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Comprehensive Immigration Reform(s): Immigration Regulation Beyond Our Borders

In this article, Professor Elias contrasts recent developments in immigration regulation in the United States with those in other countries with federal systems.  She concludes that any reform of our own immigration laws should permit states and localities to play a greater role in immigrant selection, a continued role in immigrant inclusion, and a more limited role in the enforcement of immigration laws that exclude immigrants from the country.  To read the article, click here and then press the “download this paper” button.

Stella Burch Elias