Latin America, America Latin Roundtable Series

Director: Julia E. Sweig, Nelson and David Rockefeller Senior Fellow for Latin America Studies and Director for Latin America Studies
October 2006 - December 2007

The Latin America, America Latin Roundtable Series explores how the growing Hispanic demographic in the United States is reshaping the domestic political and economic landscapes of the United States and of the sending countries. Issues being addressed include the role of remittances and the implications of hemispheric economic integration; transnational culture and the prominence of civil society organizations; security issues related to illegal immigration and drug trafficking; the hispanization of the U.S. market; the effect of Latinos on U.S. foreign policy; and the domestic and foreign policy considerations of U.S. immigration debates.

This roundtable series is made possible by the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and the Ford Foundation.

Meetings

Transnationalism: The Mexican Diaspora Policies and their Effect in the United States

Speakers: David R. Ayón, Senior Research Associate, The Center for the Study of Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount University, Carlos González Gutiérrez, Executive Director, El Instituto de Mexicanos en el Exterior, Joel Magallán, Founder, Asociacion Tepeyac de New York
Presider: Shannon K. O'Neil, Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
December 13, 2007

This meeting is not for attribution.

The Hispanic Media Market: Looking to Latin America?

Speakers: Clara E. Rodriguez, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Fordham University, Alberto Vourvoulias-Bush, Managing Editor, El Diario/LaPrensa (NY)
Presider: Shannon K. O'Neil, Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
March 2, 2007

This meeting is not for attribution.

Illicit Transnational Ties: The Problem of Central American Gangs

Speakers: Marshall Miller, Geoff Thale, Senior Associate, The Washington Office on Latin America
Presider: Shannon K. O'Neil, Adjunct Fellow for Latin America Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
January 9, 2007 7:45–9:15 a.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.

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Linked Economies? The Role of U.S. Latin American Remittances

Speakers: Elizabeth McQuerry, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Roberto A. Suro, Director, Pew Hispanic Center
Presider: Shannon K. O'Neil, Adjunct Fellow for Latin America Studies, The Council on Foreign Relations
December 6, 2006 7:45–9:00 a.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.

Transnational Americans: Latinos in the U.S.

Speakers: Michael Jones-Correa, Cornell University, Rodolfo O. de la Garza, Columbia University
Presider: Shannon K. O'Neil, Council on Foreign Relations
October 23, 2006 12:15–2:00 p.m.

This meeting is not for attribution.