Nov 172012
 November 17, 2012

This January, the Kenan Institute for Ethics, the Duke Journal of Constitutional Law and Public Policy, and the Law School’s Program in Public Law will be sponsoring a symposium on legal issues of global migration. This one-day program will bring together scholars from law, political theory, and history to discuss the theoretical and historical underpinnings of contemporary immigration law, pre-emption and federalism in the United States, and comparative approaches to policy.

Thursday, January 10
There will be a small session on State and Local Immigration Enforcement in the Goodson Law Library beginning at 4:30 pm.

Friday, January 11
The symposium panels will be held in Law School room 3043, and the lunch and keynote address in the Burdman Lounge, room 3000.

8:30 am: Introductory remarks

8:45-10:15 am: The Political Theory of Immigration Policy

10:30 am-12:00 pm: Separation of Powers and Federalism in the Immigration Context

12:00 – 1:00 pm: Lunch and Keynote Address, “The Forgotten Equality Norm in Immigration Preemption”

1:15-2:45 pm: International Approaches Compared: Central-Level Control over Immigration in the European Union

3:00 pm: Closing remarks