Date: Jul 08, 2014
Category:
A coalition of leading business, manufacturing, and agriculture groups -- including Western Growers, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Partnership for a New American Economy, Business Roundtable, the American Farm Bureau Federation, AmericanHort, and the National Association of Manufacturers -- will launch a Day of Action for immigration reform with a national press conference in Washington, D.C., and events in more than 60 congressional districts across 25 states calling on Congress and the Administration to work together to enact immigration reform.
 
WHAT
National Press Conference, Day of Action for Immigration Reform
 
WHO:         
Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Jay Timmons, President and CEO, National Association of Manufacturers
John Engler, President, Business Roundtable, and former Governor of Michigan
Tom Nassif, President and CEO, Western Growers
John Stineman, Partnership for a New American Economy
 
WHEN:
Wednesday, July 9, 2014
1:30 p.m. EDT
 
WHERE:   
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

RSVP:        
Credentialed members of the media are invited to attend. To register: press@uschamber.com or
call 202-463-5682.

Twitter: #ActOnImmigration
 
About Western Growers:
Since 1926, we have represented local and regional family farmers growing fresh produce in Arizona and California. Our members provide half the nation’s fresh fruits and vegetables including a third of America’s fresh organic produce. Some also farm throughout the U.S. and in other countries so people have year-round access to nutritious food. For generations we have provided variety and healthy choices as the first line of defense against obesity and disease. We grow the best medicine in the world.™
 
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