Law Enforcement, Community Leaders to be Honored for Valuing Immigrants

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Tonight the National Immigration Forum will present awards to three individuals and an organization for the ways they promote and advocate for the value of immigrants and immigration to our nation.

This year’s Keepers of the American Dream awards will be presented to the following honorees:

  • Sister Norma Pimentel, Executive Director, Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley
  • Chief Mark Prosser,  Public Safety Director & Chief of Police, Storm Lake, Iowa
  • Pati Jinich, Chef & TV Host, PBS’s “Pati’s Mexican Table”
  • Lyft, accepted by Lauren Belive, Director of Federal Relations

The event will also feature Common Ground: Immigration, an interactive exhibit in partnership with Stand Together, the Americans for Prosperity Foundation and The LIBRE Institute.

“This year’s honorees have advocated for immigrants in diverse ways, but what they all share is a clear commitment to creating a more welcoming, prosperous America,” said Ali Noorani, Executive Director of the National Immigration Forum. “We’re extremely proud to celebrate these four honorees for their work, whether through national dialogues or local leadership, to ensure immigrants have the opportunity to thrive.”

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