Global Issues in Campaign '08: the Immigration Balancing Act: Border Security, Cheap Labor and U.S. Jobs

The divisive immigration debate in the 2008 presidential race is explored by a panel of experts in this third in a series of public meetings sponsored by, the Economist, and NYU's Stern School of Business. The panelists explore the positions of different candidates and contrast them with what they see as both likely and viable policies.

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