Capitol Hill Briefing

Legal Immigration: Problems and Solutions

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Date and Time
June 18, 2019 12 - 1 PM EDT
2045 Rayburn House Office Building
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 Since that time, the system’s outdated and arbitrary immigration quotas have doubled wait times for green cards for legal immigrants.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.