Thursday, September 6, 2007
Wake Forest will host a conference on "Immigration: Recasting the Debate" on October 3-5, 2007. The conference will feature major public figures and leading immigration policy experts and scholars. As a part of the Voices of Our Time series, the conference will feature some of the nation's leading thinkers on immigration and will present research and thought-provoking arguments not always in the forefront of media coverage. Keynote Speakers are Ray Marshall, U.S. Secretary of Labor, Carter Administration, and Senator Mel Martinez (R-Fla.). Panelists include Ross Eisenbrey (Economic Policy Institute), Patricia Fernández Kelly (Princeton), Luis Fraga (University of Washington), Daniel Griswold (Cato Institute), Gordon Hanson (University of California, San Diego), Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo (University of Southern California), Gary Segura (University of Washington), José Isasi (Que Pasa Media Network), Marisol Jiménez McGee (El Pueblo), Mark Miller (University of Delaware), Alejandro Portes (Princeton), Robert Rector (Heritage), Margaret Taylor (Wake Forest), and Michele Wucker (World Policy Institute). The papers and proceedings presented at this event will be published in an edited volume.