Markkula Center of Applied Ethics

Ethics Articles


Define American: Undocumented Immigration and the Future of the Country (podcast)
Jose Antonio Vargas, author of the New York Times article "My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant," speaks about his own story and the broader national debate on undocumented immigration.
Jose Antonio Vargas
Is the Common Good Still Possible?
Podcast of a May 12, 2010, talk by Peter Schrag, former editorial page editor and columnist, The Sacramento Bee
Peter Schrag
Open and Notorious: Adverse Possession and Immigration Reform
An application of the legal concept of adverse possession to the immigration debate
Timothy J. Lukes and Minh T. Hoang
Can Citizenship Be Earned?
Legal remedies for undocumented immigrants by David DeCosse, Director of campus ethics programs, Markkula Center for Applied Ethics.
David DeCosse
Immigration: Where Do We Go From Here?
Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano participates in a day of events at SCU focused on immigration and ethics.
On Ethics and Immigration
Arizona Governor looks at ethical issues in developing policy on illegal immigration.
Janet Napolitano
Amnesty and Immigration
Emerging Issues - Amnesty and Immigration [4/28/2008]
Emerging Issues Group
Immigration Policy and Principles of Humanity
Bill Ong Hing analyzes why immigrants come to the United States and ways to integrate immigrants.
Suruchi Bhutani
Ethics of Migration and Immigration
A briefing paper on key questions for policy makers
Lynette M. Parker
Ethics of Immigration
Columnist Victor Davis Hanson discusses who benefits from illegal immigration, why the issue is so polarizing, and possible solutions.
Suruchi Bhutani
Ethics of Immigration and Migration Project Receives Grant
The Bustos/Lopez Family Fund donates seed money for new Global Leadership and Ethics project.
Immigration: Should the Rules Change?
From the 2005-06 National Ethics Agenda, a look at immigration in an age of terrorism.
Ethics Center Emerging Issues Group
Ethical Issues in Immigration
Rights, responsibilities, and community are central ethical issues considered in this look behind the immigration debate.
David DeCosse
Racial Profiling in an Age of Terrorism
Chief Deputy Attorney General of California Peter Siggins discusses the ethical and legal aspects of profiling in the context of national security concerns.
Peter Siggins
Immigration: Is Exclusion Just?
Ethics and illegal immigration.
Manuel Velasquez
Who Counts? Images Shape Our Moral Community
The impact of images on our notion of how far community should extend.
William Spohn
Is Exclusion Just: Martin Cook Replies
A reply to Manuel Velasquez's article on illegal immigration.
Martin Cook