Council on Foreign Relations Half-Day Symposium on Latin America, America Latin: The Dynamics of Immigration and Integration in the Western Hemisphere

Speakers: Cyrus Mehta, Deborah Meyers, Stephen Pitti, and Igor Timofeyev

This panel examined the history of immigration policy in this country, the impact of immigration on American culture, the challenges facing immigrants under the current system, and the implications of the legislative proposals now being debated.

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Immigration and U.S. Global Competitiveness [Rush Transcript; Federal News Service]

Speakers: Spencer Abraham and Lee H. Hamilton

Former Rep. Lee Hamilton (D-IN) and former Sen. Spencer Abraham (R-MI) cochaired a year-long task force aimed at tackling the nation's immigration challenges. They discuss the task force's recommendations and how the Council on Foreign Relations might build on them as Congress again debates the immigration challenge.

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