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This course explains why the migrant “caravans” from Central America (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras) traveling towards the U.S. border have generated intense interest and will address questions related to the phenomenon by looking at current law and policy, admissions trends, illegal immigration, and the very reasons why people are leaving their home countries.

Roberto Garay earned his PhD in political science from The National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) in 2004,  and his BA (Political Science) and MA in public International law from the Jose Matias Delgado University, San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America. Currently he works with an Information Technology Company in New Jersey.

In collaboration with Prospect Park Alliance, Brooklyn Public Library presents University Open Air, a free, three-week series of classes beginning Tuesday, June 11th in Prospect Park’s former Rose Garden.

To access the Rose Garden, follow signs through Prospect Park's Grand Army Plaza entrance. 

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