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Season 2006 Episode 0627

Michele Wucker

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Michele Wucker
Lockout: Why America Keeps Getting Immigration Wrong When Our Prosperity Depends On Getting It Right featuring Michele Wucker.In Lockout author Michele Wucker argues that the growth of the American economy depends on immigrant labor. Ms. Wucker explains that while America usually reaps most of the benefits of globalization, many people, who she descibes as "the best and the brightest" throughout the world, no longer see the country as the only place to secure their financial futures. This event was hosted by the Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop in Milwaukee.Michele Wucker is a senior fellow at the World Policy Institute in New York City, where she is co-director of the Immigrant Voting Project and director of the Program on Citizenship & Security. She specializes in immigration and assimilation, transnational political processes, the politics of culture, Latin America and the Caribbean, and international finance and debt crisis.moreless

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