Monday, October 22, 2007

Summit forum eyes impacts of immigratio

This forum discussed all the issues and problems of an area with a large population of immigrants. It sounds like they are all working to make everything run smoothly. DP

Influx of immigrants affects education, business and health care

By Nicole Formosa, Summit County correspondent, Aspen, CO Colorado FRISCO, Colo. — About 50 people turned out to hear a panel of local employers, students and health care workers discuss the hot-button issue of immigration Thursday evening in Frisco.

Even with so many different views and opinions surrounding the topic, particularly concerning illegal immigration, the forum managed to steer clear of any contention.

“I thought it would’ve been more controversial,” said local Eric Hanzel, who sat in on the two-hour discussion. “It seemed like everyone was on the same page.”

The forum, sponsored by Our Future Summit, aimed to look at the impact of immigration to Summit County in the areas of education, business, health care and overall community well-being.
Be sure to read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.

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