Ur Jaddou



Ur Mendoza Jaddou leads the US Citizen and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of the Chief Counsel. She previously was responsible for developing and executing congressional strategy for the U.S. Department of State, as deputy assistant secretary for the Bureau of Legislative Affairs. Her responsibilities included critical work on the reauthorization of the Iraq special immigrant visa program.

Earlier, Ms. Jaddou served as chief counsel for the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security, U.S. House of Representatives, and as senior counsel to Representative Zoe Lofgren.

Ms. Jaddou received her JD from the University of California, Los Angeles School of Law and her MA and BA from Stanford University.



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Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Stanford University
  • B.A., Stanford University