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5 great myths about immigration

5 Great Myths About Immigration

May 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free

Please join the Arlington-Teosinte Sister City Project and the International Institute of New England for a free community forum to explore common questions about the impact of immigration on the US economy, jobs, and public safety. Let’s dispel myths with facts!

Date: Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Location: Robbins Library Community Room, 700 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Panelists:

  • Aviva Chomsky, Professor of History and Coordinator of Latin American, Latino and Caribbean Studies, Salem State University. Author of, “They Take Our Jobs! and 20 other myths about immigration.”
  • Irma Flores, Community Engagement Specialist, City of Somerville
  • Jeffrey Thielman, President and CEO, International Institute of New England

Moderated by Erin Goodman, Associate Director of Academic Programs, David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

Sponsored by the Arlington-Teosinte Sister City Project and the International Institute of New England
Additional supporters:
Centro Presente, Massachusetts Immigration and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), Oxfam, Refugee Immigration Ministry (RIM)

For information please contact: Beth Soltzberg at bethsoltzberg@gmail.com

Venue

Robbins Library Community Room
700 Massachusetts Ave
Arlington, MA 02476 United States
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Event Type
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