Increased Security and Prosperity: The Immigration Reform Imperative

19
April
Tuesday
1:00PM ET
7:00PM
1 day
19
April
Tuesday
1:00PM ET
7:00PM
1 day

Location

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062

How both national security and the economy will be improved by enacting immigration reform.

Please RSVP to LIEBevents@uschamber.com.

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Agenda

Registration – 12:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Welcoming Comments – 1:00 PM – 1:10 PM

Randel Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, & Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
 

Panel 1: How will National Security be improved by Immigration Reform? - 1:10 PM – 2:10 PM

Panelists:

  • Tom Ridge – Chairman, U.S. Chamber’s National Security Task Force; former Secretary, Department of Homeland Security; former Governor, state of Pennsylvania

  • Lupe Valdez – Sheriff, Dallas County, TX

  • Julie Myers Wood – CEO, Guidepost Solutions; former Assistant Secretary for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, DHS

Moderated by:

C. Stewart Verdery – Partner, Monument Policy Group; former Assistant Secretary of Policy and Planning, Department of Homeland Security

Panel 2: How will Immigration Reform spur Economic Growth? – 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM

Panelists:

  • Doug Holtz-Eakin – President, American Action Forum; former CBO Director

  • Betsy Cohen – Executive Director, St. Louis Mosaic Project

Moderated by:

Matt Sonnesyn – Vice President, Business Roundtable

Panel 3: Why is Legalization of the Undocumented Necessary for Reform to be Successful? – 3:20 PM – 4:20 PM

Panelists:

  • Rev. Tony Suarez – Executive VP, National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

  • Lynn Jacquez – Legal Advisor, Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform

  • Cris Mercado – Founder & CEO, GrantAnswers LLC

Moderated by:

Ali Noorani – Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

Closing Keynote: The case for meaningful immigration reform – 4:25 PM – 4:55 PM

Senator Jeff Flake (R-AZ)

Closing Comments: 4:55 PM – 5:00 PM

Randel Johnson, Senior Vice President, Labor, Immigration, & Employee Benefits, U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Reception - 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Lee Anderson Veterans Center room