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U.S. Customs and Border Protection officer stands at the Arizona section of the American border with Mexico.

Is it Legitimate to Enforce Borders?

SPA welcomed Michael James on campus recently for a lecture about immigration as part of its Political Theory Institute’s Spring Colloquium Lecture Series.

A fireball erupts from the south tower of the World Trade Center

4 Ways Presidential Power Has Changed Since 9/11

A new book by SPA Assistant Professor Chris Edelson shows through historic records that U.S. presidents have tested, pushed, and increasingly overstepped the limits of their emergency powers.