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Event to discuss what's at stake in immigration reform

October 11, 2013

Professor Hiroshi Motomura will discuss “What’s at Stake in Comprehensive Immigration Reform? Legalization, Amnesty and the Rule of Law” at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 24 at Armstrong Hall, room 116 on ASU's Tempe campus.

Motomura is the Susan Westerberg Prager Professor of Law at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has served as an immigration expert in the U.S. Congress and is the author of “Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States.” He is co-author of “Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy” and “Forced Migration: Law and Policy.” His most recent book is “Immigration Outside the Law,” which will be published in 2014.

He has testified as an immigration expert in the U.S. Congress, served as co-counsel or a volunteer consultant in several cases in the U.S. Supreme Court and the federal appeals courts, and has been a member of the American Bar Association’s Commission on Immigration. 

The event is sponsored by the Institute for Humanities Research, the Center for Law and Global Affairs, the School of Transborder Studies, the School of Social Transformation and the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. RSVPs may be sent to