Do Illegal Immigrants Help or Hinder US Economic Growth?
The New School - The New School
New School President Bob Kerrey and a panel of leading experts with divergent viewpoints engage in lively debate to hammer out practical, legislative approaches to immigration reform.Speakers discuss why a legislative solution is critical and what the right legislation would look like. They also examine the McCain/Kennedy Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act and subsequent proposals and discuss which aspects of those proposed solutions are feasible and well thought-out.Finally, the speakers assess what the new Administration has accomplished in its first 100 days and what it needs to address going forward.Speakers include: Michael Aytes, acting deputy director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security; Tamar Jacoby, president & CEO, ImmigrationWorks USA, Inc.; Mark Krikorian, executive director, The Center for Immigration Studies; Marshall Fitz, director of advocacy, American Immigration Lawyers Association; Jeffrey Passel, senior demographer, Pew Hispanic Center; and Alec Ian Gershberg (contributing moderator), Associate Professor, Milano The New School for Management and Urban Policy.