Migration Policy Expert Comes
Speaker Lecture Wednesday, April 19
The International Bank of Commerce 2006 Keynote Speaker Series
continues Wednesday, April 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Texas A&M International
University with Deborah Meyers of the Migration Policy Institute of
She will discuss "US Border Enforcement: Policies and
This lecture will take place in Western Hemispheric Trade
Center room 111 and is open to the public and free of charge.
Meyers is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute and director
of MPI's internship program. Her recent work has focused on US immigration
policy and structure and US-Canada-Mexico migration and border issues.
to helping launch MPI, Meyers was an Associate in the International Migration
Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and she managed
a comparative project on self-governance at US and other international borders.
She also served as a Policy Analyst at the US Commission on Immigration Reform
(the Jordan Commission) and as a Project Associate for the US-Mexico Binational
Study on Migration.
Most recently, she served as principal investigator
for a project assessing the implementation and impact of post 9/11 border-related
changes, including the integration of inspectors at the border, changes
in visa procedures, and implementation of an entry-exit tracking system.
She also has done consulting work with the Chicago Council on Foreign
Relations, Inter-American Dialogue, and RAND.
The Series brings to the University
individuals of exceptional accomplishment and expertise to enhance the academic
experience of TAMIU students, faculty and the community.
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of the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade at 326.2827, visit
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