The complicated questions around immigration

Professor Michael Sandel challenges an audience in Dallas, Texas to consider the controversial moral questions around complicated subjects. What competing strands of philosophy can we glimpse if we listen closely to the arguments swirling about this year’s Presidential campaign?

Few if any issues are more fraught than the issues of immigration. There are 11.5 million undocumented immigrants in America who can't legally work, live under risk of deportation and their children don’t qualify for many government services including healthcare and in some states access to higher education.

What should be done about this large number of undocumented immigrants in the US?

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