FWD.us and New American Economy Host #iCodeImmigration in Chicago

Leading Entrepreneurs, Investors, Technologists, and Policy Experts Will Discuss the Critical Need for Immigration Reform in Chicago and Across the Country

Chicago, IL – FWD.us will join with New American Economy (NAE) to host an #iCodeImmigration event in Chicago, IL on Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at 7:00 PM (CT). Leading entrepreneurs, investors, technologists, and policy experts will discuss why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up community in Chicago and across the country. Through the #iCodeImmigration campaign, stopping in multiple cities across the U.S., entrepreneurs will share why immigration reform is critical to the tech and start-up communities, and urge Congress to accelerate immigration reform this year.

#iCodeImmigration is part of the #iAmImmigration campaign to engage sectors across the economy and push for reform this year.  Learn more at http://icodeimmigration.org.

WHAT: #iCodeImmigration in Chicago

WHO:

  • Adolfo Hernandez, Deputy Director of Mayor’s Office of Public Engagement
  • Maggie Sheely, Manager of Congressional & Public Affairs of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce – Great Lakes Region
  • Todd O’Hara, Founder of Toodalu
  • Stan Bokov, COO of TradingView
  • Troy Henikoff, Managing Director of Techstars Chicago (Moderator)

WHEN:

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
7:00 PM (CT)

WHERE:

Techstars
1871 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza
12th Floor
Chicago, IL 60654

About NAE

New American Economy is a bipartisan research and advocacy organization fighting for smart federal, state, and local immigration policies that help grow our economy and create jobs for all Americans. More…