Social and Economic Impact to Cities of Heightened Immigration Enforcement

8:45 am - 10:15 am
March 13, 2018
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From Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to Sanctuary Cities and increased immigration raids, learn how local businesses, law enforcement and communities are navigating the uncertain immigration landscape. Gain a better understanding of the workforce, public safety and general economic impacts of immigration reform under the current Administration and discuss strategies local leaders are undertaking to make their cities more welcoming.

NLC Policy Position
National Municipal Policy 2018 | Page: 144


  • Lisa Soronen Executive Director - State and Local Legal Center


  • Fabian Bedne Council Member - City of Nashville, Tennessee
  • Steve Patterson Mayor - City of Athens, Ohio
  • Joe Buscaino National League of Cities Second Vice President - Councilman, Los Angeles, California
  • James Tobin Executive Vice President & Chief Lobbyist - National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

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