Book Discussion on Immigrants and the Right to Stay

In his book Immigrants and the Right to Stay Joseph Carens argues that unauthorized immigrants who have lived in the United States for a… read more

In his book Immigrants and the Right to Stay Joseph Carens argues that unauthorized immigrants who have lived in the United States for a sustained period of time should be granted the right to remain in the country. Mr. Carens proposes a statue of limitations on deportation and contends that the constant threat of deportation does more harm than the act of illegally crossing the border. Professor Carens presented his arguments in a discussion joined by Carol Swain, Mathias Risse, and Jennifer Hochschild and moderated by Melissa Nobles. The was an event in the Ideas Matter series hosted by the Political Science Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Boston Review. close

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  • Melissa Nobles Professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology->Political Science Department
  • Mathias Risse Professor Harvard University->Kennedy (J.F.) School of Government
  • Carol M. Swain Professor Vanderbilt University->School of Law
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Book Discussion on Immigrants and the Right to Stay

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Jan 22, 2011
Last Aired:
Feb 26, 2011

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  • Jan 22, 2011 | 10:21am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 23, 2011 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 20, 2011 | 5:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 26, 2011 | 11:31am EST | C-SPAN 2
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