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Apr 28 2021

Zona Abierta: The Crisis at the Border – Children & Teen Migrants

Zona Abierta

April 28, 2021

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM



Barbed wire fencing to replicate the U.S. Mexican border sits in the background of a yellow/orange hue to represent a sunset and heat. Logos for the LCC and Alianza Americas at the bottom along with co-sponsors.

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and Alianza Americas

Join us for a conversation on the transnational efforts to end the expansion of the U.S. immigration detention system and its direct impact on young migrants.

Some critical questions include:

What is the current status of migrant children and teens in detention at the U.S. Mexican border?

How can we address this humanitarian crisis collectively?

Presentation by Oscar Chacón, Executive Director, Alianza Americas

OPEN virtual presentation & dialogue

This event is co-sponsored by the UIC Chancellor's Committee on the Status of Latinos (CCSL), L@s GANAS, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS), Latin American Recruitment and Education Services (LARES), and student organization Fearless Undocumented Alliance (FUA).

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Date posted

Apr 21, 2021

Date updated

Apr 21, 2021