4/10/2024 – How Migration Really Works – Bruce Knotts


Bruce Knotts presents a discussion based upon the new book by Hein de Haas entitled “How Migration Really Works”. Hein de Hass is a professor of sociology at the University of Amsterdam and founding member of the  Migration Institute at the University of Oxford.  In this book Prof. de Haas demolishes 22 myths about migration that too often shape our policies and attitudes.

Our speaker, Bruce Knotts, served as the Regional Refugee Coordinator in West Africa for the U.S. Government from 2000 to 2003. He currently teaches a course on refugees and migration at New York University, School of Social Work. He will discuss the current political debates on immigration and the plethora of misinformation on the subject.