Turner, Hidalgo headline Baker Institute conference on Houston and immigration

Government officials, business leaders and other experts gathered at Rice’s Baker Institute for Public Policy March 7 to discuss how Houston can take a key role in state and national discussions on immigration. Speakers and panelists included Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, who gave the keynote address and took questions from Baker Institute Mexico Center Director Tony Payan, and Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo, who took part in a conversation with Kate Vickery, executive director of Houston Immigration Legal Services Collaborative. For more information or to view an archived webcast of the event, which was hosted by the Mexico Center, the Center for Houston’s Future and New American Economy, go to https://www.bakerinstitute.org/events/1988.

About Jeff Falk

Jeff Falk is director of national media relations in Rice University's Office of Public Affairs.