Immigration

Must Read Authors: Angela S. García and David G. Keyes

Undocumented immigrants react to legal threats and hostile reception by going underground, having negative perceptions of law enforcement, and developing strategies to hide their unauthorized status, write Angela S. García and David G. Keyes in this Center for American Progress report.

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Immigration as an Economic Engine

Speakers: Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass
Presider: Matthew Winkler

Edward Alden, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Vivek Wadhwa address the benefits of immigration reform for the economic future of the United States. The session focuses on the many important contributions immigrants make creating jobs in the country and addressed what can be done fix the system currently in place.

This session was part of the symposium, The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps. This event was made possible through the generous support from the Ford Foundation.

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A Conversation with Michael Bloomberg (Audio)

Speaker: Michael R. Bloomberg
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass
Presider: Julia Preston

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg highlights the role of immigrants for America's economic growth and the need for Washington to put aside partisan politics to pass immigration reforms needed to create jobs.

This session was part of the symposium, The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps. This event was made possible through the generous support from the Ford Foundation.

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Transcript Speaker: Michael R. Bloomberg
Introductory Speaker: Richard N. Haass
Presider: Julia Preston

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg highlights the role of immigrants for America's economic growth and the need for Washington to put aside partisan politics to pass immigration reforms needed to create jobs.

This session was part of the symposium, The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps. This event was made possible through the generous support from the Ford Foundation.

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