Last updated on: 1/21/2015 | Author: ProCon.org

Cristina McNeil, MBA Biography

Title:
Former owner of Office Web International in Boise, ID
Position:
Pro to the question "Should the Government Allow Immigrants Who Are Here Illegally to Become US Citizens?"
Reasoning:

“Small businesses across the Western states need immigration reform that creates economy-boosting jobs, strengthens consumer demand on Main Street and meets the needs of a modern economy… A roadmap to citizenship for immigrants who aspire to be American citizens is the way to achieve that.”

Quoted by Brennan Rego in “How Could Immigration Reform Affect Blaine County?,” Idaho Mountain Express and Guide website, Apr. 12, 2013

[Editor’s Note: Cristina McNeil expressed a Con E-Verify position in a May 17, 2013 Washington Post article cowritten with David Borris and ReShonda Young, titled “On Its Own, E-Verify Places Too Heavy a Burden on Small Businesses.”]

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
  Organizations/VIPs/Others
Individuals and organizations that do not fit into the other star categories.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Real Estate Agent, Idaho Real Estate Connection, Jan. 2003-present
  • Advocate, Main Street Alliance
  • Chairman, Idaho Democratic Latino Caucus, Jan. 2005 and June 2014
  • Owner, Office Web International (Boise, ID), May 1998-Jan. 2013
  • Owner, APPT, May 1998-Jan. 2013
  • Owner, Market Real Estate, May 1998-Jan. 2013
  • Executive Secretary, Foot, Cone & Belding, Jan. 1986-Mar. 1989
  • Former Vice President, ICAN (Idaho Community Action Network)
Education:
  • MBA, Instituto de Mercadotecnia y Publicidad (Mexico), 1987
  • Attended Colegio Anglo Americano Kips (Mexico)
Other:
  • None found
Quoted in:
  1. Should E-Verify Be Mandatory for All Employers?