Tuesday, April 29, 2008

New Immigration Symposium Issue

Last fall, SMU's Dedman School of Law held a top-notch immigration conference.  The SMU Law Review (Volume 61, No. 1, Winter 2008) recently published a symposium with papers presented at the event:


Kevin R. Johnson, Opening the Floodgates: Why America Needs to Rethink Its Borders and Immigration Laws

George A. Martinez, Deportation and the Pseudo-Science of Unassimilable Peoples


Howard F. Chang, The Disadvantages of Immigration Restriction as a Policy to Improve Income Distribution

Nathan G. Cortez, The Local Dilemma: Preemption and the Role of Federal Standards in State and Local Immigration Laws Download Cortez.rtf

James F. Hollifield, Valerie F. Hunt and Daniel J. Tichenor, The Liberal Paradox: Immigrants, Markets and Rights in the United States

Michael A. Olivas, Lawmakers Gone Wild? College Residency and the Response to Professor Kobach Download olivas_final.pdf

Rose Cuison Villazor, What is a “Sanctuary”?


Karen Engle, The Political Economy of State and Local Immigration Regulation: Comments on Olivas and Hollifield, Hunt & Tichenor

Teresa A. Miller, A New Look at Neo-Liberal Economic Policies and the Criminalization of Undocumented Immigration

Book Review

Karen E. Bravo and Maria Pabon Lopez, Crisis Meets Reality: A Bold Proposal for Immigration Reform



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