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The 17th Annual Washington, D.C. Immigrant Achievement Awards

Please mark your calendars for next year's Immigrant Achievement Awards on April 11, 2013.

We are now accepting nominations for the Immigrant Youth Achievement Award. Click here to nominate your candidate today!

The American Immigration Council invites you to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of immigrants from around the country at an inspiring and thought-provoking ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill on March 29, 2012.

This year marks our 17th Annual Washington, DC Immigrant Achievement Awards and we are excited to announce that we will be honoring immigrants who have contributed to our nation with their innovative and entrepreneurial accomplishments.

To date, honorees include:

Dr. Jane E. Shaw (England)
Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation

Immigrant Achievement Award

Read Dr. Shaw's bio

Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa (Mexico)
Assoc. Prof., Neurosurgery and Oncology, Johns Hopkins

Immigrant Achievement Award

Read Dr. Q's Story

Vineet Singal (India)
Co-Founder and Executive Director, Anjna

Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

Read Vineet's bio

The Vilcek Foundation
Founders Jan and Marica Vilcek (former Czechoslovakia)

Stephen K. Fischel Distinguished Public Service Award

Read the Vilcek's bio

View Event Photos on Flickr                 

Past Acheivement Award honorees include Senator Dan Inouye; Holocaust survivor and Academy Award winner, Gerda Weissmann Klein; Washington Capitols' General Manager George McPhee; President of the Leadership Council on Civil Rights, Wade Henderson; Dr. Ruth Westheimer; and former Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff General John M. Shalikashvili.

We hope you will join us for what will certainly be an event to remember!

What:      The 17th Annual Washington DC Immigrant Acheivement Award
Who:      American Immigration Council, honorees and you
Where:      Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
     400 New Jersey Avenue, NW,
     Washington, D.C., USA 20001
When:      March 29, 2012 at 6:00 p.m


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See Past Immigration Achievement Awards