Join the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as they welcome Senator Dick Durbin on Monday July 8th for presentation on the immigration reform process.
The debate over US immigration reform is reaching a critical moment. As The Chicago Council’s recent task force report on immigration showed, immigration reform is crucial to the future economic competitiveness of our region. Please join US Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL), author of the original DREAM Act and member of the Senate’s “Gang of Eight,” as he provides an update on negotiations in Washington and the possibilities for US immigration policy reform.
Senator Dick Durbin is the 47th US senator from the state of Illinois, the state’s senior senator, and the convener of Illinois’ bipartisan congressional delegation. Durbin also serves as the assistant majority leader in the US Senate. Senator Durbin has been elected to this leadership post by his Democratic colleagues every two years since 2006. In 2004, he was elected as assistant minority leader. Durbin was elected to the US Senate on November 5, 1996, and reelected in 2002 and 2008. He sits on the Senate Judiciary, Appropriations, Foreign Relations, and Rules Committees. He is the chairman of the Judiciary Committee’s
Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights, and the Appropriations Committee’s Defense Subcommittee.
|Presentation and Discussion||10:00 a.m.|
Members $10; Nonmembers $20