This edition: Allan J. Wernick, Prof. of Immigration Law, Baruch College, (Pt. 1 of 2)
Original tape date: April 11, 2006.
In Part 1 of a two part series, Mr. Wernick discusses the new immigration bills and the protests they have sparked in New York City. He talks about the diverse demographics of New York's immigrants and the way this diversity impacts this emerging political activist group. Beginning with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (IRCA), Mr. Wernick walks us through the recent history of immigration reform and leads us through the two sides of the debate about undocumented immigrants. He explains the provisions of each bill and describes the benefits and disadvantages of each.
Prof. Douglas Muzzio Political Analyst, CUNY TV, Professor, School of Public Affairs, Baruch College/CUNY
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