Several groups to discuss impact of immigration reform on economy

Border Patrol - FILE (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Border Patrol - FILE (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — From Washington to Texas immigration reform has been a big topic.  Friday morning several groups in Austin will host a forum talking about immigration reform and how it effects the economy.

FWD.Us, which is an advocacy organization created by tech leaders to push a bipartisan policy agenda , the Texas Association of Business and the Texas Restaurant Association are putting on the forum at Facebook at 300 West 6th St at 10:30 a.m.

SPEAKERS

  • Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business
  • Richie Jackson, CEO, Texas Restaurant Association
  • Tim Moore, Sr. Pastor, Walk Worthy Baptist Church
  • John D. Holmes, Vice President, Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.
  • Scott Braddock, Quorum Report; moderator

 

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