Comprehensive immigration reform and how it will affect families and workers
This presentation will provide an overview of how CIR will impact immigrant communities, specifically AAPIs. Participants will also learn about the ways in which the legislation will both lift up and present ongoing or new challenges for immigrant communities.
Learning Areas:Diversity and culture
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy
Discuss the current immigration system and how the proposed comprehensive immigration bill will affect immigrants and their families.
Keyword(s): Immigration, Asian and Pacific Islander
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the president and executive director of the Asian American Justice Center (AAJC), a member of the Asian American Center for Advancing Justice. I lead the AAJC's efforts to promote civic engagement, forge strong and safe communities, create an inclusive society and empower Asian Americans and other underserved communities. Prior to this post, I served as the vice president for strategic impact initiatives at the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.