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The Chamber hosts Summit to Focus on Future of Immigration Reform

Monday, January 16, 2017

 NEW YORK — On Wednesday, local business and government leaders and immigration experts will meet at New York Law School for a summit to discuss the future of immigration reform after the recent Presidential election. The discussion will focus on the potential impact on New York’s economy and workforce and the critical role of the tech and business communities in the debate.


The event will be hosted by the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce, and the National Immigration Forum.


WHAT:          Post-election summit to discuss the future of immigration reform and its impact on New York state’s workforce and economy


WHO:            Cassandre Pierre Joseph, Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Cornell University & Weill Cornell Medical Center of New York
Jorge Montalvo, Deputy Secretary of the State of New York for Economic Opportunity

Ali Noorani, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

Julie Samuels, Executive Director, Tech:NYC

Todd Schulte, President,

Jessica Walker, President, Manhattan Chamber of Commerce (moderator)


WHEN:         8 a.m., Wednesday (Jan. 18, 2017)


WHERE:       New York Law School

185 West Broadway

New York, NY 10013