The Impact of U.S. Immigration and Visa Policies on U.S. Competitiveness

Date & Time

Friday, October 11, 2013
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM EDT


The Global Innovation Forum of the National Foreign Trade Council sponsored a panel discussion in partnership with the University of California, Davis Law School and the California International Law Center to discuss the role of immigration on U.S. competitiveness. This panel discussion was held as a part of the greater conference “Immigration Reform: What’s Next?”

12:45 p.m.

UC Davis School of Law

Featuring Vivek Wadhwa, tech entrepreneur and author of “The Immigrant Exodus: Why America Is Losing the Global Race to Capture Entrepreneurial Talent”

In conversation with Hanna Siegel, Strategy & Communications Consultant, The Partnership for a New American Economy

Introduction by Jake Colvin, Vice President for Global Trade Issues, NFTC