WASHINGTON, March 8, 2019 – The American Bar Association Commission on Immigration will release on March 20 its first comprehensive critique of America’s immigration system in a decade, including scores of recommendations on how to fix it.
The release event, including six expert speakers, will be at 2 p.m. at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Reporters are invited to attend.
“Our nation’s immigration system is broken,” ABA President Bob Carlson said. “Tinkering around the edges will not fix it. We need comprehensive reform in every aspect of the system — on the border, in the courts and in the federal agencies that administer immigration policies.”
The report will recommend reforms to promote independence, fairness, efficiency and professionalism in the immigration system. Written by commission members and the law firm of Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP, the report will be a comprehensive update of a 2010 report from the commission.
Major new report on overhauling
America’s immigration system
Wednesday, March 20, at 2 p.m.
The National Press Club
529 14th St. NW, 13th floor
Washington, D.C. 20045
For press credentials to attend the event, contact Marc Davis at [email protected] or (202) 662-1773.
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