UTSA College of Public Policy hosts Sept 4 immigration reform forum

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(Sept. 3, 2013) -- U.S. Rep. Lloyd Doggett, a senior member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and the UTSA College of Public Policy will host an immigration reform forum with leaders from San Antonio's business, advocacy and faith communities, all working to overhaul our broken immigration system. The forum will be 6 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4 in Frio Street Building Room 1.402 at the UTSA Downtown Campus.

"Together we must continue sending a message that keeping families together and offering hard-working immigrants a path to citizenship is a priority," said Doggett. "The time is now for fair and comprehensive reform."

Panelists include:

  • Linda Chavez-Thompson, AFL-CIO officer emerita
  • Juan Gonzalez, immigration attorney
  • Maria Guadalupe Valdez, C.O.P.S./Metro Alliance
  • Olga Kauffman, RITA/TOP
  • Jaime Martinez, Cesar Chavez Legacy Foundation
  • Patricia Pliego Stout, CEO/president, Alamo Travel Agency
  • Harriett Romo, director, UTSA Mexico Center
  • Sandra Sandoval, DACA recipient, San Antonio Immigrant Youth Movement
  • Ramiro Cavazos, president/CEO, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber (invited)

>> To attend the free forum, register by emailing Mark Reyna or call 210-704-1080. Read more on the Immigration Reform Forum Facebook page.