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Pitt Community College

October 2021

Skills of the “Unskilled”: Work and Mobility among Mexican Migrants

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

A virtual lecture by Dr. Jaqueline Hagan (Department of Sociology, UNC Chapel Hill), free and open to the public, in collaboration with Pitt Community College. Most labor and migration studies classify migrants with limited formal education or credentials as “unskilled.” Despite the value of migrants' work experiences and the substantial technical and interpersonal skills developed throughout their lives, the labor-market contributions of these migrants are often overlooked and their mobility pathways poorly understood. In this talk, drawing on her book…

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