Building a Pro-Growth Legal Immigration System Paper Release

May. 29, 2019, 10:00am-11:30am
Drake University Law School, Cartwright Hall, Room 206
2507 University Ave, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

Join The Concord Coalition at Drake University on Wednesday, May 29 to hear a presentation and discussion of a new paper by former Congressional Budget Office Director and current President of the American Action Forum, Douglas Holtz-Eakin.

The paper, entitled Building a Pro-Growth Legal Immigration System, is the first of five papers that make up a new Concord Coalition initiative devoted to promoting fiscally responsible economic growth.

Featured Speakers

  • Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President of the American Action Forum in Washington, DC. He previously served as the 6th director of the Congressional Budget Office and the Chief Economist of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.
  • Jacqueline Varas, Director of Immigration and Trade Policy at the American Action Forum.
  • Robert L. Bixby, Executive Director of The Concord Coalition

Media Follow-up:

Legal immigration is best way to fill shortage of willing and able workers Des Moines Register Op-Ed

Close Up: Tackling Immigration KCCI TV (Iowa) 

Report: U.S. Visas Should Focus on Economic Development Business Record (Iowa) 

Can Immigration Reform Benefit Iowa's Economy? WHO Radio Need to Know with Jeff Angelo (Iowa) 

Insiders: Building Pro-Growth Legal Immigration WHO TV (Iowa)

Doug at the event
Doug on KCCI TV