We often imagine the United States as "a nation of immigrants." When we discuss contemporary immigration, we generally think of people coming from Latin America and we consider them to be both “new” to the U.S. and “different” from immigrants of the past. In particular, we tend to focus on the legal status of immigrants today. How is immigration new and different today than in the past? How have our policies changed over the past century? How might we understand Latinos/as as people who are "new Americans" but also have centuries of history in this country? Dr.
Get acquainted with the Asian/Hispanic/Native American (AHNA) Center's staff and learn about the services provided by the Center. All three of our student organizations, Asian Student Association (ASA), Association of Native American Students (ANAS), and Latinos Unidos, will have their booths set up and officers of the clubs will be there to answer any questions you may have.
A lecture by Dr. Weldon Matthews, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, sponsored by the College of Liberal Arts, UCIE (University Center for International Education), Departments of History, Political Science, and Religion