Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts discussion of Arizona immigration law


Colorado State University - Pueblo hosts discussion of Arizona immigration law

PUEBLO –  The Chicano Studies Program at Colorado State University- Pueblo will host an informational session, Arizona USA: An Exploration of Arizona’s Immigration Debate, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, August 2 at InfoZone in Rawlings Library, 100 E. Abriendo Ave.

This informational session will explore the complexity of Arizona’s new immigration law, SB1070 through the perspectives ot two Arizona residents, April Bojorquez and Matthew Garcia, who will informally discuss the social, cultural, political and economic consequences of SB1070. 
A Phoenix native, Bojorquez is a Ph.D. student of anthropology at the School of Human Evolution and Social Change at Arizona State University. She has participated in the Smithsonian’s Latino Museum Studies Program and was a graduate researcher for the U.S. Embassy’s Cultural Affairs Department at the Museo Larco in Lima, Peru.

Pueblo native Matthew Garcia is a Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) student at Arizona State University. Garcia currently teaches at Phoenix College and Arizona State University. He has worked as a writer and photographer for the Arizona Republic, Phoenix New Times and the Dallas Observer.

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