America After 9/11: Freedom Perceived or Freedom Lost?
Testimony before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Immigration, Border Security, and Citizenship.
"Mr. Chairman and other distinguished members of the committee. My name is Muzaffar Chishti. I am a lawyer and I direct the Migration Policy Institute’s office at New York University’s School of Law. I applaud you for holding these hearings to address the serious implications of our government’s policies since September 11, and thank you for inviting me to testify.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, non-partisan think-tank dedicated to the study of the movement of people world-wide. The institute provides analysis grounded in research and practical experience, develops policy proposals, and offers evaluation of immigration and refugee policies and programs at the local, national, and international levels. It aims to meet the rising demand for pragmatic responses to the challenges and opportunities that large scale migration, whether voluntary or forced, presents to communities and institutions in an increasingly integrated world. [...]"