Immigration reform continues to be a hotly debated topic at both the federal and state levels, with Congress discussing a variety of proposals across the political spectrum and Gov. Rick Snyder announcing during his 2014 State of the State address that he wants to open a “Michigan Office for New Americans” to attract more immigrants to the Great Lake State.

This Issues and Ideas Forum will look at the question from a free-market perspective. Our speakers will be Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration policy analyst at the Cato Institute; Bing Goei, a Grand Rapids businessman appointed by Gov. Rick Snyder to head the Michigan Office for New Americans; and Helen Krieble, founder and president of The Vernon K. Krieble Foundation and creator of the “Red Card Solution,” a plan that could curb illegal immigration by offering non-citizen work permits that do not lead to citizenship.

Lunch is free and is included with reservations

WHEN:  Tues. March 18 at noon —  registration begins at 11:30 a.m.
WHERE:  Radisson Hotel Lansing 
Room: Capitol II
111 N. Grand Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact Event Manager Kimberley Fischer-Kinne at 989-698-1905 or by .

Registration is closed.

Registration deadline is Thursday, March 13th at 5:00 p.m.

Please note: We are unable to guarantee lunch for any guest if the registration is received after the deadline.

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