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Shelley Gilbert

Panel on refugee issues to include UWindsor representation

An event marking local observance of World Refugee Day will feature a panel discussion along with the premiere of a Windsor-produced film documenting the experiences of young refugees.

The film, entitled Through Their Eyes: Stories of Refugee Youth, brings to the forefront the often-overlooked experiences of young refugees living in our community, says panelist Erwin Selimos, a doctoral student of sociology.

Rights of temporary migrant workers the focus of forum

The Faculty of Law’s Transnational Law and Justice research group will host sociology and law professionals to examine issues of worker protection, human rights and immigration on Thursday and Friday, November 15 and 16 at the Ron W. Ianni Law Building.

The free public event, entitled “Temporary Migrants in Canada: Towards a Rights-Based Policy,” will include three panel discussions focusing on the rights, policies and legal issues affecting temporary migrant workers.