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October 11, 2019

Health
Lessons From Abroad on Electronic Cigarettes

Over three million U.S. teens reported e-cigarette use in 2018, nearly double the prior year. A mysterious lung disease associated with vaping killed has nineteen people and injured hundreds. Congres…

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May 18, 2018

Drug Policy
Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Speakers examine the growing opioid epidemic in the United States and compare global responses to opioid addiction, discuss the effects on the U.S. economy and labor force, and explore potential medi…

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November 21, 2016

Religion
Immigration and the Changing Face of America

Policy experts and scholars of religion discuss immigration and demographic trends in the United States.

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October 5, 2012

United States
The Immigrant Exodus: Why America is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent

Vivek Wadhwa discusses his work with AnnaLee Saxenian of Berkeley on the critical contributions of immigrant entrepreneurs to the rise of Silicon Valley.

November 29, 2012

Development
Legal Empowerment and Justice for the Poor

Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock evaluate efforts of nonprofits and global development institutions to help all people exercise their rights, increase government accountability, and participate in gov…

May 6, 2015

United States
Fostering a Government of 'Open Innovation'

Aneesh Chopra discusses how technology and innovation affect public policy.

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November 29, 2012

Development
Legal Empowerment and Justice for the Poor

Vivek Maru and Michael Woolcock evaluate efforts of nonprofits and global development institutions to help all people exercise their rights, increase government accountability, and participate in gov…

June 15, 2011

United States
Immigration as an Economic Engine

Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa address the benefits of immigration reform for the economic future of the United States. The session focuses on the many important contributions imm…

June 15, 2011

United States
The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) will hold a half-day, multisession symposium in Washington, DC, on U.S. immigration policy. The symposium will include a keynote ad…