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

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

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Immigration and Migration

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 CFR.org, 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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South Korea

The first inter-Korean summit in ten years could be stage-managed by Kim Jong-un, but look for South Korea’s leaders to assert a role shaping the process for denuclearization talks.

Defense and Security

The U.S. military’s all-volunteer force has drawn on a shrinking pool of Americans, raising questions about the model’s viability.

Brazil

Federal investigators in Brazil have uncovered corruption at the highest levels of the government and in the country’s largest corporations.