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Immigration Reform: Work to be Done

June 19, 2008
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

The Progress & Freedom Foundation, The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation (NCF) are co-hosting an event exploring the highly divisive issue of immigration. This forum will provide an opportunity for experts from different sides of the debate to discuss the need for an increase in foreign workers into the U.S. and to counter anecdotal claims that immigrants are a drain on the economy.

Register Online Here

Questions should be addressed to Ben Askin at 202-463-5500 or ncfevents@uschamber.com. Members of the press wishing to attend should contact Amy Smorodin at 202-289-8928 or asmorodin@pff.org.


1:00 p.m. Registration
1:30 p.m. Conference Call

Jason Riley, Wall Street Journal and Author, "Let them In: The Case for Open Borders"

Bret Swanson (Moderator), Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Global Innovation, The Progress & Freedom Foundation

2:30 p.m. Discussion Panel

Jason Riley, Wall Street Journal and Author, "Let them In: The Case for Open Borders"

Elizabeth Dickson (Moderator), Manager, Immigration Services, Ingersoll-Rand Company and Chair of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Subcommittee on Immigration

Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Research Associate, The Peterson Institute

James Sherk, Bradley Fellow, Labor Policy, The Heritage Foundation

Jenifer Verdery, Director of Workforce Policy, Intel Corporation

4:00 p.m. Network Reception and Book Signing
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

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