Friday, September 23, 2016
The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) announces its annual academic and policy symposium on October 26, 2016 from 9:00am to 5:00pm at the law offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP (1 New York Plaza, New York, NY).
With the presidential election imminent, CMS is devoting this event to a global, comparative and forward-looking analysis of US immigration law and policy. The event will include panel and keynote discussions on:
- Immigrant integration trajectories in the United States and Europe, and their implications for US policy development.
- Analysis of the factors driving migration to the United States and how a reformed US immigration policy might anticipate and respond to these conditions.
- Revisiting past blue ribbon commissions on immigration: their assumptions, findings and recommendations, and what has changed in the interim.
- Addressing the substance of legislation and executive action for a 21st century immigration policy
- Prospects for immigration reform: a discussion of the opportunities and challenges ahead
Confirmed speakers include:
- Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
- Susan Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emeritus of International Migration, Georgetown University
- Douglas Gurak, Editor of the International Migration Review, Center for Migration Studies of New York
- Kevin Appleby, Senior Director of International Migration Policy, Center for Migration Studies of New York
…and many others soon to be announced.
To register, visit here. The conference fee of $50 includes a breakfast, lunch and coffee/refreshments throughout the conference. However, discounts or fee waivers are available for qualifying registrants/organizations showing financial need. To apply, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
More information here.