On Monday, April 1, over 200 leaders of the Illinois business and civic community gathered for the launch event of the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition, Co-Hosted by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Caterpillar Inc. Chairman and CEO Doug Oberhelman at the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: "It's time to put partisanship aside. I want to thank the Illinois Business Immigration Coalition for demonstrating that what is ethically right for Chicago's families is also economically smart for our businesses and residents."
Doug Oberhelman, Chairman and CEO of Caterpillar Inc: “We need common-sense immigration reform and we need it now. This isn’t a Republican versus Democrat issues. It’s a national issue."
Watch the video to hear from more business leaders about IBIC and why we need common sense immigration reform now!
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