Wednesday, April 6, 2011
8:30AM - 4:30 PM
Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California (USC), Los Angeles, CA
Go to http://usc.edu/esvp and enter in CSII for the event code.
With the failure to secure comprehensive immigration reform in Washington – including the inability to pass even the DREAM Act – two things seem clear. The first is that what is driving the debate is not simply the immigration system per se, but also a deeper anxiety about the changing demographics and economics of our nation. The second is that the challenge of immigration policy is moving down the geographic scale: increasingly, the battles about integrating or restricting immigrants will occur at the state, regional, and local levels.