Immigration and Entrepreneurship: A Conversation with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

US Citizenship and Immigration Services

Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

May 8, 2013: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency responsible for administering immigration benefits, invites you to attend a highly interactive 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.


Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois

Event Details

The program will feature a panel from the local entrepreneurial community who will discuss their experiences, as well as time for Q&A to discuss ideas to enhance current policies and programs. Panelists include:

  • 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
  • Ted Gonder, founder and executive director, Moneythink; entrepreneur in residence, USCIS


No Charge


Register Online

Deadline: 5/8/2013


Tracey Elder 
Associate Director