Notes from Previous Engagements

Updates on Haiti TPS: Extension and Re-designation Teleconference
On May 20, 2011, USCIS discussed the process of registering for Temporary Protected Status under the re-designation as well as the process of re-registering under the extension.
Teleconference: L-1B Specialized Knowledge
On May 12, 2011, USCIS invited stakeholders to participate in a teleconference regarding the interpretation of the term specialized knowledge and what standards and evidentiary requirements should be followed in determining eligibility for L-1B classification.
"Enlace" Public Engagement
On April 30, 2011, the USCIS Office of Public Engagement invited customers and stakeholders to participate in "Enlace", a free Spanish-language event.
"O" Nonimmigrant Classification - Evidentiary Standards
On April 28, 2011, the USCIS Office of Public Engagement hosted a teleconference regarding the evidentiary standards of the "O" nonimmigrant classification.
Intergovernmental Affairs Stakeholder Engagement
On April 21, 2011, the Office of Public Engagement (OPE) hosted a two part national stakeholder teleconference specific to issues affecting refugees, asylees and other non-citizens.
Unauthorized Practice of Immigration Law (UPIL) and Building Capacity of Immigrant Serving Organizations
On April 14, 2011, USCIS invited interested parties to participate in a stakeholder engagement regarding the unauthorized practice of immigration law and building the capacity of immigration service providers.
Artists, Entertainers, and Models in the 'O' and 'P' Nonimmigrant Classifications
On April 13, 2011, Director Mayorkas hosted a public engagement to discuss the broader issues of importance to the arts, entertainment, and modeling industries in the "O" and "P" nonimmigrant classifications.
Asylum Division Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
On April 12, 2011, the USCIS Asylum Division held their quarterly stakeholder meeting to discuss issues regarding asylum operations.
USCIS Transformation: Proposed Rule for Mandatory E-Filing
On April 8, 2011, the USCIS Office of Transformation Coordination and the Office of Public Engagement invited stakeholders to participate in a session regarding mandatory electronic filing of applications and petitions for immigration benefits.
USCIS American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) Meeting
On April 7, 2011, the Office of Public Engagement hosted an engagement with the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) and the Office of Chief Counsel and other relevant program offices/directorates. USCIS discussed issues related to the adjudication of immigration benefits and other concerns posed by AILA members.

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