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UC faculty and guest experts contribute to the national conversation about U.S. immigration policy, its consequences and cultural implications.

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UC faculty and guest experts contribute to the national conversation about U.S. immigration policy, its consequences and cultural implications.

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    The Bishop and the Imam: A Conversation on Immigration - Burke Lectureship on Religion and Society

    The Bishop and the Imam: A Conversation on Immigration - Burke Lectureship on Religion and Society

    Around the world, individuals and families are fleeing their countries of origin because of war, violence, natural disasters, and climate change. As their numbers swell, host countries face calls to exclude them. Two prominent local religious leaders of especially targeted and vulnerable populations Bishop Robert McElroy of the Roman Catholic Diocese of San Diego and Imam Taha Hassane of the Islamic Center of San Diego speak about a common path forward for our society, based on the wisdom of their respective traditions. In the United States, recent political decisions and governmental policies have worsened the prospects of both those seeking to immigrate legally as well as the millions of undocumented immigrants already here or those still coming. Series: "Burke Lectureship on Religion and Society" [Public Affairs] [Humanities] [Show ID: 35228]

    • 55 min
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    Immigration: A Boon or Burden to U.S. Society? - 2019 Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate

    Immigration: A Boon or Burden to U.S. Society? - 2019 Arthur N. Rupe Great Debate

    Experts on immigration, national security and refugee movements engage in a debate about the U.S. immigration system, the values and interests it serves and the impact of immigration on the nation. The debate features Mark Krikorian, Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies, and Rubén Rumbaut, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at UC Irvine. The moderator is Donald Kerwin, Jr., Director of the Center for Migration Studies of New York. Series: "Voices" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 35057]

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    The New Majority and the 2020 Census: Shifting the Balance of Power

    The New Majority and the 2020 Census: Shifting the Balance of Power

    The history of the U.S. census is riddled with examples of efforts to exclude immigrants and minorities. Arturo Vargas, president and CEO of the NALEO Educational Fund discusses that history, and the ongoing fight to make sure everyone living in the country is counted fairly and accurately. Vargas focuses much of his talk on the controversial proposal to require undocumented immigrants to identify themselves, which he calls a scare tactic aimed at decreasing representation in Washington. He details other challenges ahead, and what must be done to overcome them. Series: "Immigration" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 34954]

    • 29 min
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    Madeleine K. Albright at UC San Diego Commencement 2019

    Madeleine K. Albright at UC San Diego Commencement 2019

    In her keynote address at UC San Diego's All Campus Commencement 2019, former US. Secretary of State and diplomatic icon Madeleine Albright exhorts students to concentrate their energies and talents on creating sustainable communities both at home and abroad. Speaking from her perspective as an immigrant who rose to become the first female Secretary of State, Albright emphasizes the need for appreciation of diversity and innovation in a rapdily-changing social landscape. Series: "Immigration" [Public Affairs] [Education] [Show ID: 34959]

    • 25 min
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    Crime and Criminal Adjudication in the Latinx Context

    Crime and Criminal Adjudication in the Latinx Context

    This panel explores the relevance of race, citizenship, immigration status, and community context in explaining lethal violence and criminal case outcomes, both currently and historically. Drawing from a variety of data sources and employing a wide range of analytical approaches, the panel illuminates largely overlooked and underappreciated racially-contingent micro- and meso-level processes and their enduring consequences for Latinx defendants, Latinx victims, and Latinx communities. Moderator: Alicia Virani, UCLA School of Law. Panelists: Klara Stephens, University of Michigan Law School/ National Registry of Exonerations; Cynthia Willis-Esqueda, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Jeffrey Ulmer, Penn State; Ramiro Martinez, Northeastern University
    Series: "Immigration" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 34539]

    • 1 hr 1 min
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    LatinX Communities Race and the Criminal Justice System: Setting the Context

    LatinX Communities Race and the Criminal Justice System: Setting the Context

    Panel of explores how Latinx communities perceive the criminal justice system and provides a general overview of what we know and don't know about Latinx incarceration. The panel also explores the content and consequences of Latinx racialization (including the prevalence of negative racial stereotypes) and the various ways in which U.S. immigration law and policy punishes and criminalizes migrants. Moderator: Laura Gomez, UCLA School of Law. Panelists: Nicole Gonzalez Van Cleve, University of Delaware; Victoria Plaut, Berkeley Law; Celina Romano, Berkeley Law; Kelly Lytle Hernandez, UCLA.
    Series: "Immigration" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 34535]

    • 1 hr 7 min

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