American Forum - A Melting Pot, or Not: Perspectives on the Immigration Debate
December 3, 2012
11:00AM - 12:00PM (EST)
MARK KRIKORIAN is executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies, a Washington, DC-based think tank that promotes stricter immigration standards and enforcement. Frequently testifying before Congress, he has published articles in the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the National Review. He is the author of The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal and Illegal and How Obama is Transforming America Through Immigration. With the aim of covering diverse views on the immigration debate, Krikorian will be joined by MANUEL PASTOR, professor of American studies and ethnicity at the University of Southern California, where he also serves as director of USC’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity and co-director of USC’s Center for the Study of Immigration Integration. He is the author of Uncommon Common Ground: Race and America’s Future and This Could Be the Start of Something Big: How Social Movements for Regional Equity Are Transforming Metropolitan America.