Naturalized Citizenship and the Economy

Economists, authors, and immigration advocates talked about the economic effects of naturalization. Topics included the difficulties… read more

Economists, authors, and immigration advocates talked about the economic effects of naturalization. Topics included the difficulties of the naturalization process and why millions of eligible legal immigrants had not become citizens, the complexities of immigration and naturalization laws, and the economic advantages of naturalization for the people and the country. 

“Why Naturalization Matters to the Economy” was the second panel of the George W. Bush Institute conference, “What Immigrants Contribute: A Special Event on Immigration, Texas and Economic Growth.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Eric Cohen Executive Director Immigrant Legal Resource Center
  • James K. Glassman Founding Executive Director Bush (George W.) Institute
  • Tamar Jacoby President and CEO ImmigrationWorks USA
  • Ali Noorani Executive Director National Immigration Forum
  • Manuel Pastor Jr. Director University of Southern California->Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration
  • Richard K. Vedder Distinguished Professor Ohio University->Economics
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Naturalized Citizenship and the Economy

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Program ID:
313860-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Dallas, Texas, United States
First Aired:
Aug 8, 2013
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2013

Airing Details

  • Aug 08, 2013 | 5:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 2013 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 14, 2013 | 10:08am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2013 | 12:11am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 17, 2013 | 5:23am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 21, 2013 | 8:14am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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