His family a victim of of political persecution, and even a kidnapping attempt on himself, Miguel talks about how an immigrants’ resilience to move forward compels them to be contributing members of society. This leads to a multitude of positive impacts as demonstrated in various studies on the US and Canada, and provides context on how the current wave of immigration may have an impact on Europe.
Miguel Rozo is a student at the University of British Columbia in the International Relations program.
This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at http://ted.com/tedx