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Immigration Reform: The Economic Question

Friday June 2005

Speakers: Daniel Griswold, Director, Center for Trade Policy Studies, CATO Institute; Steve Moore, Editorial Board Member and Senior Economics Writer, The Wall Street Journal
Moderator: Tamar Jacoby, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute

As part of an ongoing series highlighting the growing consensus among pro-immigration conservatives, this forum will focus on immigrant labor’s contribution to economic growth in the United States. The presenters will address the need for immigration reform and the various reform proposals taking shape on Capitol Hill and in the White House.

Steve Moore is a Member of The Wall Street Journal’s Editorial Board and Senior Economics Writer.

Daniel Griswold is director of the Cato Institute’s Center for Trade Policy Studies and a well-known expert on trade and immigration issues.

Tamar Jacoby, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute who writes extensively on immigration, plays a leading role in organizing the center-right in favor of immigration reform.