Annual Survey of American Law

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

The NYU Annual Survey of American Law 2001 symposium took place on October 26, 2001, at Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012, in Greenberg Lounge.

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


9:00 Breakfast

9:30 Opening Remarks

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

9:45 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

11:15 Coffee

11:30 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)

1:00 Lunch

2:30 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!

4:00pm: Closing Remarks

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

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