With the House having approved the Dream and Promise Act of 2021, the American Business Immigration Coalition — Intermountain Chapter, will host an immigration summit this Friday, March 19 at 11:30 MST / 2:30 EST featuring bipartisan elected officials, business leaders, CEOs, and university presidents at the Intermountain Rising: Unlocking Our Regions Economic Potential Through Bipartisan
The Intermountain region of the United States — which includes Arizona, Utah, Nevada, and Colorado — is home to about 2.5 million immigrants who pay $18 billion in federal and state taxes each year. Together, their economic impact in the region is close to $80 billion per year. A path to legal status and citizenship for Dreamers, Agricultural workers and essential workers is supported by over 70% of American voters. Commonsense immigration
The summit will feature Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT); Arizona Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ); U.S. Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO), Colorado Gov. Jared Polis; U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ); U.S. Senator Mark Kelly (D-AZ); Bob Worsley, Former AZ State Senator and Skymall founder; Sol Trujillo, founder of Latino Donor Collaborative; Mike Kaplan, Aspen Snowmass CEO; Bill Kunkler, CC Industries Executive Vice President; Phil Francis, emeritus CEO of Petsmart; Garrick Taylor, CEO of AZ Chamber of Commerce; Neil Guiliano, CEO of Greater Phoenix Leadership; Arizona State University President Michael Crow; Nevada System of Higher Education Chancellor Melody Rose; Colorado State University President Joyce McConnell; Reyna Montoya, founder and CEO of ALIENTO; Rev. Katie Sexton, Executive Director of Arizona Faith Network; Rabbi John Linder, Temple Solel; Wilford Andersen, emeritus general authority of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; along with Essential Workers and Dreamers.
WHAT: Intermountain Rising: Unlocking Our Regions Economic Potential Through Bipartisan
WHEN: Friday, March 19 at 11:30 AM MST / 2:30 EST
Co-sponsors: Aspen Snowmass, Arizona Chamber of Commerce, Greater Phoenix Leadership, The Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education & Immigration, UnidosUS, Aliento, Jewish Community Relations Council, Valley Interfaith Project, Local First Arizona, Arizona Faith Network, Chicanos por la Causa, US Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The American Business Immigration Coalition
A chapter of the American Business Immigration Coalition