Conversations Live: Immigration

Immigration was front and center in the run-up to the presidential election and the divisive issue remains center stage in the early days of the Trump administration.

Our expert panel discusses the social, economic and security consequences of legal and illegal immigration to the United States. They also take viewer questions.

Guests

MICHAEL ADEWUMI is the Vice Provost for Global Programs at Penn State. As Vice Provost he provides leadership for all of Penn State’s global engagements, including hosting thousands of students from more than 100 countries. He is also a professor of petroleum and natural gas engineering.

SHOBA WADHIA is the Director for the Center for Immigrants’ Rights Clinic at Penn State. She is one of the nation’s leading scholars on the role of prosecutorial discretion in immigration law. As a Penn State Law professor, she teaches doctrinal courses in immigration and asylum and refugee law.

JERRY KAMMER is a Pulitzer-prize winning journalist and senior research fellow for the Center for Immigration Studies, a research institute that examines the impact of immigration on American society.