Mizzou hosts Midwest immigration conference

COLUMBIA, MO (AP) - A 3-day conference that explores issues facing Latinos and other immigrants in the Midwest continues Tuesday in Columbia.

The annual Cambio de Colores conference features sessions on economic development, health care, education, human trafficking and more. Chancellor Brady Deaton of the University of Missouri's Columbia campus and university system president Gary Forsee were among the scheduled participants on Monday.

The conference is organized by the university's Cambio Center, which focuses on immigration and cultural issues in Missouri.

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