PHOENIX — Retired U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor is
hosting a forum on the economic implications of extending U.S. citizenship to
immigrants living illegally in the country.
The forum Wednesday night at Arizona State University is expected to cover the
differences between legal residency and U.S. citizenship.
Business, policy and immigration leaders are also slated to speak during the
O’Connor is a proponent of the Real Arizona Coalition, which supports a broader
approach toward immigration that takes into account the contributions of illegal
immigrants and the labor needs of businesses.
She was the first woman appointed to the Supreme Court. She also is a former
Arizona state senator.