17 April 2013

Comprehensive Immigration Reform

For the week of April 21st, 2013

Comprehensive immigration reform is currently on the fast track in Congress. A bipartisan group of Senators has unveiled a plan to overhaul the nation’s immigration system, but some lawmakers are concerned the initiative is moving too quickly, and the issue of granting illegal immigrants a path to citizenship remains a sticking point.

Guests: Katherine Fennelly, Professor in the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota

Issues: An overview of the new proposed immigration bill in Congress; The backlog of legal immigrants awaiting authorization; The economic impact of immigration reform; Challenges for undocumented immigrants

Part 1


Part 1

Part 2


Part 2

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