The Senate confirmed Potomac Law Counsel Ur Jaddou as the new director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on July 30, 2021. Outside of her work at PLG, Ms. Jaddou led the Biden transition team reviewing the Department of Homeland Security and recently served as the Director of DHS Watch, a project of America’s Voice.

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas stated, “It is my honor to congratulate Ur Mendoza Jaddou on her confirmation as Director of United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.  Ur has two decades of experience in immigration law, policy, and administration. She will administer our Nation’s immigration system fairly and justly. As the daughter of hard-working immigrants, Ur understands how immigrant families enrich our country and the challenges they face. I want to thank the United States Senate for confirming Ur. I look forward to working closely with her to rebuild and restore trust in our immigration system.”

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