2014 National Debate Series: Beyond Gridlock Immigration The Debaters Moderator Transcripts PBS airtimes Resolved: The Number of Illegal Immigrants in the U.S. Must Be Dramatically Reduced Through Greatly Increased Enforcement Full Episode Reinventing Ourselves 'Enforcement Theater' This is not 1986 Taking Jobs Away Follow the Rules Host Doug Blackmon moderates a special American Forum debate on immigration reform. Angela Maria Kelley, Mark Krikorian, David Martin and Carol Swain argue their positions and explore common ground. "Immigrants change America; and America changes immigrants." Angela Maria Kelley on how immigration makes us who we are. Mark Krikorian claims that misinformation and fudging the numbers has concealed the reality: deportation is not happening at record levels David Martin explores the many ways modern immigration enforcement has changed since the Reagan era Carol Swain argues that allowing illegal immigrants to stay in the U.S. takes jobs away from deserving citizens Angela Maria Kelley dispels the notion that opposing mass deportation is akin to abandoning all control over our borders. Previous Miller Center Events on Immigration The 2013 Rosemary P. and John W. Galbraith Conference on Immigration Reform Immigration Reform: Historical, Legislative and Cultural Context Keynote: What an Unbroken Immigration System Would Look Like Roundtable: How Have the Media Covered Immigration Reform? Colloquium with Carol Swain -- Immigration Federalism: Why It Matters for National Reform (2013) What Now? The Next Great Immigration Debate (2013) Immigration Policy and Border Security in the 113th Congress (2013) The 2012 Mortimer Caplin Conference on the World Economy: High-Skilled Immigration: Politics, Economics, and Law A Melting Pot, or Not: Perspectives on the Immigration Debate (2012) A Conversation About U.S. Immigration Policy (2011) Is Immigration Reform Politically Possible Under the Obama Administration? (2010) View the 2008 Miller Center Debate on this topic: "Our national interests require a path to citizenship for the 12 million illegal immigrants presently here” Other Related Reports and Information The 2013 Rosemary P. and John W. Galbraith Conference on Immigration Reform: Politics, Policy, and Process Riding the Tiger blog - Immigration Federalism: Why It Matters for National Reform The 2012 Mortimer Caplin Conference on the World Economy: High-Skilled Immigration: Politics, Economics, and Law Click Here for more information on the 2014 National Debate Series.