Great Decisions: Refugees and Global Migration
April 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs offered by the Foreign Policy Association. The program model involves reading the Great Decisions Briefing Book, watching the DVD and meeting in a Discussion Group to discuss the most critical global issues facing America today. Sign-up for as many weeks as you like.
How it works: Each week attendees will read an article before the meeting, watch a lecture and film, and then have a group discussion about each topic.
Cost: $20 (regardless of number of sessions attended). Cost includes purchase of booklet.
Registration: Please sign-up at the Circulation desk. The $20 is due at the time of registration. Seats are limited, register today!
Refugees and Global Migration
Today, no countries have open borders. Every state in today’s global system has its own laws and policies about who is permitted to cross its borders, and how they will do so. Who determines whether someone is a refugee or a migrant? How have different countries, including the United States, reacted to migration? How effective are the international laws, policies and organizations that have evolved to assist and protect refugees and migrants?