Roundtable Series on U.S. Border, Visa, and Immigration Policies

Made possible by the generosity of the Bernard and Irene Schwartz Foundation, this roundtable series examines the impact of post-9/11 measures on U.S. economic competitiveness and diplomatic relations, and considers possible government responses to address these problems.

 

Publications

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Beyond the Border: The U.S.-Canada Action Plan and Implications for Security and Competitiveness

Speakers David MaloneySenior Adviser, Privy Council Office, Canada, Kevin O'SheaAssistant Secretary, Border Implementation Team, Canada, Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
October 9, 2013

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Managing Illegal Immigration to the United States

Speakers Bryan RobertsEconometrica, Inc., John WhitleyInstiture for Defense Analysis
Presider Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
May 30, 2013

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Managing Illegal Immigration

Speakers Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Bryan RobertsEconometrica, John WhitleyInstitute for Defense Analysis
Presider Pia OrreniusFederal Reserve Bank of Dallas
March 4, 2013

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Managing Illegal Immigration

Speakers Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations, Bryan RobertsNathan Associates, John WhitleyInstitute for Defense Analysis
Presider Pia OrreniusFederal Reserve Bank of Dallas
June 22, 2012

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A Conversation with Author Robert Guest: Borderless Economics

Speaker Robert GuestThe Economist
Presider Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 17, 2011

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Innovation in the Visa Process

Speakers Diane BurrowsEmbassy of Canada, Jim WilliamsEmbassy of Australia, Simon HayesEmbassy if the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
October 27, 2010

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Terrorist Risk Factors

Speaker Gary M. ShiffmanGeorgetown University; Chertoff Group
Presider Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 23, 2010

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Identity, Privacy, and National Security: Cutting the Gordian Knot

Speakers Michael CroninDirector, Homeland Security & Law Enforcement, Computer Sciences Corporation, Chris WiesingerPrinciple Solutions Architect of the Border and Immigration Solutions Center of Excellence, Computer Sciences Corporation, P. T. WrightDirector, Homeland Security and Law Enforcement, Computer Sciences Corporation
Presider Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, CFR
December 9, 2009

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Breaking the Immigration Stalemate

Presider Edward Schumacher MatosHarvard University
Discussants Noah PickusDuke University, Peter SkerryBoston College, Michele WuckerWorld Policy Institute
October 23, 2009

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Beyond Bureaucratic Inefficiency: An Insider's View of What Works and What Needs Improvement at USCIS

Speaker Prakash KhatriKPK Global Solutions
Presider Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations
April 30, 2009

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Letting in the Good and Keeping out the Bad: Lessons Learned Since 9/11

Speaker Stewart A. BakerDepartment of Homeland Security
Presider Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 14, 2009

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Economy-Wide Effects of Reducing Illegal Immigration in U.S. Employment

Speaker Peter Dixon and Maureen T. RimmerMonash University
Presider Edward AldenCouncil on Foreign Relations
November 25, 2008

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Managing Risk at the Border: Finding a Balance Between Security and Openness

Speaker Stewart VerderyPresident, Monument Policy Group, LLC
Presider Edward AldenBernard L. Schwartz Senior Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations
March 26, 2007

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