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April 21, 2018

Roundtable Discussion: Immigration Policy in the Trump Administration

10:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. End Time
10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. | Science and Mathematics Complex 170

This roundtable opens the annual Public Service Recognition Week Conference organized by the Public Administration and Nonprofit Management Division of the Political Science Department and the Buffalo-Niagara Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. 

The roundtable, composed of Buffalo State faculty and MPA students who study immigration policy, will discuss the latest developments regarding immigration policy and offer opinions as to the future direction of immigration policy during the Trump Administration. Topics covered include comprehensive immigration reform, dreamers/amnesty, local and state cooperation with federal immigration authorities, and the role of US policy in immigrant integration.

Moderator:  Laurie Buonanno, PhD


Jessica DePasquale and Sarah Klotzbach - "Refugee and immigrant - what is the difference in US migration law?"

Kevin Louimarre - "The Dream Act and Amnesty in US Immigration Policy"

Britney Moore - "State and Local Cooperation with Federal Immigration Authorities - Sanctuary jurisdictions, 287 (g) MOAs, and 'Federalizing' Local and State Police"

Patrician Patton - "Assimilation, Acculturation, Integration, Cultural Pluralism?  Policy Responsibilities at the Local, State, and Federal Levels"

Alexander DeSha - "Comprehensive Immigration Reform in the Trump Administration?"

Includes coffee service, bagels, breakfast breads, and donuts.

Open to: everyone