Video: Easing Immigrants’ Path to Citizenship

At the University at Albany, IPL’s David Laitin discusses naturalization challenges, IPL’s approach to policy innovation, and ways local governments can help immigrants integrate and thrive.


IPL co-director David Laitin joined with Laura Gonzalez-Murphy, director of New York’s Office for New Americans and a partner on our NaturalizeNY project, to discuss barriers to citizenship for low-income immigrants and the policy reforms that might lift them. Hosted by the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy at the University at Albany, the event also features remarks from Rey Kowslowski, a member of the NaturalizeNY research team. Tune in here: