MHS Calendar of Events

20 November 2012 Seminars are free and open to the public; RSVP required.
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Immigration and Urban History Seminar

Political Rights in the Age of Migration: The Case of Immigrant Voting in the U.S.

5:15 PM - 7:30 PM
Ron Hayduk, City University of New York Comment: Alexander Keyssar, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

This seminar paper chronicles the rise, fall, and re-emergence of immigrant voting. It examines the arguments for and against noncitizen voting—as well as proponents and opponents—and its impact on policy and American political development.