National Immigration Forum

Practical Solutions for Immigrants and America

The National Immigration Forum, the leading non-governmental agency advocating for the value of immigrants and immigration to the United States, holds an annual fundraiser along with its sister organization, the National Immigration Forum Action Fund. The Keepers of the American Dream Awards event recognizes and celebrates distinguished individuals, foundations and corporations that have demonstrated real leadership on behalf of immigrants. The people and organizations that the Forum honors advocate daily for the value of immigrants and immigration in our society.

Event participants include members of Congress, the diplomatic community and the Administration, corporate and philanthropic leaders and the community-at-large that works to support immigration reform.

This year's honorees are:

Cesar Alvarez José Andrés Vista Hermosa Foundation Mary Kay Henry
  • Cesar Alvarez, Executive Chairman, Greenberg Traurig, to receive the Heroes of the American Dream Award
  • José Andrés, Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur, to receive the Heroes of the American Dream Award
  • Ralph and Cheryl Broetje, Co-founders of Vista Hermosa Foundation, to receive the Heroes of the American Dream Award
  • Mary Kay Henry, President, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), receiving on behalf of SEIU's leaders & members, Heroes of the American Dream Award

Our 31st anniversary celebration was held on Wednesday, October 30th, at the Newseum’s Knight Conference Center in Washington, D.C.

 

 

Thank you to our 2013 sponsors

Emma Lazarus Circle

 

                                
            

 


 

Keepers of the American Dream

 

  
     Laura Foote Reiff

 


 

Liberty Circle

 

The Marek Family

Marriott International

US Conference of Catholic Bishops

 


 

Beacon Donor

 

Midwest Groundcovers

Midwest Trading & Horticultural

Ball Horticultural

 


 

Forum Leader

 

Catholic Legal Immigration Network  Center for Community Change
CHIRLA  Diocese of Sacramento
H-E-B  Angelica Salas
Nan & Richard Walden  Felicia Wong
Zachry Holdings  Archdiocese of Miami
Crossroads Campaign Solutions