2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Visas, Immigration, and the Tech Industry

Saturday, March 14
12:30PM - 1:30PM

JW Marriott
Salon 1
110 E 2nd St


Curious about the state of visas for foreign tech workers in the United States? Wondered how Departments of State and Homeland Security are working with the White House U.S. Digital Service team to streamline and modernize the visa process? Join representatives from the White House's U.S. Digital Service team, the Departments of State and Homeland Security for a discussion about how they are working in the U.S. and abroad to ensure that qualified workers come to the United States, and hear how their agencies planning for the future of visas and the tech industry.


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Jill Esposito

Dir/Public Liaison/Visa Office

US Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs

John Paul Farmer

Dir of Technology & Civic Innovation


Jose Raul Perales

Asst Secretary for the Private Sector

US Department Of Homeland Security

Vivian Graubard

United States Digital Service

White House-OSTP


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