Out of the Shadows: Immigrant Women and Comprehensive Immigration Reform

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04/16/2010

Too often, discussions about Comprehensive Immigration Reform fail to acknowledge the important economic contributions of the more than 18.9 million foreign-born women currently residing and working in the United States. 

Just as their contributions are often invisible, so too is the more unsettling side of immigrant women's experience in America. Immigrant women are among the most at risk of poverty, employer exploitation, sexual abuse and family violence.
 
Time: 9:30-11:00am
 
Location: 121 Cannon House Office Building, Washington, D.C.
 
Contact: Pari Farmani
 
For more on strategies for immigrant women and Comprehensive Immigration Reform see  Immigrant Women in A Broken Immigration System: An Agenda for Change.