WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, October 4, 2011, Progressives for Immigration Reform will host a national conference discussing U.S. immigration policy, conservation, and the environment.
The conference will feature dialogue on topical subjects including the Barbara Jordan report, U.S. immigration policy, and its impact on population size, the environment, and U.S. labor. Six panelists will lead this year's discussion; including, Member of Wills Kelvin Thompson, of the Federal Parliament of Australia.
The conference will feature U.S. labor market experts who will discuss current unemployment trends, immigration's impact on U.S. job availability, and the correlation between legal and illegal populations within the workforce and American unemployment. This year's conference will also provide an in depth look at U.S. immigration policy and its economic and environmental impacts on society.
"Last year's conference focused on immigration as a primary driver of U.S. growth and the efforts that must be undertaken to reduce population levels and U.S. consumption," said Leah Durant, Executive Director of Progressives for Immigration Reform. "This year's conference will stimulate further dialogue by addressing data and statistics to lay the groundwork for true immigration reform."
The National Conference on Immigration, Conservation, and the Environment is being held at The Kaiser Family Foundation, Barbara Jordan Center, located at 1330 G Street, NW, on Oct. 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Admission is free. Guests and media can RSVP at [email protected]. More event information can be found by visiting: www.pfirdc.org.
Progressives for Immigration Reform is a non-profit organization seeking to educate the public on the unintended consequences of large-scale immigration through research, advocacy, and engagement. PFIR favors immigration policies that consider the effects of immigration on the environment, population size and growth, and the working conditions of both immigrants and native-born workers.
SOURCE Progressives for Immigration Reform