This week on the Hill: Immigration and Small Business Hearings

February 12, 2013

pic-congress-hearingOn Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. EST, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing before the full committee entitled “Comprehensive Immigration Reform.” The hearing will be held in Room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building and the following witnesses are scheduled to testify:

Panel 1:
The Honorable Janet Napolitano, Secretary
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Panel 2:
Jose Antonio Vargas, Founder
Define American

Jessica Vaughn, Director of Policy Studies
Center for Immigration Studies

Steve Case, Chairman and CEO

Chris Crane, President
National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council 118
American Federation of Government Employees

Janet Murguia, President and CEO
National Council of La Raza

Also on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, the House Small Business Committee will hold a hearing before the full committee at 1:00PM EST in Room 2360 Rayburn House Office Building entitled “State of the Small Business Economy,” which will address small business economic concerns with a particular focus on access to capital. Testifying before the committee will be:

Randall Kroszner, Ph. D., Norman R. Bobins Professor of Economics
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Ms. Maria C. Coyne, Executive Vice President
Key Bank (testifying on behalf of the Financial Services Roundtable and Consumer Bankers Association)

Mr. Sean Falk, Owner/President
WolFTeaM, LLC and Nachogang, LLC (testifying on behalf of the International Franchise Association)

Margot Dorfman, CEO
U.S. Women’s Chamber of Commerce