President Obama’s National Address and Dialogue on Comprehensive Immigration Reform

CCIS Research Associate Tom Wong  attended President Obama’s address on immigration reform in Las Vegas, NV January 29, 2013.  The audience was comprised of the President’s key advisors on immigration policy, as well as several national and regional civil rights and immigrant-serving organizations that have played key roles in moving the immigration reform debate forward. Wong, in line with his current research on the determinants of immigration policy in the U.S., is advising several of these organizations on the political prospects for comprehensive immigration reform in 2013.  After the address, the White House released more details of the President’s proposal to attendees, which can be found here.