Meg Whitman, CEO of Hewlett-Packard (HP), spoke at an associates meeting of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) on Monday evening, in front of a nearly full Koret-Taube Conference Room at the Gunn-SIEPR Building.
“The Dream Is Now” campaign, led by philanthropist Laurene Powell Jobs MBA ’91, solicits student pressure on Congress to pass the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act.
Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state and current Hoover Institution senior fellow, announced on Friday that she will be joining a bipartisan task force that aims to address issues related to immigration policy, including determining whether and how undocumented immigrants should be given a path to citizenship.
Silicon Valley and Washington D.C. are 3,000 miles apart, but policy and economics tie them closely together. Though technology policy and regulation rarely make it into candidates’ stump speeches, the policies of the next president will impact the hiring of foreign workers, government investment in technology and privacy laws — all of which have profound…
Rice made few references to either Republican talking points or their nominee: she only used Mitt Romney’s name five times and only obliquely attacked the incumbent president.
U.S. Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren ’70 kicked off “American Dream Week” with a speech Monday evening, calling the current American immigration system “unbelievably unfair” and criticizing both Republican legislators and the Obama administration.
The U.S. Senate’s blockage of the DREAM Act late last year keeps people like Mendoza in legal limbo
‘Psychological autopsies’ in Palo Alto… ASSU finances… Hospital expansion… Caltrain delays… Class of 2014 notable… Hispanic Americans and higher education… Climate bill… Football and the Pac-10… Immigration ruling… Stanford news from around the Web for Friday, July 30, 2010.