Migration and Human Rights in the North American Corridor: Dilemas, Contradictions, and Challenges

Migration and Human Rights in the North American Corridor: Dilemas, Contradictions, and Challenges
Welcome, Dain Borges, University of Chicago
Opening remarks, Susan Gzesh, University of Chicago
Keynote, Douglas Massey, Princeton University
Note, Speaker Bios

Panel 1: Causes, Conditions, Cases in Countries of Origin
"Crisis del campo en México y migración internacional" 
Rodolfo García Zamora, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas

"Migration in Post Conflict Societies: The Central American Case" Part 2, Part 3
Katharine Andrade-Eekhoff, Universidad Centroamericana, El Salvador

"The Low Road to the North: How Suppression of Wages, Worker Rights and Union Democracy Contributes to Mexico-U.S. Mmigration" 
Benjamin Davis, AFL-CIO

"Violation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Mexico"
Alejandra Ancheita, Proyecto de Derechos Económicos, Sociales y Culturales, México

Panel 2: Migrants in Transit and Crossing Borders
"Coyotaje and the Discourse of Clandestine Migration: Distinctions between Personal, Structural, and Cultural Violence"
David Spener, Trinity University

"Changes in the Pattern of Central American Migration to the U.S.: New Routes, Actors, and Dilemmas"
Rodolfo Casillas, Facultad Latinoamericana de Ciencias Sociales, México

"Due Process and Immigration Detention Practices in the North American Corridor: Laying the Foundations for a Comparative Project"
Beth Lyon, Villanova University

Second Day
"Reflections on Sovereignty, Weak States, and Migration" 
Emilio Kourí, University of Chicago

"Human Rights and Migration: The Missing Link"
Bimal Ghosh, International Organization for Migration, Switzerland

Panel 3: Migrants in their Countries of Destination
"The Participation of Mexican Hometown Associations (HTAs) in Immigrant RIghts Advocacy: New Trends and Challenges in the Chicago Metropolitan Area"
Xochitl Bada, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame and Mexico Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

"Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Migrants Rights in the Jaws of Globalization" 
Patrick Taran, International Labor Organization

"Mortandad en la frontera"
Jorge Durand, Universidad de Guadalajara
Andreas Feldmann, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Closing: Responses from the Advocacy Community: Bridging the Gap
Maricela Garcia, Latinos Unidos
Oscar Chacón, National Alliance of Latin American & Caribbean Communities
Patricia Zamudio, Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social