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World In Motion: Immigrants, Migrants & Other Populations (SWK-307)

Semester: Spring 2021
Number: 0404-307-030
Instructor: Alida Camacho
Days: Monday 6:40 pm - 9:10 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 3
Course Materials: View Text Books

This course is designed to introduce students to the world of migration and to provide basic knowledge on the well-being of relocated populations including migrants, immigrants, internally displaced, and stateless peoples. Students will explore the social, economic, and political reasons for relocations across the globe.

Learning Goals:   1. Be able to describe the different categories of foreign-born populations;2. Understand the major international and national organizations providing services to foreign-born populations;3. Know the reasons attributed to global relocations;4. Be able to articulate various migration theories and contextualize them to current migration experiences; 5. Understand some of the historical antecedents of modern day U.S immigration policies; and6. Understand U.S. policies that inform service provision to the foreign born.

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