Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host Immigration Reform Briefing

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host Immigration Reform Briefing



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ADVISORY for May 18

— Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host Immigration Reform Briefing

— Senator John McCain, Senator Hillary Clinton, Senator Mel Martinez and Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart to speak at event

The Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI) is hosting a CHLI Altria Congressional Briefing titled: “Immigration Reform: Where do we go from here?” which will be held on Thursday, May 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the U.S. Capitol. (Program promptly starts at 8:30 a.m.; please arrive no later than 8:15 a.m.)

This first in a series of public policy briefings will provide an open forum for discussion on the current immigration proposals being debated in Congress.

Senator John McCain (AZ), Senator Hillary Clinton (NY) and Senator Mel Martinez (FL) will be the featured speakers, and Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart will give remarks. Their remarks will be followed by a panel discussion.

The event is open press. If your news organization is interested in covering the event or you need additional information, please contact Mercy Viana Schlapp at 202-429-2033 or 703-470-4794.

WHO:

— U.S. Senator John McCain (Ariz.)

— U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (N.Y.)

— U.S. Senator Mel Martinez (Fla.)

— U.S. Representative Lincoln Diaz-Balart (Fla.), CHLI Chairman

— Panel experts (Moderator: Octavio Hinojosa, CHLI Exec. Dir)

— Eddie Aldrete, Alliance for Security and Trade

— Allert Brown-Gort, Institute for Latino Studies, University of Notre Dame

— Noe Garcia, Office of the Senate Majority Leader

— Augie Martinez, VP East Coast Strategy, Telemundo.

— Frank Sharry, Executive Director, National Immigration Forum

WHAT:

CHLI Altria Immigration Reform Briefing: Where do we go from here?

(Open Press)

WHEN:

Thursday, May 18

8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. (Program promptly starts at 8:30 a.m.; Please arrive no later than 8:15 a.m.)

WHERE:

U.S. Capitol, Room HC-5

Established in 2003, CHLI works to promote new and alternative approaches to challenges faced by the 40 million Hispanic and Portuguese Americans living in the United States today. Through educational partnerships, leadership programs, academic seminars and other events, CHLI provides opportunities for discussion and exploration of strategic solutions for community challenges that in turn, benefit the nation as a whole.

Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute to Host Immigration Reform Briefing