Mark Hugo López. Attitudes Towards Migration Around the World: The Newest Data from Pew Research Center - Descripción
Summary: Majorities around the world say immigrants strengthen their countries rather than place burdens on them, according to new findings from the Pew Research Center. However, the public across many countries are also skeptical of immigrants’ willingness to adapt to their host countries and local customs.rnIn this session, the Center’s Director of Global Migration and Demography Research, Dr. Mark Hugo Lopez will explore these findings, the demographics of migrant populations worldwide and what people think about immigration. Dr. Lopez will present the Center’s latest research and take questions from attendees on immigration and measuring public opinion.
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Mark Hugo López. Attitudes Towards Migration Around the World: The Newest Data from Pew Research Center - Biografía
Biography: Mark Hugo Lopez is Director of Global Migration and Demography Research at Pew Research Center. He leads planning of the Center’s research agenda on international demographic trends, international migration, U.S. immigration trends and the U.S. Latino community. He is an expert on immigration globally and in the U.S., world demography, U.S. Hispanics and Asian Americans. Lopez was previously the Center’s head of Hispanic research, and prior to that served as an associate director. Lopez is the co-editor of Adjusting to a World in Motion: Trends in Global Migration and Migration Policy. He is a co-author of The Future of the First Amendment and has contributed chapters to several books about voting and young Latinos.rnPrior to joining Pew Research Center, Lopez served as a research assistant professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and as research director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE). Lopez received his doctorate in economics from Princeton University. He is an author of reports about the Hispanic electorate, Hispanic identity and immigration. Lopez frequently appears in national and international media in both Spanish and English.