponsor Groups: Feminist Geographies Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 8:00 AM / 9:15 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 22
Organizers: Ozlem Ayse Ozgur
Chairs: Pablo Bose

Call for Submissions



This virtual paper session explores various social and economic impacts of a decrease in refugee arrivals on host cities, challenges in healthcare service provisions for immigrants, responses to multiculturalism and diversity in refugee resettlement and immigration policies in US and Canada, as well as unique challenges Black caravans face at the US-Mexico border. Papers are linked through their attention to everyday lives and livelihoods, as well as spatial mobility associated with movement of people and resources across borders


Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Pablo Bose*, University of Vermont, What now? New refugee destinations in a program under threat 15 8:00 AM
Presenter Melissa Kelly*, , Regionalizing Migration: Canada and the United States in Comparative Perspective 15 8:15 AM
Presenter Omawu Enobabor*, CUNY - Graduate Center, Sobreviventes del Mundo: Locating Social Movement and Decolonial Praxis within Black Migrant Caravans 15 8:30 AM
Presenter Shervin Ghaem-Maghami*, University of Toronto Mississauga, Local Governments’ Policy Responsiveness to Multiculturalism and Diversity in the Greater Toronto Area 15 8:45 AM
Presenter Jocelyn Moylan*, , Making Home Quick: Feelings of Home and the Home-making Process for Temporary Migrant Workers 15 9:00 AM

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