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18th Annual Washington, D.C. Immigrant Achievement Awards

The American Immigration Council invites you to celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of immigrants and advocates from around the country at an inspiring and thought-provoking ceremony at the Washington Court Hotel on April 11, 2013.

This year marks our 18th Annual Washington, DC Immigrant Achievement Awards and we are excited to announce that we will be honoring immigrants and advocates who have contributed to our nation through their service and leadership.

To date, honorees include:

Cristeta Comerford
Immigrant Achievent Award

General Colin L. Powell
Stephen K. Fischel Distinguised Public Service Award

Shireen Alihaji
Multimedia Contest Award

Suamhirs Rivera
DC Immigrant Youth Achievement Award

In addition to the Immigrant Achievement Awards, we will be recognizing our Immigrant Youth Achievement Award winner. The Immigrant Youth Achievement Award celebrates high-achieving young immigrants, whose personal accomplishments and contributions demonstrate the important impact young immigrants are having on our nation every day.

This year we are also excited to announce our first ever annual Multimedia Contest winner. The competition challenged today’s young adults to explore the role that immigration plays in their lives and communities through video and other multimedia projects. We will premier the winning entry during the ceremony.

We hope that you will join us for what will a memorable event!

What:      The 18th Annual Washington DC Immigrant Acheivement Award
Who:      American Immigration Council, honorees and you
Where:      Washington Court Hotel
     525 New Jersey Avenue NW
     Washington, D.C., USA 20001
When:      April 11, 2013 at 6:00 p.m.





Click here to buy tickets online!


Sponsorship opportunities available! Contact Megan Hess at or 202-507-7517.

Click here to see our past Awards (including photos!)