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Briefing: New Executive Actions to Streamline D-3 Waivers and Employment Visas for College Grads, Including Dreamers


Briefing: New Executive Actions to Streamline D-3 Waivers and Employment Visas for College Grads, Including Dreamers

On July 10th at 2 PM ET, the Presidents’ Alliance, TheDream.US, and partners hosted a briefing that discussed the significance of the Biden-Harris Administration’s new executive actions to streamline D-3 waivers and access to employment-based visas for eligible college and university graduates, including DACA recipients and other Dreamers. The briefing covered many topics such as the timeline for implementation, how it may work, who could be eligible, and how businesses and campuses can engage to support eligible beneficiaries, including DACA recipients and other Dreamers.


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The purpose of this briefing is to hear from the administration, legal experts, business and higher education leaders, and someone who has experienced the process about the importance of the new executive action.

This briefing also provided an opportunity for higher education leaders, campuses, and others to learn about the potential impact of INA § 212(d)(3)(A) on the higher education sector, other employers, and alumni.

Speakers included:

  • Betsy Lawrence, Deputy Assistant to the President for Immigration, The White House
  • Dan Berger, Partner, Curran, Berger & Kludt and Nonresident Immigration Academic Fellow, Cornell Law School
  • Barbara Leen, Senior Corporate Counsel, Microsoft
  • Patrice Lawrence, Executive Director, UndocuBlack Network
  • Gaby Pacheco, President and CEO, TheDream.US
  • Dr. Miriam Feldblum, Executive Director, Presidents’ Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration (moderator)

Learn more about these executive actions through our Legal Pathways Resource Hub:

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To access the resources shared during the briefing, please follow the link below:

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