Leading the Way: An American Approach to Immigration

November 15, 2018 7:30 am | Washington, DC
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Building off the success of our “Living Room Conversation” series and “Out of Many, One” reportLeading the Way: An American Approach to Immigration brings together moderate and conservative faith, law enforcement and business leaders in Washington, DC to discuss the future of immigration.

This annual invitation-only gathering comprises three distinct, yet complementary events: a morning convening of talks and plenaries; an afternoon of meetings with congressional offices; and an evening reception featuring the Keepers of the American Dream awards.

Advancing Dialogue

Convening, 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

FHI 360 Conference Center
1825 Connecticut Ave NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

How do we create an immigration system that both protects our families and benefits our economy? How can we ensure that America and American workers continue to benefit from immigration, and that immigrants themselves become fully integrated into our society? To answer these questions and more, we have invited a diverse group of leaders to participate in a series of thought-provoking keynotes and plenaries.

Speakers & Program

Leading the Way Blog

2017 Highlights

Driving Change

Meetings with Congressional Offices, 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill

Following the convening, pre-registered participants will meet with congressional offices on Capitol Hill to discuss immigration-related topics. All meeting participants are required to participate in a preparatory information session held via webinar in the days preceding and a post-meeting session to be scheduled. If needed, the Forum can provide assistance setting up meetings. As the deadline to register for meetings with congressional offices has now passed, we cannot guarantee meetings for new registrants.

Celebrating Leaders

Reception, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

101 Constitution Avenue Roof Terrace
101 Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

The day concludes with an evening reception and the presentation of the Keepers of the American Dream awards.

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Registration is only open to those that have received an invitation from the Forum.

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The Forum has reserved a room block at a Washington, DC hotel. More information will be provided upon registration.

Contact Us

For questions and concerns, contact Rachel Sprouse at rsprouse@immigrationforum.org.


Leading the Way: An American Approach to Immigration is made possible by the generous support of our sponsors. For more information on sponsorship, download our sponsorship packet below, watch our video or contact Samaia Muhammad at smuhammad@immigrationforum.org.

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