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The Immigration Debate: Open vs. Closed Border

The Immigration Debate:


Open vs. Closed Borders


James Madison College’s Constitution Day Event


Moderated by Carly Watson


Project and Event Coordinator, MSU Debate Team


Bryan Caplan


Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Senior Scholar at the Mercatus Center. He is the author of The Myth of the Rational Voter: Why Democracies Choose Bad Policies. He often speaks in public forums on immigration in favor of open borders.


Stanley Renshon


Professor of Political Science (CUNY Graduate Center), Center for Immigration Studies Fellow and an expert in the areas of citizenship, national identity and the psychology of immigration. Editor of OneAmerica?: Political Leadership, National Identity, and the Dilemmas of Diversity.


October 6, 2016, 2pm-3:30pm

Kellogg Center Auditorium

Admission is free and open to the public, but to ensure attendance, please register at:


Reception to follow

Earlier Event: October 5
Organ Markets - Troy Econ Lunch
Later Event: October 11
Aquinas Econ Lunch - Voting