VIDEO: Immigration and the 2012 Election Forum

Date of Event: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 7:00 AM

This forum focused on issues relating to immigration in the Presidential election, including the DREAM Act (both the national bill and the Maryland state bill), each candidate's position on various immigration issues, and President Obama's "deferred action" policy.

Moderator: 
Antonio Tijerino, President and CEO of the Hispanic Heritage Foundation

Opening Remarks:
Wallace Loh, President of the University of Maryland

Panelists:
Victor Ramirez, Maryland State Senator
Laura Vazquez, Legislative Analyst at the National Council of La Raza
Janelle Wong, Director of the Asian American Studies Program at the University of Maryland

 

Presented by The Center for the History of the New America

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