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Dept Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano Resigns

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Author : Tahmina Watson

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Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Dept. of Homeland Security announced her resignation today.  She will become president of the  University of  California system.  As you may recall, two weeks ago it was announced that USCIS Director Alejandro Mayorkas would be promoted to Deputy Secretary of DHS.   I believe both Napolitano and Mayorkas made a good team and have accomplished many good things for USCIS.  In this sudden unexpected change, I will be staying tuned for who fills their big shoes.  This is an important time in US immigration history with real potential of comprehensive immigration reform.  If there is the passage of CIR, so many new processes, procedures, forms, protocols will have to be instituted, that competent leadership will be crucial.  Perhaps Director Mayorkas will have a double promotion.  I am glad he is not leaving DHS so his leadership will apply to USCIS.


Full story for the resignation is here.  http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-uc-president-20130712,0,83979.story



About Author
Tahmina Watson is an immigration attorney and founder of Watson Immigration Law in Seattle Washington. She was a practicing barrister in London, UK, before immigrating to the United States herself. While her practice includes family-based and employment-based immigration, she has a strong focus on immigrant entrepreneurs and start-up companies. She can be contacted at tahmina@watsonimmigrationlaw.com. You can visit www.watsonimmigrationlaw.com to learn about Tahmina and her practice.


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