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Political Pathways for Progress (Audio)

Speakers: Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut
Presider: Edward Schumacher-Matos

Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut address the prospects for greater political cooperation on immigration legislation. This panel discussion focuses on areas where political compromise may be possible.

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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Political Pathways for Progress

Speakers: Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut
Presider: Edward Schumacher-Matos

Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut address the prospects for greater political cooperation on immigration legislation. This panel discussion focuses on areas where political compromise may be possible.

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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Political Pathways for Progress

Speakers: Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut
Presider: Edward Schumacher-Matos

Alfonso Aguilar, Angela Kelley, and Andrew Kohut address the prospects for greater political cooperation on immigration legislation. This panel discussion focuses on areas where political compromise may be possible.

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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Immigration as an Economic Engine (Audio)

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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Testimony
Campaign 2012

Campaign 2012

The Secure Visas Act

Author: Edward Alden

Edward Alden testifies before the House Subcommittee on Immigration Policy and Enforcement. He warns that unnecessary visa delays damage the United States' reputation as a country that champions fairness and due process.

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Expert Roundup Authors: Pia Orrenius, Vivek Wadhwa, Tamar Jacoby, Jonathan Bowles, and Peter Dixon and Maureen T. Rimmer

As the United States works to rebound from the economic downturn and improve global competitiveness, the debate over immigration reform intensifies. Six experts weigh in on how to reform the U.S. immigration system to improve economic performance.

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Interview Margaret Stock interviewed by Aimee Rawlins

Some GOP lawmakers have proposed legislation to eliminate birthright citizenship, but legal expert Margaret Stock says these proposals would create vast logistical and social problems and are unlikely to succeed.

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CEO Speaker Series: Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr.

Speaker: J.W. Marriott Jr.
Presider: Gerald F. Seib

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. global competitiveness; and his own experiences and lessons learned from building a global hotel and property management company.

This session was part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series.

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CEO Speaker Series: Regaining U.S. Economic Growth and Global Leadership: A Conversation with J.W. Marriott Jr. (Audio)

Speaker: J.W. Marriott Jr.
Presider: Gerald F. Seib

J.W. Marriott Jr. shares his views on how the U.S. economy and global leadership can rebound; the prospects for growth in China, India, and Brazil; the need for immigration reform to maintain U.S. global competitiveness; and his own experiences and lessons learned from building a global hotel and property management company.

This session was part of the Corporate Program's CEO Speaker Series.

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U.S.-Mexico Relations Today

Speakers: Carlos B. Pascual and Arturo Sarukhan
Presider: Ray Suarez

Ambassadors Carlos Pascual and Arturo Sarukhan discuss U.S.-Mexico economic and political relations, immigration policies, and the need to overcome negative media portrayals of Mexico.

This session was part of a CFR symposium,200 Years of U.S.-Mexico Relations: Challenges for the 21st Century,which was made possible through generous support from the Consulate General of Mexico in New York, the Mexican Cultural Institute of New York, and CFR's Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative.

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