Amid the humanitarian crisis at the Texas border, elected officials are producing a spectacle of political posturing. All the familiar remedies for our immigration fiasco are on view, their proponents hoping to turn the plight of Central American migrants to their temporary political advantage.Read more
Although immigration and border security issues have been heavily debated for years, the debate about U.S. policy and the current border crisis has dominated the media landscape in recent weeks, especially in Texas. Experts from across all disciplines at The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety of topics related to the immigration debate and are available to speak with the media.Read more
A fundamental lesson of the government classes that I teach at The University of Texas at Austin is that we get the government we deserve.Read more
President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to the speech and are available to speak with the media.Read more
Event: "Unscientific America" with Sheril Kirshenbaum, director of The Energy Poll at The University of Texas at Austin.
When: 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, July 2. This event is free and open to the public.Read more