2011 Bilateral Perspectives on
Mexican Migration Conference
Session I: Historical & Demographic Trends of Mexico-US
Dr. Jorge Durand, Universidad de Guadalajara "New Scenarios for the Mexico -
Dr. Cecilia Imaz, UNAM "Current Trends in Mexico-US Migration. The Mexican
Dr. Carla Pederzini, UIA "Educational Selection of Mexican Migrants in the
Session II: International, Federal and Local
Government Responses to Migration: The Legal Framework
Dr. Frank Bean, UCI "Unauthorized Mexican Migrants in the United States:
Linchpin Labor, Liminal Lacunae, Legalization Legacies and Legislative
Dr. Francisco Alba, COLMEX "Evolving Migration Responses in Mexico and the
United States: Diverging Paths?"
Dr. Pia Orrenius, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas "U.S. Immigration Reform in
a New Era of Globalization"
Session III: Family, Educational and Health Issues
in International Migration
Dr. Victor Zúñiga, UDEM "From New York/Los Angeles to Puebla"
Dr. Harriett Romo, UTSA "Incorporation of the Children of Elite Mexican
Migrants: Ethnic Regeneration, Assimilation, Transnationalism, or Return?"
Dr. Jill Fleuriett, UTSA "Structure and Agency: Knowledge, Support and
Prenatal Care Among Mexican Women in South Texas"
Session IV: The Rational of Migration: Sending and
Dr. Agustín Escobar, CIESAS Occidente ""Statue Quo" until...Mexican
Migration in an Age of Uncertainty"
Dr. Roberto Gonzales, University of Washington "Learning to be Illegal:
Undocumented Youth and the Confusing and Contradictory Routes to Adulthood"
Dr. Liliana Meza, UIA and Col. Michael Feil, U.S. Army (retired) "Public
Insecurity and Emigration: The Mexican Case"
Session V: Transnationalism Versus Incorporation:
Boundaries and Group Status in Transition
Dr. Philip Kasinitz, CUNY "How Distinct is Mexican Migration"
Dr. Silvia Pedraza, University of Michigan "Assimilation or
Transnationalism? Evidence from the National Latino Survey 2006"
Dr. Rubén Rumbaut, UCI "The Coming of the Second Generation: Immigration,
Mobility and Inequality in Southern California"
Session VI: Reflections and Future Directions in
Dr. Marie Price, George Washington University "The Challenge of Immigrant
Inclusion in Metropolitan America"
Dr. Silvia Núñez, CISAN/UNAM "Center for Research in North America"
Dr. Bryan Roberts, UT-Austin "Going Back Home? The Ambiguities of
Contemporary Mexican Return Migration"