One of the most fundamental features of the Trump Administration is a policy of limiting immigration and reversing previous US policy on work visas, asylum, and deportation policy. Today we examine the status of this policy in light of recent US Supreme Court decisions and the Covid-19 Pandemic. Hosted by Douglas Becker, Assistant Professor (Teaching) of International Relations and Environmental Studies at USC, Los Angeles, CA. [ dur: 58 mins. ]
- Peter J. Spiro is a Professor of Law at Temple University, Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. He holds the Charles Weiner Chair in international law. He is the author of Beyond Citizenship: American Identity After Globalization (Oxford University Press 2008) and Citizenship: What Everyone Needs to Know (Oxford University Press).
- Hiroshi Motomura is a Susan Westerberg Prager Distinguished Professor of Law at UCLA, Los Angels, CA. He is a scholar of immigration and citizenship, with influence across a range of academic disciplines and in federal, state, and local policymaking. He has authored many books including Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States (Oxford 2006) and Immigration Outside the Law.
This program is produced with contributions from the following team members: Ankine Aghassian, Melissa Chiprin, Anaïs Amin, Tim Page, Mike Hurst and Sudd Dongre.