Will the Paris terrorist attacks close the borders for refugees around the world?

The world is still reeling from horrific terrorist attacks in Paris. As the story continues to unfold, new questions are arising about refugees’ future entry into Europe.

Desperation of families to escape a war-torn Syria and Europe’s escalating crisis over how to handle an influx of refugees has been an issue for months. What’s the significance of the migrant crisis and how could the recent terrorist attacks in Paris influence public policy and public opinion on the matter? Claudio Holzner, associate director for the Center for Latin American Studies and an associate professor in the U’s Political Science Department, can speak to the developing issues on the future of migrant populations.

Phone: 801-585-7988 | Email: claudio.holzner@poli-sci.utah.edu

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