Who Should Be an American? The Past and Future of Immigration Policy

Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 7 p.m.

Admission: $8 general admission; FREE for National Museum of American Jewish History & National Constitution Center Members and PennCard holders
Reservations Recommended: Call 215-923-3811 or order online.

Please note: This event is being held at the National Museum of American Jewish History.

Immigration remains a divisive political and constitutional topic, with comprehensive reform legislation passed in the Senate but stalled in the House of Representatives. Joseph Berger, longtime reporter and editor for The New York Times and author of two books on immigration, moderates this timely conversation featuring Tamar Jacoby, president and CEO of ImmigrationWorks USA, and Mae Ngai, the Lung Family Professor of Asian American Studies and Professor of History at Columbia University.

Light reception immediately to follow.

This program is presented in partnership with University of Pennsylvania’s Jewish Studies Program and Social Science Policy Forum, co-sponsored by the National Constitution Center, and supported by the Arlene and Stanley Ginsburg Family Foundation.

Event & Parking Information

Advance reservations recommended; call 215-923-3811 or order online.

The Bourse Garage, a block from the National Museum of American Jewish History, is open 24 hours a day and offers $8 four-hour parking with NMAJH validation until December 31. In 2014, the rate will increase to $9. Entrance is between Market and Chestnut on Fourth Street.