Building Bridges When Others Want to Build Walls

Mar 11, 2017

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

Now, more than ever, documented and undocumented immigrants in the United States are facing a tremendous amount of uncertainty. With a new Administration that has been vocal about its intent for an aggressive stance on immigration but hasn’t discussed any firm plans, the number of questions grows without answers. While federal authorities will enforce the law, the impact will be felt by cities and communities. Elected officials, community leaders, and immigration experts will discuss the economic, social and cultural impact extreme immigration policy will have on communities.

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Kate Brick

New American Economy

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Javier Gonzales

City of Santa Fe

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James Kenney

City of Philadelphia

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Dara Lind

Vox Media Inc

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