Rep. King to hold jobs forum featuring immigration groups

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Thursday will host a jobs forum featuring witnesses from two groups that want to reduce the overall amount of immigration to the United States.

King, who serves as ranking member of the House Judiciary immigration subcommittee, announced today that he and committee ranking remember Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) would host representatives from the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS), a think tank, and NumbersUSA, a grassroots organizer. 

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A release promoting the event, titled "American Jobs in Peril: The Impact of Uncontrolled Immigration," says the panel will take on the "impact of illegal immigration on American jobs."

The forum will also feature Carol Swain, an African-American law and political science professor at Vanderbilt University who has written about immigration.

This post was modified on Nov. 19 at 11:43 a.m.