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Post-Election America: U.S. Immigration Law and Policy

Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

66 West 12th Street

In this Post-Election America lecture, Alex Aleinikoff (Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility) will address policy issues related to immigration and refugees: enforcement at the border, asylum-seekers from Central America, possible changes to the system of legal immigration, DREAMERS and executive authority, the impact on refugee admissions (including proposals for “extreme vetting”), and xenophobia.

Individuals not registered for this ULEC course must sign in at the event as guests. Please arrive early.

For more information about the Post-Election America course please read the course description on the University course catalog.


Alex Aleinikoff is the Director of the Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility at The New School for Social Research and former Deputy High Commissioner at the UN Refugee Agency. 

Aleinikoff has written widely in the areas of immigration and refugee law and policy, transnational law, citizenship, race, and constitutional law. He is currently at work on a book tentatively titled, The Arc of Protection: Reforming the International Refugee Regime. His book Semblances of Sovereignty: The Constitution, the State, and American Citizenship was published by Harvard University Press in 2002.  He is a co-author of leading legal casebooks on immigration law and forced migration.

Event Type

Lectures and Panel Discussions


General Public


Politics, Policy and Government


The New School for Social Research, Parsons School of Design, Schools of Public Engagement, Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts


Free; Individuals not registered for this ULEC course must sign in at the event.

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