In this fourth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Law Professor Barbara Hines discusses the legal, economic and social problems with Arizona's new law, the post-9/11 immigration enforcement model and her belief that we should move toward legalization and a temporary worker program.
Hines is the director of the Immigration Clinic and a clinical professor at the School of Law. She has litigated and written about issues relating to the constitutional and statutory rights of immigrants in federal and immigration courts.
Watch two more videos with Professor Hines from the fourth installment of "Border Views":
- Video 1: Hines discusses the legal, economic and social problems with Arizona's new law.
- Video 3: Hines discusses a path toward a temporary worker program and legalization.
About the video series
As Americans continue to debate immigration reform, border enforcement and Arizona's recent legislation, experts from The University of Texas at Austin are offering their viewpoints on these issues through a series of online videos.
Each week, "Border Views" will showcase a different faculty member discussing such topics as the history of illegal immigration, the pros and cons of the Arizona law, the unusual political alliances that have developed around this debate and the media's role in covering it.
Visit the "Border Views" main page for a complete lineup of our experts' videos.