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March 17, 2005

Lobbying update

I just arrived at Dulles airport in Washington, DC. I am headed to the US Capitol for a lunch rally by the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Judy Golub will brief us on Lobby Day.

There are three subcommittee hearins on immigration that I will list below;
Tracking International Students, Subcommittee Joint Hearing: House Education and the Workforce Committee — Subcommittee on Select Education, Thursday, March 17, 10:00 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building. The 21st Century Competitiveness Subcommittee and the Select Education Subcommittee of the House Education and the Workforce Committee will hold a joint hearing on tracking international students in higher education. Witnesses: Stephen A. Edson—managing director, Visa Services Directorate, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State; Randolph C. Hite—director, Information Technology Architecture and Systems Issues, Government Accountability Office; Lawrence Bell—director, Office of International Education, University of Colorado, Boulder; C. D. Mote Jr., president - University of Maryland

Global Review of Human Rights, Subcommittee Hearing: House International Relations Committee — Subcommittee on Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations, Thursday, March 17, 1:30 p.m., 2200 Rayburn House Office Building. The Africa, Global Human Rights and International Operations Subcommittee of the House International Relations Committee will hold a hearing titled “A Global Review of Human Rights: Examining the State Department’s 2004 Annual Report.” Witnesses: Michael G. Kozak—acting assistant secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor; Brian Steidle—Global Grassroots

Fiscal 2006 Appropriations: Homeland Security—USCIS, Subcommittee Hearing, House Appropriations Committee— Subcommittee on Homeland Security, Thursday, March 17, 2:00 p.m., 2359 Rayburn House Office Building. The Homeland Security Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing on fiscal year 2006 appropriations for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Witnesses: Eduardo Aguirre, Jr.-Director, USCIS

Posted by VisaLawyer at March 17, 2005 07:07 AM

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