At our November briefing, featured speaker Laura Collins, Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute, will discuss the United States-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) and trade policies with China. Laura Collins manages the program on immigration reform at the Bush Institute, which focuses on the implications of immigration for growth, innovation and America’s place in the world.
Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative
George W. Bush Institute
Laura Collins serves as Director, Bush Institute-SMU Economic Growth Initiative at the George W. Bush Institute. Collins previously served as the Director of Immigration Policy at the American Action Forum. She has experience in politics, working as a Senior Research Analyst at the Republican National Committee for the 2012 election cycle and in the Texas House of Representatives for the 82nd Legislature. A former practicing attorney, Collins earned a JD from The University of Texas School of Law and a BBA from the University of Oklahoma.