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Social Justice and Human Rights Dialogues: Migration

A resource for the Human Rights and Social Justice theme of Migration.

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This guide was originally created with content gathered by Jordan Jue, Ruthie Totheroh , and Marty Blackson

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Marty Blackson
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About this Guide

The guide is a resource to help  find academic sources and resources related to migration both historic and current. Worldwide migration impacts both the people moving and the existing cultures where they settle. Migrants can face injustices both personal and structural. Worldwide impact of mass migrations will be examined with links to current news and scholarly work being written about the many issues refugees and migrants face as they seek better lives.

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Throughout the guide terms such as "migration" or "immigration" will show up.

Immigration refers to the movement between one nation to the other by a group of people or an individual.

Migration is a more general term that refers to moving from one place to another, whether that be moving from one region to another, changing states, countries, etc. 

Local Events

Immigrant Voices: A musical exploration of the immigrant experience & identity

Friday, Feb 24, 2017
7:00 pm


The ICE Raids

Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017
6:30 pm


Impact on residents of the Ellensburg ICE Raid of 2011: their voices, their experiences. This event includes the showing of "Abused: The Postville Raid (2008)" a documentary of the raids in Iowa.