ASU Insight: A U.S.-Mexico border wall and its implications on immigration in Arizona

By

Ken Fagan

 

Faculty members from the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies and the School of Transborder Studies met for a panel discussion about a U.S.-Mexico border wall and its implications on immigration in Arizona.

• What role does history play in current border politics? 

• What would a border wall mean for the future of the United States’ relationship with Mexico? 

• How would a wall influence immigration in the state of Arizona?

Guest panelists: Jacob Affolter, instructor in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Alexander Aviña, associate professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies; Lisa Magaña, interim director and professor in the School of Transborder Studies

Moderator: Judith Perera, history doctoral candidate in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies