Academic Year 2015-2016

Event Title

An Examination of the Myths Surrounding Undocumented Peoples in America, and the Ethics of Immigration Reform in the U.S. Government.

Location

Cotilla Gallery (2nd floor), Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center

Start Date

14-1-2016 12:00 PM

End Date

14-1-2016 1:00 PM

Disciplines

American Politics | Immigration Law | Law and Politics | Politics and Social Change

Description

This lecture will explore the issues of the impact of undocumented workers on the US economy, the motivations for unlawful immigration to the US, and the impact of various proposals for a “path to citizenship” upon the persons seeking that path. It will evaluate the political motivations behind pro- and anti- immigrant rhetoric and proposals in the US Congress and Executive branch.

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Jan 14th, 12:00 PM Jan 14th, 1:00 PM

An Examination of the Myths Surrounding Undocumented Peoples in America, and the Ethics of Immigration Reform in the U.S. Government.

Cotilla Gallery (2nd floor), Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center

This lecture will explore the issues of the impact of undocumented workers on the US economy, the motivations for unlawful immigration to the US, and the impact of various proposals for a “path to citizenship” upon the persons seeking that path. It will evaluate the political motivations behind pro- and anti- immigrant rhetoric and proposals in the US Congress and Executive branch.