Liberal Arts Career Services
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U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services - Information Session

Fri, March 8, 2013 | A.C.E.S Building, Avaya Auditorium

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Immigration and Entrepreneurship
A Conversation with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

March 8, 2013
University of Texas at Austin
A.C.E.S Building, Avaya Auditorium
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency responsible for administering immigration benefits, invites you to join a panel discussion about issues at the nexus of immigration law, entrepreneurship, and innovation. USCIS will discuss ongoing activities to streamline existing immigration pathways through its Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) initiative. USCIS is also interested in hearing from students and the local entrepreneurial community about their experiences with the current immigration process, as well as ideas to enhance current policies and programs for innovation-driven entrepreneurs. The panel will include:

Liz Elkiss, Counselor to the Director, USCIS

Paul Ford, Vice President of Community Development, Softlayer, USCIS EIR

Andrew Thorley, Assistant Director – Faculty & Scholar Issues, International Student & Scholar Services, UT

Dr. Elsie Echeverri-Carroll, Director, Economic Development Program, IC2 Institute, UT**

Student Entrepreneur, TBD

To Participate in the Session:
Please click here, Immigration and Entrepreneurship, to RSVP for this engagement. Be sure to complete and verify your subscriber preferences. Once your registration is received, an email confirmation with additional details will be sent to you.

If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact the USCIS Public Engagement Division at We hope you will be able to join us and forward to engaging with you.

*Space is limited and will be filled on a first come first serve basis until capacity is reached.

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