Symposium Videos - What About Federalism?

The University of Tulsa College of Law and the Tulsa Journal of Comparative and International Law present:

What about Federalism?: States’ Rights and the New State Immigration Laws


9 a.m. Discussion Panel
“Practicing Immigration Law in Today’s Climate: Changes, Challenges and Rewards”

10:30 a.m. Discussion Panel
"Should the U.S. Move Towards Inclusivity or Exclusivity in its Immigration Policy?: A Look at Opposite Solutions to the Current Issues and their Social Ramifications”

1:30 p.m. Discussion Panel 
“Is There Room for State Law in the U.S. Immigration Arena?: A Look at New State Laws and Established Ideas of Federalism”

3:30 p.m. Informal Debate Panel
“The Four Immigration Positions in Play: Federal, State, Inclusive and Exclusive Considerations – A Debate"

The March 7 symposium is titled "What about Federalism?: States' Rights and the New State Immigration Laws." The day's activities include discussion panels on practicing immigration law, current policy trends and the federalism of immigration law and a debate of four positions on immigration. The event is open to the public but seating is limited.

Other panelists attending the symposium include Michael Scaperanda, associate dean for scholarship and Gene and Elaine Edwards Family Chair in Law at the University of Oklahoma; Huyen Pham, associate professor of law at Texas Wesleyan University; Rick Su, associate professor of law at the University at Buffalo Law School; Anne Chandler, supervising attorney for the Juvenile Immigration Outreach Project at the University of Houston Law Center; as well as, Elizabeth McCormick, clinical director for the Immigration Rights Project at the TU College of Law; and Linda Allegro, associate professor of political science at The University of Tulsa.

Continuing Legal Education credits are available at no charge to those who attend the Symposium.

About the Journal of Comparative & International Law

The Tulsa Journal of Comparative & International Law is celebrating its 15th anniversary. It is a semiannual publication, edited and staffed by students at the University of Tulsa College of Law.  The Journal publishes articles on international, comparative, and foreign law, as well as the role of international law in U.S. courts and the international ramifications of U.S. domestic law. These articles are written by prominent scholars and practitioners in the field and have been recognized as important contributions to the development of international law.  The Journal also publishes a limited amount of student-written work from its members.