PATT MORRISON SCHEDULE
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:00
Say Hello to Modern
Indian businessman Nandan Nilekani once commented to Thomas Friedman, “Tom, the playing field is being leveled” – a remark that inspired Friedman to write The World is Flat, a big-think book about off shoring and globalization that sold millions. Now, Nilekani has a book of his own, a definitive look at modern
Nandan Nilekani, author of Modern India, co-chairman and co-founder of Infosys Technologies, one of the world’s largest IT service companies.
2:00 – 2:40
Worksite Immigration Raids Change Focus from Factory Floor to the Boardroom
It’s been one of the most contentious parts of the federal government’s recent immigration policy: worksite raids targeting illegal immigrant employees, often resulting in dozens of detentions and enmity in the targeted immigrant communities. A byproduct of the Bush Administration’s failure to secure broad immigration reform, the raids were deemed both inhumane by immigrant activists and necessary law enforcement by opponents of illegal immigration. Now the Department of Homeland Security is about to announce a change in policy that will shift the focus of these raids from the employees to the employers that hire illegal immigrants. Will the changes placate both sides of the debate?
Rep. Nydia Velazquez, D-NY (12th District,
SHE CALL US: TBD
Mark Krikorian, executive director of the Center for Immigration Studies
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2:40 – 3:00