Please join us for a discussion with Ambassador Javier Díaz de León, Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta. This event is part of our ongoing Consular Series. Please note, lunch will be available for students on a first-come basis, and no registration is required.
The lawsuit's original complaint is available here (opens a PDF in browser) and the Consul General's 2021 op-ed on the same is available here (opens in a browser window) from our institutional partner, Global Atlanta.
Consul General, Javier Díaz de León, holds a Bachelors degree in International Relations from the Universidad Iberoamericana and a Masters of Arts in International Conflict Analysis by the University of Kent, in England. Diaz is a member of the Mexican Foreign Service since 1991 and holds the rank of Ambassador since April 28th, 2017. During his diplomatic career he has held various positions: Deputy Consul General in San Diego; Deputy Consul General in New York, Head of the Office for Migration and Hispanic Affairs at the Embassy of Mexico in the United States, and Executive Director of the Institute for Mexicans Abroad of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mexico City. From June 2013 to May 2016 he served as Consul General of Mexico in Raleigh, North Carolina. In May 2016, he was appointed as Consul General of Mexico in Atlanta, Georgia, serving in this position since June 18th, 2016. The Consulate General of Mexico in Atlanta oversees the states of Georgia, Alabama and most of Tennessee.