U.S. Immigration Policy and National Security - A Talk by the Honorable Emilio T. González, Ph.D.

Join the  College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s Ruth K. & Shepard Broad International Lecture Series and The Center for Global Engagement’s Engage Your World Speaker Series for an Engage Your World event. It will take place on Tuesday, March 5 with the reception at 5 p.m. and the lecture at 5:30 p.m. in The Globe Auditorium.

Emilio T. González, Ph.D, served as Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), an Under Secretary position within the Department of Homeland Security during the George W. Bush Administration. He also served as Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the National Security Council where he was a key National Security and Foreign Policy advisor to President Bush and Dr. Condoleezza Rice.

Dr. González retired as a colonel after a distinguished career in the U.S. Army that spanned twenty-six years. During this time, he served as a military attaché to U.S. Embassies in El Salvador and Mexico, taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point and headed the Office of Special Assistants for the Commander-in-Chief of the U.S. Southern Command.

An international affairs specialist, Dr. González has spent most of his professional career involved in foreign affairs and international security policy issues. He has been awarded numerous decorations from the United States and has also been decorated by the governments of El Salvador, Mexico, Colombia, Guatemala, Panama, the Dominican Republic, Honduras, Nicaragua and Spain.

Live stream feed of the event.

This event also counts toward one of the intercultural event requirements for the Global Citizenship Certificate.

Tuesday, March 5 at 5:30pm

Global and Multicultural Engagement Building (GME)
110 S Woodward Ave., Tallahassee, FL