ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2017
Immigration and Deportation
Abstract Submission Deadline: MAY 31, 2017
Conference Dates: August 23-24, 2017
For thousands of people, violence and persecution drive them from their homeland, seeking safety and solace. Situations of fleeing from violence, political unrest, escaping poverty, seeking freedom, seeking opportunity, joining loved-ones, or environmental disaster (Heartland Alliance), may cause either sudden or planned upheaval. While the threat to life remains constant, the immigration process can take years. Most people take the legal route to move to a new country; others immigrate illegally.