Politics of Immigration

Panelists talked about state and federal policy surrounding the increase of Central American illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico… read more

Panelists talked about state and federal policy surrounding the increase of Central American illegal immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. Then, Texas Governor Rick Perry (R) talked about the response to the border crisis in his state and ongoing humanitarian efforts on the matter. Governor Perry criticized President Obama for not enforcing the nation’s immigration laws and exceeding his lawful authority with his executive orders. He answered questions from audience members on topics including the president’s responses to the escalating violence in Iraq. He also said that he would fight the abuse of power charges laid against him in Texas.

“The Border Crisis and the New Politics of Immigration” at the Heritage Foundation was co-sponsored by National Review. close

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

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Program ID:
321081-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 21, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 16, 2014

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  • Aug 21, 2014 | 11:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
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