The NCC Latin American Studies Project Presents "Ciudad y Suburbia: The Changing Nature of Latino Immigration"

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For Immediate Release April 3, 2009 Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 E-mail: alicia.steger@ncc.edu  

The NCC Latin American Studies Project Presents "Ciudad y Suburbia:  The Changing Nature of Latino Immigration"

April 15

Garden City, NY  The Latin American Studies Project at Nassau Community College invites the community to attend the presentation "Ciudad y Suburbia: The Changing Nature of Latino Immigration", which will take place on Wednesday, April 15 at 11:00 a.m. in the College Center Building.

Prof. Sherrie Baver, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program, City College of New York  will present the program. Among the topics that will be discussed are the migration history of immigrants from Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Central America; the contrast between traditional migration patterns and newer migration to the suburbs; and why immigration reform has become such a controversial topic.

"Ciudad y Suburbia: The Changing Nature of Latino Immigration" is free and open to the public. For more information about it, contact NCC Latin American Studies Coordinator Dr. Ines Shaw via e-mail at ines.shaw@ncc.edu or by phone at 516.572.7840.

About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 22,000 full- and part-time students and 15,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 65 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.

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