Immigration and the States: Interviews with the Experts

Charles Kuck Peter Spiro
  • Video Podcast on Immigration. At NCSL's 2013 Legislative Summit, Ann Morse interviews Charles Kuck (far left), Managing Partner of Kuck Immigration Partners LLC, who provides highlights and the potential impacts on states of the Senate's comprehensive immigration reform bill. S.744 passed the Senate in June by a vote of 68-32.
  • Immigration: Finally a Federal Fix? This NCSL 2013 Legislative Summit session focuses on the possible implications of federal immigration reform on state laws, policies, services and budgets, demographic trends and the role of immigrants in the workforce. Charles Kuck, a leading immigration lawyer highlights potential impacts of the Senate-passed immigration reform bill and pending bills in the House. This podcast  includes a conversation among state legislators on key immigration issues and whether the bill addresses those challenges. Moderator: Steve Rauschenberger, Rauschenberger Partners, LLC (IL). Panelists: Charles Kuck, Kuck Immigration Partners LLC (GA), Senator Curtis Bramble (UT), Senator Mo Denis (NV), Senator Ellen Roberts (CO); Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos (WA).
  • Statecast on Immigration.  In NCSL's new podcast series, Jon Kuhl interviews the cochairs of the Executive Committee Task Force on Immigration and the States:  Senator John Watkins, Virginia and Representative Sharon Tomiko Santos, Washington.  Sept. 14, 2012
  • Immigration and the States:  Key Lessons for the States from the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Arizona’s SB1070. Peter J. Spiro, (above right) Charles R. Weiner Professor of Law, Temple University, discusses the implications of Arizona v United States at NCSL’s Legislative Summit in Chicago, Aug. 6, 2012. More
  •  “Testing the Constitution: State Immigration Laws and the Courts” featured Professor Peter Schuck, a constitutional scholar from Yale University, who described immigration federalism, the role of states, and areas of federal preemption. Texas State Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Arizona State Senator Rich Crandall, and Utah State Senator Curtis Bramble offered their perspectives on immigration within their states. Legislative Summit, San Antonio, August 2011. More
  • Arizona’s Immigrant Trespassing Law: Cause for Preemption?  Speakers:  Representative John Kavanagh, Arizona; Senator Leticia Van de Putte, Texas; Peter Spiro, Temple University – Beasley School of Law; Hubert Williams, president, Police Foundation.  Legislative Summit, Louisville, July 2010.  More