Alejandro Portes to Speak on Campus Nov. 5

Reception and Keynote Address: “Dividing or Converging? Political Loyalties, Transnational Organizations, and the Incorporation of Latin American Immigrants in the United States”
Alejandro Portes, Princeton University
Alejandro Portes is a premier sociologist who has shaped the study of immigration and urbanization for 30 years. He is chair of the department of sociology at Princeton University (Princeton, NJ) as well as co-founder and director of Princeton’s Center for Migration and Development. In 1998, Portes became a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2001. From 1998 to 1999, Portes served as president of the American Sociological Association. He has authored and edited numerous books and has published articles on a range of policy issues, including immigrant assimilation, Latin American politics, and United States/Cuba relations
Free and open to the public ( No registration needed)
Thursday, November 5
5:00 P.M.
Tejas Room, AT&T Conference Center
University & 20th St
University of Texas at Austin

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