Entrepreneurs, investors, medical professionals, engineers, permanent residents, productive seasonal and year-round employees…these are just a few of the many faces of Virginia’s immigrant population. Many are your friends, neighbors and co-workers. They go to your church. You see them in schools and in your civic clubs. Immigrants are a vibrant part of Virginia’s economic landscape but often suffer from common public misconceptions.
Discover how Virginia benefits from these hard working people. Learn the facts. Hear their stories.
Come join us for refreshments and meet Jon Baselice, Director, Immigration Policy with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in DC who will talk about the current levels of immigration and how it might impact the future of the Commonwealth. You may be surprised at his findings. You’ll also hear stories from people who live and work in our community, but were born in another country. Question and answer period to follow.
When: April 28, 2015
Time: 7 – 9 pm
Where: Lord Fairfax Community College
6480 College Street
Warrenton, VA 20187
For more information go to our flyer of the event.
Sponsors: Lord Fairfax Community College, Virginia Interfaith Center for Public Policy, Fauquier Chamber of Commerce, Greater Warrenton Chamber of Commerce, BB&T Bank & Blue Ridge Immigration Law Center.
“Polls show most Americans believe we need a major overhaul of our immigration laws. Yet we do nothing. Businesses are raided, workers deported, families separated, communities divided, some businesses are forced to close their doors … this is the cost of doing nothing.”
To read Ms. Donusia Lipinski’s full article published in the Fauquier Times go to: