Understanding the Southwest Border

Immigration and trade across the border of the United States with Mexico is perhaps the most heated point of division in politics today. But for most of its length, the border is a line drawn on the map with little consideration of the environmental, economic or social realities of the communities and ecosystems it passes through. Each of the four border states will be discussed to correlate how the environment has shaped the human population and how humans in turn have reshaped the border environment. Each session will briefly review the geography and history of one area, followed by discussion of the specific impacts caused by the construction, continuing operations and maintenance of border security infrastructure.
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Section Number
193SNR219
Instruction Method
Classroom

Location

Davis - Unitarian Universalist Church

27074 Patwin Rd., Davis, CA, 95616

Davis - Unitarian Universalist Church

Davis - Unitarian Universalist Church 27074 Patwin Rd., Davis, CA, 95616

Enrollment Policies

There will be no service charge for withdrawal requests prior to the beginning of the winter quarter. As of January 3, 2019, all withdrawal requests are subject to a $20 processing fee, or the member may request a credit to their student account to be used before the end of the academic year. All fees being held at the conclusion of the academic year will be forfeited.

OLLI EXCURSION COURSE FEES are no longer refundable once you have enrolled, unless your vacancy can be filled by someone on the wait list. A $20 service fee will apply.