Course Description

The focus of the course will be on the determinants of responses to migrants and migration through an examination of topics including racism, the media, legal status, services available to newcomers, education and credential recognition, and issues of housing discrimination. The goals of this course are to familiarize students with factors known to contribute to negative or positive responses to migrants and migration. In addition students will learn to apply these factors to important practical issues in a critical and reflective manner such as understanding trends over time in migration attitudes and looking at present strategies that may be utilized to improve responses to migrants and migration.


This course is part of the Immigration and Settlement Studies Course Series. 


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