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Thursday, Oct 4 - 21st Century Border Initiative Policy Director to Speak at LULAC Immigration Summit

Tomorrow, Kristian Ramos, the Director of the 21st Century Border Initiative, will be speaking at the National LULAC Immigration Summit in the Dirksen Senate Office Building in Room 106 at 11:00 a.m.

The LULAC Immigration Summit will offer insight into the Administration’s advancements in immigration reform and engage in dialogue with other immigration advocates, policy makers, community activists, and LULAC members.

The summit aspires to develop an action plan for comprehensive immigration reform by fostering progressive dialogues among policy makers, community leaders, immigration advocates, LULAC members, and legal minds alike.

Elmy Bermejo, Deputy Director of Intergovernmental Affairs
Making the Economic Case Dirksen Senate Office Building in Room 106 at 11:00 a.m.

•    Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) (tentative)
•    Jeremy Robbins, Partnership for a New American Economy
•    Kristian Ramos, NDN & New Policy Institute

For background information on NDN's work in this space please make sure to check out NPI Fellow Rob Shapiro's outstanding report The Impact of Immigration and Immigration Reform on the Wages of American Workers.

This report presents an accurate portrait of our immigrant population, dispels misconceptions about undocumented immigrants, and reviews the evidence and analysis regarding the wage and other economic effects of both immigration and reforms to provide undocumented immigrants a path to legal status.

Video, 10/2: Simon Gives Preview Of The Presidential Debates On Al Jazeera

Yesterday, Simon appeared on Al Jazeera English to give a preview of tonight's presidential debate and to discuss the 2012 elections.

Video, 10/02: On Fox, Simon Refutes False Claims About Health Care Reform

Today, Simon appeared on "America Live with Megyn Kelly" to defend health care reform and refute myths surrounding it. 


Simon Appears in Jon Stewart video: "Chaos on Bulls**t Mountain"

Simon made a cameo in last week's Jon Stewart video: "Chaos on Bulls**t Mountain." Please watch the video below.

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Chaos on Bulls**t Mountain
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Video, 09/27: Simon Defends Susan Rice, Administration's MENA Strategy on Fox Today in Contentious Debate

Today, Simon appeared on "America Live with Megyn Kelly" opposite Marc Thiessen to discuss foreign policy and defend the Obama Administration's position in the MENA region. Please find both segments of his appearance below.



Video, 9/26: Simon On Fox Discussing White Men and 2012 Elections

Today, Simon appeared on "Happening Now with Jon Scott & Jenna Lee" to discuss President Obama and Mitt Romney's efforts in Ohio and the white male vote. 

Video, 9/18: Simon on Fox Discussing Mitt Romney's 47% Analysis

Today, Simon appeared on "Happening Now with Jon Scott & Jenna Lee" to discuss Mitt Romney's comment about the "47%", saying, "unfortunately for the Republicans, Mitt Romney has looked a little bit more like Mr. Magoo recently than he has a serious presidential candidate."


This morning, Simon released this statement on Mitt Romney's 47% analysis.

Additionally, please find Simon's recent piece for the Huffington Post, "Why Romney and Ryan's Lies Matter," here.

Videos: Simon Live from the Democratic National Convention

Simon appeared on TV during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC to discuss the 2012 election. Please find videos below.




Video, 9/13: Simon on Fox Discussing Libya, Romney

On September 13, 2012, Simon Rosenberg appeared on "Happening Now with Jon Scott and Jenna Lee" opposite Rich Lowry to discuss Libya and Mitt Romney.



Video, 9/12: Simon Rosenberg on Fox Discussing Libya, President Obama's Foreign Policy

Simon appeared on "America Live with Megyn Kelly" today to discuss the situation in Libya and the successes of the current Administration's foreign policy.


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