Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
Featuring: Cristina M. Rodríguez, Akhil Reed Amar
Recorded October 23, 2020
How has control of American immigration policy evolved over the past two centuries? In an in-depth discussion that spans the founding era to present-day disputes over how to address asylum-seekers at the Southern border, scholar Cristina M. Rodríguez explores how presidential power has become a dominant force driving the nation’s immigration policy and how the system can be reformed.
Cristina M. Rodríguez is the Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School and the co-author of The President and Immigration Law.
Akhil Reed Amar (moderator) is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University and a trustee of the New-York Historical Society.
Member Price: $10