"Hispanics and Immigrants in the Economic Boom and Bust, 2000-2010"
The economic fortunes of Hispanic and immigrant workers in the past decade were closely tied to the boom and bust in the housing market. Historic lows in unemployment rates were followed by sharp reversals in the Great Recession. Despite strong economic headwinds in recent years, immigration continues to be one of the key drivers of growth in the U.S. population and labor force.
Note: Registration is open through Wednesday, 6-1-11. Anyone desiring to attend after this date will just walk in at the door, but cannot be guaranteed the lunch will be available. (Please wait to check in until all prepaid or reserved people have checked in for seating)