Professor Emilio Parrado Interviewed on Immigration Reform
SSPF immigration advisory board member, Emilio Parrado, discusses the political inertia that is holding up immigration reform in Congress and its impact. "In this era of concern over budget deficits, we are spending more and more on immigration enforcement, including border security and locking people up for months before we deport them." He concludes that immigration reform has failed because of "a lack of leadership and willingness to take a risk. Good politicians have to accept that some things that are good for the country are not going to be popular with their local constituencies, and do them anyway. But they just don’t seem to be able to find people to do that." The full interview is here.
09/19/2014 - 9:00am - 5:00pm
09/23/2014 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Claudia Cohen Hall, Room G17.
10/03/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
The Life You Can Save: Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor (Peter Singer)10/22/2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Co-sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, The Year of Health, The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, and The Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
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The event is free, but registration is required.
11/05/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm