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Immigration 2013

Immigration Reform 2013
Challenges & Opportunities

photo credits: Latino Policy Forum                          

Loyola University welcomed an expert panel who presented the viability of reform in 2013, a response to the Senate’s proposal, the economic implications for the Midwest and what national advocates hope and fear may see included in pending legislation.

More than 200 community members, advocates, and guests were present to hear what is being proposed by the Senate and in Washington, D.C..

Check out the video of the program

Presenters included:

Sylvia Puente, Executive Director, Latino Policy Forum

Fernando Diaz, Editor Hoy Newspaper

Oscar Chacon, Executive Director, NALACC

Dr. Rachel Bronson, Vice President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs

James Ferg-Cadima, Regional Counsel, National Public Policy MALDEF

Tara Magner, Program Officer, The MacArthur Foundation

Laura Vazquez, Immigration Legislative Analyst, NCLR

Moises Hernandez, Board of Directors, Latinos Progresando

Mony Ruiz-Velasco, Legal Director National Immigrant Justice Center, a Heartland Alliance Partner


Left to Right: Moises Hernandez, Mony Ruiz-Velasco, Jim Ferg-Cadmia, Rachel Bronson, Larua Vazquez, Oscar Chacon



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