First 100 Days: Biden's Immigration Agenda


Thursday, March 11, 2021, 7:00pm to 8:00pm


Virtual Event

Co-sponsored by the US Latinx Caucus, an HKS Student Organization and the IOP Citizen Tutoring (Cit-Tut) Program

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As the Biden Administration continues to roll out its ambitious immigration agenda, including the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021, Paola Ramos will moderate a panel conversation to get an inside look at the Administration's first 100 days in office, the fate of immigration reform and its implications for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S. See below for more about each panelist.

Paola Ramos, Correspondent, VICE and VICE News; Contributor, Telemundo News and MSNBC; Hauser Leader, Center for Public Leadership

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20)
Emmy Ruiz, White House Director for Political Strategy and Outreach
U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA-38)
Astrid Silva, Executive Director, Dream Big Nevada

Paola Ramos is an author, Emmy-award winning journalist and Latinx advocate. She is a host for VICE and VICE News, as well as a contributor for MSNBC and Telemundo News. Ramos uses these multi-media platforms --in both English and Spanish--to uplift the voices of marginalized communities, break down stereotypes and mobilize people towards civic engagement. Click here to learn more about Paola.

U.S. Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-TX-20) was elected in 2012 to represent Texas' 20th Congressional District, which covers a large portion of San Antonio and Bexar County. Now in his fourth term, Rep. Castro serves on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, the House Foreign Affairs Committee, and the House Education and Labor Committee. Click here to learn more about Rep. Castro.

Emmy Ruiz currently serves as White House Director of Political Strategy & Outreach for the Biden-Harris administration. She is a former campaign aide to Vice President-Elect Kamala D. Harris, Secretary Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, and Democratic Chairman Tom Perez. She is a co-founder and partner of NEWCO Strategies, a minority-majority political firm. Click here to see Emmy's latest.

U.S. Rep. Linda Sánchez (D-CA-38) was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2002, the first Latina to serve on the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Judiciary Committee. She is the House sponsor of the U.S. Citizenship Act of 2021Click here to learn more about Rep. Sánchez.

Astrid Silva is the executive director of Dream Big Nevada, an organization inspired by DREAM Big Vegas. She raises her voice and empowers others so that together they can achieve their goal – keeping families, like hers, together. Astrid was named a rising Civil Rights leader by the Los Angeles Times and delivered the first Spanish language Democratic response to President Trump’s first speech to Congress in 2017. Click here to learn more about Astrid.

See also: Hauser Leaders