The 2020 Ambassador William C. Battle Symposium on American Diplomacy explores one of the defining issues of our day: immigration.
This event is co-sponsored by the Global Policy Center at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy.
10:00 – 10:10 a.m.
Welcome: Bill Antholis Opening remarks: David Leblang and Anne Richard
10:10 – 10:55 a.m.
Keynote: Brian Kelly, head of the Community Stabilization Unit for the International Organization for Migration
10:55 – 11:55 a.m.
PANEL 1: Comparative perspectives: External migration policies in Europe and Australia
Destination countries around the world use a variety of policies to deter migrants from entering; this panel will seek to understand U.S. policy through a comparison with policies in Australia and Europe.
Anne Richard (moderator)
11:55 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
PANEL 2: U.S. immigration policy: what’s coming next
Current immigration and refugee policy has been evolving in a very rapid pace; this panel will provide an overview of current policy and place it in historical perspective.