Rethinking Immigration and Integration Policies from a Global Perspective

October 26, 2016
8:45AM to 5:00PM
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP
26th Floor, Meeting Rooms A and B
ONE New York Plaza, FDR Drive
New York, NY 10004

Credit: Center for Migration Studies

2016 Annual Academic & Policy Symposium

Event Date and Time October 26, 2016 8:45 am
Event Ends October 26, 2016 5:00 pm
Venue Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP


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The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) hosted its annual academic and policy symposium on October 26, 2016 from 8:45am to 5:00pm at the law offices of Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP (1 New York Plaza, New York, NY).

The agenda included keynote presentations and plenary panels on:

  • Immigrants and Islam in the United States and Western Europe: barriers to inclusion and the implications for integration trajectories and policy development;
  • Rethinking US immigration policy from a global perspective;
  • Revisiting past blue ribbon commissions on immigration: their assumptions, findings and recommendations, and what has changed in the interim;
  • Prospects for immigration reform: a discussion of the opportunities and challenges in the short-term and beyond; and
  • Addressing the substance of legislation and executive action for a 21st century immigration policy.