Immigration Panel

Immigration reform advocates are making a push in Washington, D.C., and across the nation to rally support for an effort to overhaul America's immigration system. The U.S. Senate has passed a bipartisan comprehensiveimmigration overhaul, and members of the U.S. House of Representatives are at home during August recess hearing from constituents about immigration reform, among many other issues. Immigrants have a large impact in Arkansas. The Arkansas immigrant population is the fourth fastest growing nationally, with a net economic impact of $3.4 billion in 2010, according to a study by the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation. Join us for a panel aboutimmigration reform in Arkansas with a diverse group of speakers including: 

Jeffery Hall, associate director of national affairs for the Arkansas Farm Bureau
Dr. Zulma Toro, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Dr. Sherece West-Scantlebury, president and CEO of the Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation
Randy Zook, president and CEO of the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce / Associated Industries of Arkansas
Immigration Panel