Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Ethics Spotlight

Immigration Reform
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The Ethics of Immigration

As the debate over immigration heats up, the Ethics Center staff and other scholars address some of the key ethical issues.

The Dangers of Immigration Rhetoric by Ann Mongoven, associate director of Health Care Ethics

Nonprofit Detention Centers for Migrant Children by Joan Harrington, assistant director of Social Sector Ethics 

Birthright Citizenship for Everyone Born on U.S. Soil is the Law of the Land by Hana Callaghan, director of Government Ethics

Prioritizing Others' Humanity by Perla Luna, 2018-19 Hackworth Fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

The Torture of Forcibly Separating Children from their Parents by Beth Van Schaack, former Professor of Law at Santa Clara University School of Law and now Leah Kaplan Visiting Professor in Human Rights at Stanford Law School
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Addressing Homelessness in San Jose

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