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Weekly Video: Immigration

by Toni Johnson
August 16, 2012


Given the furor over the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Arizona immigration law and a recent change in rules to allow Homeland Security to issue temporary work permits to some young undocumented immigrants, immigration remains a divisive issue. In this week’s video, we have CFR’s Edward Alden, who back in January said a major overhaul of U.S. immigration laws is not realistic in the current political climate, yet the winner of the 2012 presidential election still must confront the issue of millions of illegal immigrants.  Watch below:

You can watch the video directly on YouTube here as well as find a list of all our other campaign videos here.



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