Human rights violations against Mexican border crossers in the Arizona-Sonora, Mexico border region
Learning Areas:Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe the relationships between current laws, policies and practices specific to undocumented border crossers and the promotion of structural violence in the Arizona-Sonora region of the U.S.-Mexico border region. Evaluate the interaction between increased militarization of the U.S.-Mexico border and migrants’ rights in international law.
Keyword(s): Human Rights, International
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal or co-principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on reducing health disparities among persons of Mexican origin who reside in the Arizona-Sonora,Mexico border region. Among my scientific interests has been exploring risk perceptions of Mexican immigrants diagnosed with Latent Tuberculosis Infection and risk perception of migrants crossing the Sonoran desert and exposing the assymetrical power relationships that contribute to human rights violations among these marginalized populations.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.