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Tue, Aug 07, 2012
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

The New Deferred Action Program: Strategies for Success

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Tuesday, August 7, 2012
9:30 to 11:00 AM ET


Carnegie Institution for Science Auditorium
Washington, DC 20036


Alejandro Mayorkas, Director, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Marielena Hincapié, 
Executive Director, National Immigration Law Center 

Muzaffar Chishti, Director, MPI Office at NYU School of Law

David A. Martin, Warner-Booker Distinguished Professor of International Law, University of Virginia School of Law; and Former Principal Deputy General Counsel, DHS

Doris M. Meissner, Director of MPI's US Immigration Policy Program; and Former Commissioner of the US Immigration and Naturalization Service

Join MPI as US Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas discusses the application process and policies that the agency has announced to implement the administration’s deferred action program. Director Mayorkas’ public appearance comes four days after USCIS outlined the specific criteria for eligibility. His presentation will be followed by a panel discussion on additional questions and challenges of implementing the new program. Reflecting on experience, relevant research, and the unique character of the deferred action program, panelists will offer analysis and recommendations for how USCIS can most effectively implement the program to meet the needs of eligible applicants and their communities and of the government agencies responsible for the program.

For more information call +1-202-266-1929 or email events@migrationpolicy.org.