This week, BCSSW Professor Westy Egmont has offered his experienced voice to the conversation around Syria’s refugees, appearing on Nightside with Dan Rea, a WBZ-produced radio talk show carried by stations in 38 states, and in an interview with Boston.com.
Did you know that one in every four Bostonians was born overseas, or that Boston has the sixth highest concentration of immigrants of any city in the United States?
Boston College Social Work is devoted to training a next generation of social workers to best address the most pressing issues of our changing world. One of the issues that has become a focal point of the school’s strategies is immigration.
Following Barack Obama’s announcement that he would use executive authority on immigration policy, BC Social Work Professor Westy Egmont went on CNN to discuss what the order means for the millions of immigrants affected by the president’s decision.