Immigration Law and Executive Power

Panelists talked about executive branch powers regarding immigration law. They discussed the politics of immigration, the concept of… read more

Panelists talked about executive branch powers regarding immigration law. They discussed the politics of immigration, the concept of prosecutorial discretion, and possible Obama administration actions to defer deportations.

“Executive Power in Immigration Law” was a break-out session of the Ninth Annual Homeland Security Law Institute held by the American Bar Association Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center August 21-22, 2014. Co-sponsors were the ABA’s Commission on Immigration; Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness; Criminal Justice Section; Government and Public Sector Lawyers Division; Law and National Security; Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources; Section of Intellectual Property Law; Section of International Law; and Section of Public Utility, Communications and Transportation. close

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

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  • Jill Family Director Widener University->Law and Government Institute
  • Marshall Fitz Policy Director Center for American Progress->Immigration Policy and Advocacy
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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 23, 2014
Last Aired:
Sep 5, 2014

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  • Aug 23, 2014 | 1:11am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2014 | 5:30am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 24, 2014 | 4:50pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Sep 05, 2014 | 3:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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