February 20-24, 2019 Miami Beach
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We Are Immigrants: The Hospitality Industry and the Need for Immigration Reform

Friday, February 22
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Important Info
  • Casual
  • Outdoor
  • Spirits
  • Wines
  • 21 years of age and older


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The subject of immigration is at the forefront of America’s civic conversation – and the hospitality industry, with legal immigrants comprising more than 20 percent of workers in food service, and more than 30 percent of hotel staff, is keeping a close eye on how policy updates continue to unfold. Adding in undocumented workers brings those numbers even higher. Join us for a conversation with James Beard-award winning chef and humanitarian José Andrés and Emmy-and Peabody Award-winning broadcast journalist María Elena Salinas, who will explore the evolving state of affairs touching not only on immigration policies themselves, but more specifically what it means for the hospitality industry – reliant on both documented and undocumented workers – going forward.

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