College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Panel Discussion: Economics of Immigration Reform

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 8:00 AM
Founder's Hall, 126

Where and how are immigrants employed? What will reform mean for technology and engineering firms? How will reform affect the service sector? What will it take to implement reform?


These are just a few of the issues that factor into the debate on immigration reform.

Please join George Mason University's Institute for Immigration Research (IIR) at a discussion on the economic impacts of immigration reform. IIR has assembled an expert panel, including

  • Audrey Singer, moderator, senior fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program, and expert in demography, international migration, U.S. immigration policy.
  • Ali Noorani, executive director of the National Immigration Forum, a prominent U.S. immigration policy organization. He has worked closely with business, law enforcement, faith and immigrant leadership across the country.
  • Dolly Oberoi, CEO of C² Technologies, Inc., a rapidly growing business that specializes in innovative performance improvement solutions for government and corporate clients.
  • U.S. Congressman Jose Antonio "Joe" Garcia, of Florida's 26th Congressional District, representing most of western Miami-Dade County and Key West.
  • Ryan Spiegel, City Councilmember, Gaithersburg, Maryland, and an attorney well-versed in immigration law and economic development.

Breakfast will be served. 

Hosted by Institute for Immigration Research.

Sponsored by College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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