HomeNews BriefingsAs Crises Mount, Global Migrants Pay the Price

As Crises Mount, Global Migrants Pay the Price

Was Live Friday, May 19, 2023 | 11 am PT

Guest Speakers:

  • Susan Fratzke, Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute’s International Program
  • Andrew Rosenberg, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Florida and author of Undesirable Immigrants: Why Racism Persists in International Migration
  • Amali Tower, Founder & Executive Director, Climate Refugees
  • Hossein Ayazi, Policy Analyst, Global Justice program at the Othering & Belonging Institute at the University of California, Berkeley

Related News Coverage

Nowhere to Turn – Few Legal Paths for Migrants Fleeing War, Hunger and Climate Change

Event Overview

The increase in migrants fleeing rising sea levels and extreme weather, grinding poverty and growing authoritarianism is a worldwide phenomenon – not a crisis that can be reduced to the United States’ southern border.

Global Migrants

It has increasingly been met by scapegoating of those attempting to find safety and survival amid rising populist and nativist movements in countries across Europe and much of the West. Borders are being tightened, compounding the already dire humanitarian and political dimensions of this crisis.

To understand why there is a migration crisis and what could and should be done about it, we called on several experts who will offer their insights and expertise on what is among the central issues of our time.

Presented by Ethnic Media Services

Live | Latest Conversation

Next Live Event | Fri 11am PT