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Worldwide Migration Issues

Part One of a Two Part Series Exploring Global Migration

Worldwide Migration Issues





The Center at Belvedere, 540 Belvedere Boulevard, Charlottesville, VA 22901

Over 108 million people were forced to leave their home countries in 2022, a new record. The U.S. has more immigrants than any other country. This two-part program discusses the world-wide migration crisis and the current situation at our Southern border. Alyson Ball and David Leblang will help participants understand the big picture; the factors driving record numbers of people to leave their home country in search of a better life, as well as the situation at the Southern border.

Session 1 - World-Wide Migration
-The facts
-Analysis: why are so many people leaving their home countries?
-Implications: political, economic, social

Speaker: David Leblang, Director of the Global Policy Center at UVA.
Speaker Bio:


This is the first event in a two part speaker series on global migration. The second event will take place on Oct. 4 at 6:30PM at the Center, and feature Alyson Ball, IRC in Charlottesville volunteer.

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