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Communists, Criminals and Caravans: The Social Construction of Central Americans as Crisis

On March 12, 2021 at 12:00 PM via Zoom, Dr. Leisy J. Abrego, the author of the award-winning book Sacrificing Families: Navigating Laws, Labor, and Love Across Borders, will be leading a conversation that provides the political and social context for U.S.-Central American relations from the 1980s to the present to better understand how U.S. foreign policies in the region and immigration policies at home shape the current situation.