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Notes from August 3, 2012 USCIS Stakeholder Call on Deferred Action

USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas gave the following information about Deferred Action on August 3, 2012 on a Stakeholder Call.  My notes are unofficial and subject to revision.

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Deferred Action has its detractors

The new Deferred Action policy directive from the Obama Administration certainly has opposition. 

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A Work in Progress: Towards A New Draft Policy Memorandum Guiding EB-5 Adjudications

This draft memo is a work in progress and will not guide adjudication decisions until it is published in complete and final form.  The comment period ends on December 9, 2011.

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EB-5: USCIS Announces “Entrepreneurs in Residence” Initiative

USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas has announced the “Entrepreneurs in Residence” Initiative.  This new innovative initiative will utilize industry expertise to strengthen USCIS policies and practices surrounding immigrant investors, entrepreneurs and workers with specialized skills, knowledge, or abilities.

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