The Great Debate: Solving the U.S. Illegal Immigration Problem?

Can Stricter Law Enforcement at the Border and the Workplace Solve the U.S. Illegal Immigration [...]Problem? was the topic of the College of Communication's 24th semiannual Great Debate, argued in the affirmative by Mark Krikorian, the executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a think tank in Washington, D.C., Stephanie Hoffman (LAW'10), and Louis J. Barletta, the mayor of Hazleton, Pa., where local businesses and landlords may be punished by law for giving work or shelter to illegal immigrants. The negative side was argued by B. Lindsay Lowell, the director of policy studies at the Institute for the Study of International Migration at Georgetown University, Anuj Shelat (SMG'08), and Shuya Ohno, the director of communications at the Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA).

Hosted by Boston University College of Communication on November 7, 2007.

Tags: com, immigration, mark krikorian, stephanie hoffman, louis j. barletta, b. lindsay lowell, anuj shelat, shuya ohno

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