Friday, March 30, 2012

Immigrant Achievement Awards

The American Immigration Council Announces 
Honorees for the 2012 Immigrant Achievement Awards 

Washington D.C. - The American Immigration Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2012 Immigrant Achievement Awards. The Awards celebrate the remarkable accomplishments of immigrants in innovation and entrepreneurship. The Council will celebrate the honorees on March 29, 2012, as part the 17th Annual Washington D.C. Immigrant Achievement Awards. The honorees include: 
Immigrant Achievement Awards:

Dr. Jane E. Shaw, Chairman of the Board, Intel Corporation and Dr. Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa, Assoc. Prof., Neurosurgery and Oncology, Johns Hopkins University Hospital.

Immigrant Youth Achievement Award: Vineet Singal, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Anjna.

Stephen K. Fischel Distinguished Public Service Award: The Vilcek Foundation, Founders, Jan and Marica Vilcek.

“Each year we receive dozens of nominations that highlight immigrants who are making remarkable contributions to America” said Benjamin Johnson, Executive Director of the American Immigration Council. “This year’s focus is on the important mark immigrant entrepreneurs and innovators are making on America. However our event seeks to remind everyone about the enduring and significant contributions immigrants make, in all fields, and at all levels, every day."### For more information, contact Wendy Sefsaf at or 202-507-7524.

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