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Texas Convention for Immigrant Integration

“A Call for Reform”

February 20th, 2009

Austin, Texas

Tentative Agenda

12 Noon               Registration

1:00 p.m.             Welcome to the Texas Convention

1:10 p.m.             Invocation

1:15 p.m. Family Reunification

It is about Families, It is about Texas

Testimonies of Texas immigrant families; their successes as well as the impact of immigration policies on their lives.

1:30 p.m. Civil Right, Human Rights, Values

The Road of Faith, the Welcoming of Immigrants

Testimonies off faith-based institutions.

1:50 p.m. Pathway for Citizenship

The Organized Voice in Texas.

Testimonies of RITA members and other organizations in Texas calling for immigration reform.

2:20 p.m. Future Flows

PANEL: Immigrants and Economic Recovery

Testimonies of business owners and union members in Texas about the contributions of immigrants to the Texas economy and to the national economy, and about the economic benefits of immigration reform.

2:50 p.m. Accountable Border Enforcement

SPEAKER: Border Security and Immigration Reform.

3:00 p.m. Community Security

We are Part of the Solution: Community Security, National Security and Immigration Reform.

Testimonies of law enforcement officials.

3:25 p.m. Immigrant Integration

Our Country, Our Future: Access to Education to Immigrant Students.

Testimonies from students and professors about the impact of immigrations laws on education.

3:55 p.m. Texas and Immigration Reform

Elected Officials for Immigration Reform

4:30 p.m.             Key Note Speaker

5:00 p.m.             Closing

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