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Joseph H. Carens

Joseph Carens is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto. His book Culture, Citizenship, and Community: A Contextual Exploration of Justice as Evenhandedness won the 2002 C. B. Macpherson Award from the Canadian Political Science Association.

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The Obama administration promises to take on comprehensive immigration reform in 2010, setting policymakers to work on legislation that might give the approximately eleven million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States a path to legalization of status. Commentators have been quick to observe that any such proposal will face intense opposition. Few issues have so divided the country in recent years as immigration. Immigrants and the Right to Stay brings the debate into the realm of public reason.