On October 26, 2016, the Center for Migration Studies (CMS) hosted its annual Academic and Policy Symposium to discuss emerging and cutting-edge migration issues. This video features the keynote by Susan Martin (Georgetown University) on “Revisiting Past Blue Ribbon Commissions on Immigration: Their Assumptions, Findings and Recommendations, and What Has Changed in the Interim.” The Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn moderates, and Austin Fragomen (Fragomen Worldwide) and Charles Wheeler (Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.) respond.
CMS hosted its annual academic and policy symposium at the New York law offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP. Leading migration scholars and experts gathered to discuss issues on this year's theme of: 'Rethinking Immigration and Integration Policies from a Global Perspective.'
This video features the welcome by Karen Grisez (Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP) and the Most Reverend Nicholas DiMarzio, Bishop of Brooklyn. The video also features the keynote by Nancy Foner (City University of New York) on "Immigrants and Islam in the United States and Western Europe: Barriers to Inclusion and the Implications for US and European Integration Trajectories and Policy Development." Douglas Gurak (CMS) moderates, and Jamie Winders (Syracuse University) responds.
This video features session two on "Rethinking US Immigration Policy from a Global Perspective" with speakers: Michael Doyle (Columbia University); Fei Guo (Macquarie University); John Harbeson (City University of New York); and Sonia Plaza (The World Bank). Donald Kerwin (CMS) moderates.
This video features session four on "Addressing the Substance of Legislation and Executive Action for a 21st Century Immigration Policy" with speakers: Phyllis Coven; Karen Grisez (Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP); Lynn Shotwell (Council for Global Immigration); Shannon Lederer (AFL-CIO); and Robert Warren (CMS). Michele Pistone (Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and CMS) moderates.
This video features the Q&A portion of session five on "Prospects for Immigration Reform: A Discussion of the Opportunities and Challenges in the Short-Term and Beyond" with speakers Kevin Appleby (CMS), Tara Magner and Ann Morse (National Conference of State Legislatures).