Congressional Immigration Solutions Conference

Congressional Immigration Solutions Conference

Tuesday, May 01, 2012
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Location: 
Rayburn House Office Building "Gold Room" 2168
Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy present a Capitol Hill conference where law enforcement, policy analysts, and activists will discuss solutions to our nation's immigration problems.
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Legislative efforts like the DREAM Act, Legal Workforce Act, and numerous Comprehensive Immigration Reform bills have dead-ended. Neither amnesty nor increased enforcement will solve our immigration problems--so we are seeking new solutions with the help of experts and people who know the problem first-‐hand.

On Tuesday, May 1, Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, and Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy will host a Capitol Hill conference where immigration and Our panels will feature a diverse range of law enforcement members, elected officials, activists, and policy analysts, who will offer numerous alternatives to the current stalled reform efforts. Please RSVP here.

When:

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

10 A.M. - 1 P.M.

Where:

Rayburn House Office Building “Gold Room” 2168

Washington, D.C.

Registration Opens: 9:00AM

Opening Remarks: 10:00AM

• Norman Adams President and Co-­founder Texans for Sensible Immigration Policy

• Ali Noorani, Executive Director, The Immigration Forum

• Sheridan Bailey, President, Arizona Employers for Immigration Reform

Panel 1 - Lessons From The Past Two Years: 10:15AM – 11:30AM

This panel presents the results of current research into the effects of recent state-­level immigration laws including Arizona’s SB1070, Alabama’s HB56 and Georgia’s HB87, and broader contexts that should be considered when looking at the immigration issue.

• Eddie Aldrete, Senior VP, IBC Bank, San Antonio, TX

• Alex Nowrasteh, Cato Institute, Washington, DC

• Rev. Phil Reller, Los Angeles Filipino UCC, Los Angeles, CA

• Daryl Williams, Baird, Williams & Greer, Phoenix, AZ

• Angie Kelley, VP for Immigration Policy and Advocacy, American Progress, Moderator

Lunch: 11:30 – NOON

Panel 2 -­ Immigration Solutions: 11:45AM – 1:00PM

This panel focuses on new solutions to the immigration problem from the perspective of people who have to deal with life on or near the border on a daily basis. Presenters include law enforcement, business, faith and academic leaders.

• Maricopa County Attorney Bill Montgomery, Phoenix, AZ

• Dr. Doug Massey, Mexican Migration Project, Princeton, NJ

• Dr. Robin Hoover, founder, No More Deaths, El Paso, TX

• Todd Landfried, AZEIR, Moderator

Please RSVP here.