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Immigration Policy and its Impact from a Wyoming and U.S. Perspective|Immigration Symposium


This event is free and open to the public. No registration required.

The UW American Heritage Center is sponsoring a symposium on a highly topical and timely matter – immigration.  The event, titled “Where Are We Now? Immigration Policy and Its Impact from a Wyoming and a National Perspective,” will occur September 17 - 18, 2014 at the UW American Heritage Center and the Hilton Garden Inn/UW Conference Center.  The symposium will delve into the complex nature and scope of immigration and help determine how immigration has contributed to the social, economic, and political fabric of our state and nation.

Find out more about this event by visiting the about page, viewing the schedule, and seeing who is speaking on the event's panels.

Immigration News

Immigrant women in Arizona vulnerable to workplace exploitation
Fox News Latino, September 16, 2014

Immigrant children begin school at federal immigration jail
Associated Press, September 16, 2014

‘Amnesty Plan’ ad brings immigration front and center in Kentucky Senate race
Fox News Latino, September 16, 2014

Opinion: Encouraging Latinos not to vote over immigration impasse is irresponsible, shameful
Fox News Latino, September 16, 2014

U.S. says 115,000 could lose Obamacare insurance over immigration
Yahoo! News, September 15, 2014

Border agency reports fewer immigrant deaths
The Los Angeles Times, September 15, 2014 

Brown purges immigration initiative from [California] state law
Associated Press, September 15, 2014

Immigration hits Kentucky Senate race
Politico, September 15, 2014

Sweden’s Far-Right rises amid immigration debate
ABCNews, September 15, 2014

Politico poll: GOP has edge on immigration in midterms
Politico, September 15, 2014

Rick Perry’s immigration record: A hard line at the border, a softer touch in Austin
The Washington Post, September 14, 2014

Immigration reform just went from extremely unlikely to impossible – “The Fix” blog post
The Washington Post, September 10, 2014

Could Cruz’s immigration move lead to shutdown fight?
CNN, September 9, 2014

White House swears Obama’s immigration delay is his last one
The Wire, September 8, 2014

Why I turned myself in to DHS – by Jose Antonio Vargas
Politico Magazine, September 8, 2014

Immigrants feel frustrated, betrayed by Obama delay
USAToday, September 8, 2014

Political shift stalls efforts to overhaul immigration
The New York Times, September 7, 2014

Lawmakers urge Obama to work with Congress on immigration
CNN, September 7, 2014

Obama’s delay on immigration action brings a storm of criticism from Hispanics, liberal supporters
Fox News, September 7, 2014

Obama delays immigration action, yielding to Democratic concerns
The New York Times, September 6, 2014

To some, Obama’s immigration delay proves ‘it’s never convenient to help out Latinos’
The Washington Post, September 6, 2014

Exclusive: Obama blames border crises for immigration reform delay
NBC News, September 6, 2014

Obama spells out immigration goals; says he is reviewing recommendations for executive action
U.S. News & World Report, September 5, 2014

More Senate Democrats urge Obama to delay immigration order
Politico, September 5, 2014

Immigration overhaul revving up on Capitol Hill despite fewer crossings
ABCNews, September 4, 2014

How John Lennon affects today’s immigration fight
Associated Press, September 4, 2014

Luis Gutiérrez to Barack Obama: Act on immigration now
Politco, September 3, 2014

Number of child immigrants at border declining
Associated Press, September 3, 2014

Why Obama won’t act on immigration – post by Ruben Navarrette, Jr. (symposium speaker)
The Daily Beast, September 2, 2014

Obama weighs risks and rewards on immigration action
Time, September 2, 2014

White House: Immigration action might not happen this summer
The Hill, September 2, 2014

Cost of educating new class of illegal immigrant minors estimated at over $760M
Fox News, September 2, 2014

Border officials grapple with militia issues after shooting incident
The Washington Post, September 2, 2014

Problems abound with health law immigration papers
Associated Press, September 2, 2014

Father of man killed by illegal immigrant demands president visit son’s grave
The Washington Times, September 2, 2014

Influx of African immigrants shifting national and New York demographics
The New York Times, September 1, 2014

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Wyoming Humanities Council, UW Academic Affairs, UW College of Arts & Sciences, UW Humanities Institute, UW International Programs, Latina/o Studies, and UW College of Law.


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