Debate Video: Sanctuary Cities - Yes or No?



Debate Summary

Reports and Panel Media

Report: Tackling Sanctuary Cities
Map: Sanctuary Cities, Counties, and States
Debate Transcript: Sanctuary Cities - Yes or No?

Date: December 14, 2016, at 12pm

Location: National Press Club, 529 14th St, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, D.C.

Jessica Vaughan, from the Center for Immigration Studies, faced William Stock, from the American Immigration Lawyers Association, in a debate on the current state of affairs regarding sanctuary cities at a National Press Club Newsmaker news conference.




Table of Contents

Statement by Jessica Vaughan
Statement by William Stock
Rebuttal by Jessica Vaughan
Question and Answer Session




Introduction Statement by Jessica Vaughan

Ms. Vaughan serves as the Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies. Mrs. Vaughan covers the operational side of the Center's immigration research, including immigration enforcement, visa programs and benefits adjudication. Prior to joining the Center, Mrs. Vaughan was a Foreign Service Officer with the State Department. Much of Ms. Vaughan's research and writing focuses on immigration and crime, including a Department of Justice-funded project studying the use of immigration law enforcement in transnational gang suppression efforts. .”

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Statement by William Stock

William Stock is the President of the American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Rebuttal by Jessica Vaughan

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Question and Answer Session

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