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    Poverty and Economic Mobility, Limits of Policy

    Public policy analysts examined the issues of poverty and economic opportunities for low and middle-income Americans. They focused on the role of government and business should be in addressing these issues.…

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    Republican Immigration Perspectives

    Republican immigration talked about their perspectives on the November 2016 elections, and what they could mean for the future of immigration policy. They spoke at the Migration Policy…

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    Immigration and Border Enforcement

    Immigration policy experts talked about the Obama administration’s immigration and border enforcement record, focusing on the potential for congressional action on immigration reform. All…

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    Naturalized Citizenship and the Economy

    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…

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    Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about the bipartisan effort to pass immigration legislation, focusing on the Senate’s “gang-of-eight” bill. They spoke about several challenges facing the legislation in…

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    Immigration Policy, Visas and Family Policy

    Witnesses testified at the second in a series of Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on immigration reform. Topics included visa waiver programs, family reunification, and immigration…

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    Latino Vote

    Latino leaders and scholars talked about the impact of Latino voters on the 2012 presidential election, and the issues that influenced their votes. The November 2012 election had a record high of Latino…

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    Social, Economic, and Political Division

    Authors, political scientists, and sociologists talked about the issues that divide and separate Americans. Topics debated include immigration, poverty, and race. Former Supreme Court Justice…

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    State Immigration Laws

    State attorneys general and former U.S. immigration officials participated in a discussion on state immigration laws. This program was part of the eighth annual Immigration Law and Policy…

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    Arizona Immigration Law, State Officials

    Officials and representatives of advocacy groups spoke about Arizona’s immigration law, potential challenges to the law, and enforcement measures contemplated by state officials. They also…

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    U.S. Immigration Policy

    Tamar Jacoby spoke about the Obama administration and immigration reform. She advocated a “legalization only” approach to reform. She responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Immigration Reform

    Governor Janet Napolitano talked about the problems of undocumented immigration and the importance of Congress enacting meaningful reform. Immigration legislation is being debated in the…

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    Historical Perspectives on Immigration

    Panelists spoke on the topic “What Makes an American? Historical Perspectives on Immigration.” They addressed issues such as repeating patterns of immigration to the U.S., perceptions of…

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    Immigration Policy Debate

    Mark Krikorian and Tamar Jacoby debated the question “Resolved: President Bush has, as the White House puts it, found a 'rational middle ground between a program of mass deportation and a program…

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    Civil Society

    Moderated by Mr. Kinsley, authors talked about achieving a civil society in the contemporary political culture. They discuss the roles of government, interest groups, individuals, and the media…

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    Immigration Policy

    Tamar Jacoby will discuss the domestic news of the day including proposed changes to U.S. immigration and border security policies by President Bush and Congress. She responded to telephone…

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    Immigration Reform

    The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research held a forum on the conservative case for immigration reform. Among the issues addressed were public attitudes toward immigration policy,…

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    Immigration Reform

    Participants talked about border security and U.S. immigration policy. Among the topics they addressed were border patrol issues, issuing guest visas and identification cards to workers,…

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    Reinventing the Melting Pot

    Panelists discussed Reinventing the Melting Pot: The New Immigrants and What It Means to Be American, published by Basic Books. The book, edited by Ms. Jacoby, is a collection of twenty-two…

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    Immigration Reform

    Ms. Jacoby talked about what may lie ahead in the 109th Congress in regard to immigration. She summarized the pros and cons of immigration, saying that the two sides do not speak to each…

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