If Election 2012 showed us anything, it’s that immigration is a monumental issue for both parties to take on. In looking at the demographics that supported Obama and their reasons for doing so, some have looked at the his victory as a mandate for serious immigration reform. At the same time, it’s become the GOP most alter their stance on immigration if they’re going to appeal to a rapidly changing electorate. Joining me to discuss both these issues is Seyfarth Shaw attorney Angelo Paparelli, author of Nation of Immigrators.
The 2012 elections are over. And it is time to assess the implications for privacy and cybersecurity in Washington and beyond. With the continuation of a divided government – a Democrat in the White House, Republicans in control of the House, and Democrats in control of the Senate – for the next two years, many think the country in general is in for “more of the same” when it comes to politics, public policy and lawmaking.
The immense decades-long influence that comes with appointing new Supreme Court justices seems to be one of the more-forgotten stakes in this year’s election. With President Barack Obama earning a second term, he may stand to shape makeup of the Supreme Court for years to come. Joining me now to explain how things might change and issues they could look at is Sedgwick‘s Kirk Jenkins, author on The Appellate Strategist.
Well! OK! It’s been an interesting week, hasn’t it? Congratulations to President Obama on winning a second term. My Election 2012 coverage would not be complete without some labor and employment prognostications for Obama Administration II.*