National Association for Business Economics
30th NABE Economic Policy Conference
Economic Policy: Immediate Needs, Enduring Challenges
February 24-25, 2014
Immigration Reform: Shaping the Future
Finding a way to deal with the large number of undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States, as well as the need to overcome labor constraints in the market, represents an immediate need and an enduring challenge that will most-certainly shape our future. This session will provide an overview of impacts of immigration reform on the economic and fiscal health of the United States. Panelists will discuss the potential effects on states, businesses, the existing labor force, and the Federal budget. The panel will also provide an overview of the prospects for comprehensive immigration reform.
Possible Speakers Confirmed Available and Willing
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* Dr. Treyz recently led a study, “Key Components of Immigration Reform,” that examined the state-by-state impacts of establishing a pathway to legal status, expanding high-skilled visas, and reforming lesser-skilled visas. This study has been widely cited in media reports and by policy leaders.