Co-Chair, Immigration Task Force; Former Governor of Mississippi
Co-Chair, Immigration Task Force; Former Secretary of Homeland Security
Michael Chertoff co-chairs BPC’s Immigration Task Force. From 2005 to 2009, he served as secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.
Theresa Cardinal Brown
Director of Immigration and Cross-Border Policy
Theresa Cardinal Brown is BPC’s director of immigration and cross-border policy. She previously served in immigration and border policy positions at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the American Immigration Lawyers Association, and under Secretaries Chertoff and Napolitano at the Department of Homeland Security.
Board Member; Co-Chair, Housing Commission and Immigration Task Force, Former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development
Henry Cisneros, a BPC board member, co-chairs BPC’s Housing Commission, Immigration Task Force, and Senior Health and Housing Task Force. He served as the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development in President Bill Clinton’s administration.