MCM Presents “The American Promise: Immigration in Montgomery County” with Steve Roberts

Montgomery Community Media presented “The American Promise: Immigration in Montgomery County,” Tuesday, April 10.

The panel discussion, hosted by author and journalist Steve Roberts, featured Frank Islam, an Indian-born entrepreneur and author; Ola Sage, a Montgomery County Business Hall of Fame inductee and Nigerian-born tech-wizard; and Reemberto Rodriguez, the Cuban-born director of the Silver Spring Regional Center and unofficial “mayor” of Silver Spring.

Roberts is author of “From Every End of This Earth: 13 Families and the New Lives They Made in America.” His career includes 25 years at The New York Times.

The panel talked about the experiences of immigrant Americans and the challenges of building successful lives and businesses in realizing “The American Promise.”

The discussion was recorded and may be watched below:


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