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Tuesday, March 17 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Skilled Labor, Green Cards, and H-1B Visas, Oh My

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After years of debate, Congressional leaders promised to enact comprehensive immigration reform in 2014. Our panel will discuss how the lack of robust reform is harming American businesses and jobs. We will hear from those on both sides of the issue as we discuss what reforms are needed to ensure the U.S. remains the home of the world’s most innovative industries.
Presented by Glen Echo Group

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Speakers
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Cathie Adams

Pres, Texas Eagle Forum
Cathie Adams serves as the President of Texas Eagle Forum, the International Issues Chairman for Eagle Forum and on the board of the national Eagle Forum (www.eagleforum.org). She was elected Republican National Committeewoman for Texas in 2008 and stepped down after being elected... Read More →
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Ximena Hartsock

Co-Founder, Phone2Action
Ximena Hartsock is the President and co-founder of Phone2Action, a civic engagement and communications platform based in Washington, DC, used by hundreds of thousands of people to connect with lawmakers. Prior to Phone2Action she was a member of the executive cabinet of former DC... Read More →
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Jeremy Robbins

Exec Dir, Partnership For A New American Economy
Jeremy Robbins is the Executive Director of the Partnership for a New American Economy, a bipartisan coalition of more than 500 CEOs and mayors making the economic case for immigration reform. Jeremy previously worked as a Policy Advisor & Special Counsel in the Office of New York... Read More →
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Todd Schulte

Pres, FWD.US
As Executive Director of FWD.us, Todd Schulte manages the organization’s staff and departments, its internal operations, and its political engagements in Washington and throughout the country.


Tuesday March 17, 2015 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Parkside Restaurant Upstairs 301 E 6th St