USCIS Holds EB-5 ‘Town Hall’ on Immigration and Entrepreneurship

July 15th, 2013 by SRW Lawyers

On May 8, 2013, USCIS held a “town hall” meeting to discuss the issues at the nexus of immigration law, entrepreneurship, and innovation, including “policies and practices to make the U.S. a welcoming place for innovation-driven entrepreneurs.” The program featured a panel from the local entrepreneurial community and Q&A time. Panelists included:

  • ¬†Alejandro Mayorkas, director, USCIS;
  • Ashish Rangnekar, founder and CEO, Benchprep;
  • Uzi Shmilovici, founder and CEO, Base;
  • Ian Wagreich, partner, Latimer, LeVay, Fyock LLC;
  • Ellen Rudnick, clinical professor, Chicago Booth; executive director, Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation; and
  • Ted Gonder, founder and executive director, Moneythink; entrepreneur in residence, USCIS.


Town Hall announcement.

More information on USCIS “Entrepreneur Pathways” initiative.¬†

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