Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

Capitol Hill Briefing
June 18, 2019
12:00PM to 1:00PM EDT
2019-06-18 12:00:00 2019-06-18 13:00:00 America/New_York Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions Congress reformed America's legal immigration system nearly three decades ago. Since that time, the system's outdated and arbitrary immigration quotas have doubled wait times for green cards for legal immigrants. At the border, a new challenge has emerged in the form of illegal immigration and asylum seekers from Central America. Wide bipartisan agreement exists that both temporary and permanent immigration policies need to be reformed, yet Congress and the administration have failed to settle on the best approach. As the debate continues in Congress, join us as our speakers explain the problems with and solutions for America's legal immigration system. Join us on Tuesday, June 18, to hear from Alex Nowrasteh and David Bier of the Cato Institute. .live-online-now-video {max-width: 770px; clear: both;} .live-online-now-text {margin-top: 16px; clear: both; float: left;} .streaming-event .live-online-now-video, .streaming-event .live-online-now-text {display: none;} p#event-register-button {float: left; margin-right: 16px;} Cato events on Capitol Hill are free of charge. To register to attend this event, click the button below and then submit the secure web form by 12:00PM EDT on Monday, June 17, 2019. If you have any questions pertaining to registration, you may e-mail events@cato.org. (Luncheon to follow) Attend in Person Live Webcast If you can't make it to the event, you can watch it live online at www.cato.org/live and join the conversation on Twitter using #CatoHillEvents. Follow @CatoEvents on Twitter to get future event updates, live streams, and videos from the Cato Institute. - https://www.cato.org/events/legal-immigration-problems-solutions 2045 Rayburn House Office Building
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Featuring Alex Nowrasteh, Director of Immigration Studies, Cato Institute; David Bier, Immigration Policy Analyst, Cato Institute; moderated by Jeff Vanderslice, Director of Government and External Affairs, Cato Institute.

Congress reformed America’s legal immigration system nearly three decades ago. Since that time, the system’s outdated and arbitrary immigration quotas have doubled wait times for green cards for legal immigrants. At the border, a new challenge has emerged in the form of illegal immigration and asylum seekers from Central America. Wide bipartisan agreement exists that both temporary and permanent immigration policies need to be reformed, yet Congress and the administration have failed to settle on the best approach. As the debate continues in Congress, join us as our speakers explain the problems with and solutions for America’s legal immigration system.

Join us on Tuesday, June 18, to hear from Alex Nowrasteh and David Bier of the Cato Institute.

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