Jim Hollifield | Revisiting “The Emerging Migration State”

Tower Center Academic Director Jim Hollifield was interviewed by Migration Systems to revisit his 2004 essay “The Emerging Migration State.” In his essay, Hollifield advanced the idea that states could manage migration for strategic gain. Robert Westermann asks Hollifield to apply his theory to present-day politics.

“[President] Trump does not support multilateralism and efforts to build more open markets, and certainly not more open policies with respect to migration,” Hollifield said.

Read the interview here.

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Karly Hanson

Karly Hanson is the Communications Coordinator for the SMU Tower Center. She graduated from SMU in 2016 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and international studies.