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Immigration Law Symposium

Immigration Law Symposium

Immigration Law Symposium at February 17-18, 2011 University of California, Irvine School of Law. Our labor markets rely heavily on unauthorized workers, yet the law affords these workers only modest workplace protections. Restrictionists condemn sanctuary cities while praising Arizona's S.B. 1070. Immigrants' rights advocates argue that localities should be allowed to opt out of Secure Communities while battling local anti-immigrant ordinances on preemption grounds. Immigration enforcement efforts are promoted as necessary to restore the rule of law, yet ongoing enforcement efforts sometimes unfold with apparent disregard for due process rights guaranteed by the Constitution. What are the sources of these impossible choices and contradictory impulses? Can the law be used to alleviate these... Show More
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