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Friday, April 12, 2019

6:00 – 9:00 PM

Welcome reception at Mercado 369

Saturday, April 13, 2019

8:00 – 9:00 AM

Conference Registration

9:00 – 10:00 AM

Welcome address and introduction of plenary session and moderators for each session on policy issues / topics

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Breakout groups on immigration policy issues 1, 2, 3. Seek consensus where possible and make recommendations. Moderated discussions.

  • Workshop 1 DACA: Reframing the Dreamer narrative and taking control of the issues.

  • Workshop 2 Asylum: Easing the humanitarian crisis at the border.

  • Workshop 3 The Wall: Is the wall just a symbol or barrier to actual legislation?

12:00 – 12:15 PM

Break (Snacks Served)

12:15 – 1:30 PM

Working Lunch. 15 minute presentation on LULAC Immigration Council. 20 minute presentation from policy expect / elected official state of immigration reform legislation and key challenges. 40 minute moderated conversation with Dreamers.

1:30 – 3:00 PM

Breakout groups on follow-up action items. Develop plans for moving forward on policy recommendations and action plan to engage Congress and the President.

  • Workshop 4 Policy Recommendations

  • Workshop 5 Engaging Congress and the President

3:00 – 4:00 PM

Plenary Session to consider reports from the breakout sessions on Immigration policy and follow-up action items. Report on the results of working groups that have convened.

4:00 PM

Conference Adjourns for the Day