Immigration and the Constitution
Coinciding with the 102nd anniversary of the sweeping, restrictive Immigration Act of 1917, legal scholars delve into the history of immigration law in the United States. Discover how constitutional interpretations of immigration law and policy have shaped the fabric of American society for generations and continue to spark heated political debate today.
Cristina Rodríguez is Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law at Yale Law School. Akhil Reed Amar is Sterling Professor of Law and Political Science at Yale University. Denny Chin (moderator) is United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit.
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