Margaret (Peggy) Sands Orchowski
Peggy lived and worked for over ten years in South America and Europe, speaks four languages and raised her two children in three. She earned a Ph.D. in public finance and an MA in international relations at the University of California at Santa Barbara, a M.A. in urban affairs at Occidental College as a CORO Fellow and a B.A. in journalism and Latin American studies at the University of California, Berkeley. She was a Director of the Los Angeles Olympic Games and a development officer for international programs at UCSB. She is a committee chair of the National Press Club in Washington DC and a board member of the national woman’s journalism organization JAWS. She has played amateur competitive tennis, and violin with chamber music groups in California and Europe.
Connect to C-SPAN Washington Journal Sept. 26, 2010 U.S. Immigration Policy, Peggy Orchowski, 37 min. interview
former German Chancellor (1998-2005) Gerhard Schröder, said emphatically at a May 10 banquet of the German Historical Society and the ZEIT-Stiftung in Washington DC.
President George W. Bush
Senator Edward Kennedy
President Barack Obama in his highly covered May 10 immigration speech on the Texas border
Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Kennedy’s replacement as head of the Senate immigration committee,
German Ambassador to the U.S. Dr. Klaus Scharioth on many occasions in Washington DC.
Swedish Minister of Migration Tobias Billstroem
former German Chancellor (1998-2005)
Book: “Immigration and the American Dream: Battling the Political Hype and Hysteria” (Rowman & Littlefield)