10:00—11:00 AM

Twitter chat: Immigration Reform and Foreign Workers

Michael Clemens
Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

Madeleine Sumption
Senior Policy Analyst, Migration Policy Institute

How will immigration reform affect migration and development? How does migration affect national economies? On Thursday, April 25 at 10 a.m. EDT, CGD will host a Twitter chat on immigration featuring senior fellow Michael Clemens and Madeleine Sumption of the Migration Policy Institute.

Use and follow: #immigrationchat

Fielding questions and comments:

Michael Clemens (@m_clem) is an economist and leads the Migration and Development Initiative at the Center for Global Development. He recently released a brief about the economic impact of low-skilled temporary visas on the American economy. He’s also been quoted the Washington Post, Slate, and the Economist recently about visas and immigration.

Madeleine Sumption (@M_Sumption) is senior policy analyst and assistant director of research at the Migration Policy Institute. Her work focuses on labor migration and the role of immigrations in the labor market; she’s recently published work on legal immigration policies for low skilled labor, the economic value of citizenship for immigrants, and policy recommendations for employment-based immigration.

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