- Neeraj Kaushal, PhD, Professor of Social Policy; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; and Research Fellow, IZA (Bio)
- Mashkhura Akilova, PhD, MSW, Lecturer of Social Work (Bio)
- Megan Curran, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist
In this session, Drs Mashura Akilova and Neeraj Kaushal will discuss: How are the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting border closures and economic lockdowns affecting migrant workers, immigrants, and displaced people in the US and internationally? What is the effect on receiving and sending economies? What are the likely long term impacts of the pandemic on immigration policies and practices in the post-pandemic world?
Objectives: By attending this session attendees will learn about
the impact of COVID19 (and the resulting border closures and economic lockdowns) on various immigrant, migrant, and displaced populations in the US and globally.
the effects of border closures and restrictions on mobility, nationally and internationally, on sending and receiving countries.
best practices to protect the immigrant, migrant, and displaced groups in future pandemic situations, followed by the recommendations for improving immigration policies post COVID19.
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LIVE WEBINAR w/ Limited Capacity- Please note that this event is open to the public and being recorded for educational and professional development purposes.
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