Members of BPC’s Immigration Task Force and Housing Commission Participate in Moderated Discussion, Take Audience Questions and Delve Deeper Into This Issue

Members of BPC’s Immigration Task Force and Housing Commission Participate in Moderated Discussion, Take Audience Questions and Delve Deeper Into This Issue

WASHINGTON, D.C. – November 19, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) recently released a macroeconomic study of immigration reform that showed immigration reform would produce powerful benefits to the U.S. economy. Notably, the study showed that immigration reform would jump-start the housing market by increasing spending on residential construction by an average of $68 billion annually over a 20-year period.

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Join members of BPC’s Immigration Task Force and Housing Commission as they provide unique insights into the intersection of immigration reform and a potential housing recovery. The panelists will take questions from the audience, as well as from Twitter. To engage on Twitter, Tweet us @BPC_Bipartisan or with #BPChousing.

Register online to attend here.


WHO:

Opening remarks:

Pamela Hughes Patenaude
Director of Housing Policy, BPC
Panel discussion featuring:

Secretary Henry Cisneros
Co-chair, BPC Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force
Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Former Mayor of San Antonio

Senator Mel Martinez
Co-chair, BPC Housing Commission
Former U.S. Senator (R-FL)
Former Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Ed Brady
Member, BPC Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force
President, Brady Homes Illinois
2013 Third Vice Chairman, National Association of Home Builders

Moderated by:

Rebecca Tallent
Director of Immigration Policy, BPC

WHAT:

Will Immigration Reform Transform the Housing Market?

WHEN:

Tuesday, December 10, 2013
9:30AM ET – 10:30AM ET
Light breakfast is served starting at 9:00AM ET.

WHERE:

Bipartisan Policy Center
1225 Eye Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005

Contact:

Rosemarie Calabro Tully
(202) 641-6209 | @RCalabroTully

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