Translated from French bay Menno Ernst
Wednesday 27th june 2007
La Jolla (Californie), June 27th, 2007 [AlterPresse] --- About fifteen Latin-American, Caribbean and American professionals and experts focus this week on the migration problems in the area, during a seminar organized in La Jolla, California (Pacific Coast of the United States).
This workshop, organized by the Institute of the Americas between 24th and 29th June 2007, is held on the topic "public Policies and migration", notes the online agency AlterPresse.
The lecture is directed by the diplomat Jeffrey Davidow, president of the institute, former American ambassador in Mexico and under-secretary of State for the Western hemisphere.
"Migration is a principal question in the current world", declares the ambassador Davidow during a session of the workshop.
It is a "fact of everyday life", which takes place everywhere throughout planet, he declares.
The seminar approaches the challenges of migration in the Western hemisphere, citizenship, border control and national identity, the economy of migration, the national interests and co-operation regarding migration.
The participants, coming from Haiti, Guatemala, El Salvador, Peru, Ecuador, several Mexican provinces and the United States, belong to various sectors. They are opinion leaders, political actors, leaders of NGOs and academics. [gp apr 27/06/2007 02:00]