Rethinking US Immigration and Integration Policies from a Global, Comparative Perspective

  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • By: Center for Migration Studies of New York
  • Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, LLP
  • Source: Immigration Advocates Network > IAN Nonprofit Resource Center
  • Immigration

The Center for Migration Studies of New York (CMS) announces its annual academic and policy symposium. With the presidential election imminent, CMS is devoting this event to a global, comparative and forward-looking analysis of US immigration law and policy. The event will include panel and keynote discussions on:

  • Immigrant integration trajectories in the United States and Europe, and their implications for US policy development.
  • Analysis of the factors driving migration to the United States and how a reformed US immigration policy might anticipate and respond to these conditions.
  • Revisiting past blue ribbon commissions on immigration: their assumptions, findings and recommendations, and what has changed in the interim.
  • Addressing the substance of legislation and executive action for a 21st century immigration policy
  • Prospects for immigration reform:  a discussion of the opportunities and challenges ahead

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Nancy Foner, Distinguished Professor of Sociology at Hunter College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
  • Susan Martin, Donald G. Herzberg Professor Emeritus of International Migration, Georgetown University
  • Douglas Gurak, Editor of the International Migration Review, Center for Migration Studies of New York
  • Kevin Appleby, Senior Director of International Migration Policy, Center for Migration Studies of New York
    …and many others soon to be announced.

To register, visit The conference fee of $50 includes breakfast, lunch and coffee/refreshments throughout the conference. However, discounts or fee waivers are available for qualifying registrants/organizations showing financial need. To apply, please contact