AICP Symposium

People and Places

October 29, 2013
National Building Museum
Washington, D.C.

Immigration is woven into American history. But what about its future? As federal legislators debate immigration reform, this symposium looked at how immigrants affect the economies and cultures of the cities where they live and work. Hear regional perspectives on a dynamic group of people and their role in places across the United States.


Stacy Anne Harwood
Associate Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

Fatima Shama
New York City Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs

Leslie Wollack
Program Director of Infrastructure
National League of Cities

Paul Farmer, FAICP, moderator
Former CEO
American Planning Association

Symposium Podcast

This 2013 AICP Symposium is available as a free podcast eligible for CM | 2.5 credits. To receive CM credit, please complete the three steps below:

1. Listen to the audio and follow along with the presentations.

Planning For Immigrant Friendly Cities (pdf)

NYC Mayor's Office of Immigrant Affairs (pdf)

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