Immigration Deferred Action Program

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas discussed the application process and policies that the agency has… read more

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Alejandro Mayorkas discussed the application process and policies that the agency has announced to implement the administration’s deferred action program. The program that defers deportation of qualified illegal immigrants that were brought to the country as children would take effect August 15, 2012. His presentation was followed by a panel discussion on additional questions and challenges of implementing the new program moderated by former Commissioner of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service Doris Meissner.

“The New Deferred Action Program: Strategies for Success” was presented by the Migration Policy Institute at the Carnegie Institution for Science in Washington, D.C. close

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  • David A. Martin Distinguished Professor University of Virginia->International Law
  • Alejandro Mayorkas Director Department of Homeland Security->U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • Doris Meissner Senior Fellow and Director Migration Policy Institute->US Immigration Policy Program
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Immigration Deferred Action Program

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Program ID:
307482-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 2012
Last Aired:
Aug 22, 2012

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  • Aug 09, 2012 | 10:23am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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  • Aug 22, 2012 | 12:32am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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