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A Community Conversation On Executive Power And The Immigration Issue


Two Purdue University Northwest faculty members and an alumnus attorney discussed the issues surrounding “Executive Power & Legal Questions about Immigration” on Tuesday. Feb. 28th on the Purdue University Northwest Hammond Campus. It was aired Thursday on "Regionally Speaking."

The event, offered collaboratively with Northwest Indiana Lakeshore Public Radio, was held in the Student Union & Library's "Room with a View."

Here is the entire one-hour-long conversation -- moderated by Lakeshore Public Radio's Chris Nolte -- with Associate Professor of Political Science and constitutional legality expert Frank Colucci; Assistant Professor of Political Science Yu Ouyang, who offered insights about U.S. presidential power, and Alfredo Estrada, a PNW graduate, associate attorney and immigration expert with the Northwest Indiana firm of Burke Costanza & Carberry LLP.  Members of the audience asked questions of the panel, after some introductory remarks and background into the issue and the panelists' expertise.


Chris Nolte produces and hosts “Regionally Speaking” aired weekdays from noon to 1:00 p.m. He's also the temporary local "Morning Edition" host.