Expanding The Workforce Of The Midwest Through Common Sense Immigration Solutions

On Wednesday, July 28, the Presidents’ Alliance co-sponsored an event, hosted by the American Business Immigration Coalition (ABIC), called “Expanding the Workforce of the Midwest Through Common Sense Immigration Solutions.” America’s Midwest, which includes Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Michigan, heavily relies on immigrant workers to power key industries including agriculture, hospitality, restaurant, and healthcare industries. With historic workforce shortages affecting the nation — hitting the Midwest particularly hard — speakers discussed the urgency of immigration reform to strengthen our workforce, keep families together and help us rebuild and recover from the pandemic. Presidents’ Alliance Steering Committee member Dr. Jane Fernandes gave remarks at the event.

Watch the full recording here or see Dr. Fernandes’s remarks below.