Policy Forum

The Politics and Law of Immigration

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Date and Time
July 21, 2010 12 - 2 PM EDT

Featuring Daniel Griswold, Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, Cato Institute; Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute; and Mark Krikorian, Executive Director, Center for Immigration Studies; moderated by Gene Healy, Vice President, Cato Institute.

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The controversy over America’s immigration policies will ratchet up once the new Arizona law, known as SB 1070, goes into effect on July 29. Can that law withstand the legal challenges that are awaiting it? And legality aside, will the Arizona law create more problems than it can resolve? The federal policy options are no less divisive. Should illegal immigration be reduced by deploying soldiers or by enacting a comprehensive immigration reform bill? Join us for a wide‐​ranging discussion of the politics and law of immigration policy.