2001 Migration Regulation Goes Local: The Role of States in U.S. Immigration Policy

Held: October 26, 2001, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Vanderbilt Hall Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

Portions of this symposium have been published in Volume 58, Issue 3.

Opening Remarks

Stephen Gillers, Vice Dean, NYU School of Law
Matthew Garvey, Symposium Editor, NYU Annual Survey of American Law

Panel 1: The Constitutionality of the 1996 Welfare Reform Act

Christopher Meade ’96, Associate, Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering
Prof. Michael Wishnie, New York University School of Law
Prof. Peter Spiro, Hofstra Law School
Ellen Yacknin, Greater Upstate Law Project

Panel 2: The Devolution of Immigration Enforcement Authority

Prof. Sameer Ashar, New York University School of Law
Charles Kamasaki, National Council of La Raza
Nadia Marin-Molina, The Workplace Project
A representative of the United States Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS)

Panel 3: Critical Perspectives on Increasing the Role of States

Prof. Nancy Morawetz, New York University School of Law
Prof. Peter Schuck, Yale Law School
Prof. Victor Romero, Penn State-Dickinson School of Law
Prof. Howard Chang, University of Pennsylvania Law School, and
Muzaffar Chishti, Unite!

Closing Remarks

Marshall Camp, Editor-in-Chief, NYU Annual Survey of American Law