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Devolution of Immigration Authority: The Role of States in Immigration Enforcement and Policymaking

Posted by Migration Policy Institute on April 26th, 2011

MPI LAPC2001 DevolutionWith Washington ceding action on immigration policymaking to the states, the panelists for this opening panel of the 8th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference discuss legislative actions in individual states and the role of state and local law enforcement agencies in immigration enforcement. Panelists are: Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff, former Arizona Attorney General (and former Phoenix Mayor) Terry Goddard, and ImmigrationWorks President Tamar Jacoby. Migration Policy Institute Senior Fellow Doris Meissner moderates the panel discussion.

Video for the 8th annual Immigration Law and Policy Conference can be found here.

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