Migrant Death Crisis on the US/Mexico Border

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Wellman 126 | UC Davis


In the past 20 years, nearly 7000 undocumented immigrants have died on the U.S-Mexico border including nearly 3000 in Arizona Sonoran Desert. Professor Brad Jones will share his experience in providing humanitarian aid on the border as well as discuss the migrant death crisis more generally in the context of U.S. immigration policy. 





jonesProfessor Bradford Jones
Political Science, UC Davis

Professor Bradford Jones is a teacher and scholar of race and ethnic politics in the US, immigration opinion, legislative behavior on the immigration issue, as well as statistical methods.  His research on these topics has been published in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics as well as number of other venues.  Professor Jones' research examines the nexus between non-Latino perceptions of Latinos and how this relates to policy preferences on the undocumented immigration issue, voting rights and perceptions of discrimination among Latinos in the United States. 


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