Know Neighbors - Immigration 101
Sunday, March 18 | 1pm to 2pm
Quinn Aldrus, U.S.C.I.S. discusses immigration issues, past and present including family and work based
immigration, temporary visitor visas for work or tourism, and other related topics.
Andrus, a Community Relations Officer with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service, will be giving a
presentation most accurately titled, Immigration 101. She will be presenting on past and current issues, and
her overview will include information about family and work based immigration, temporary visitor visas for
work or tourism, and other related topics. She welcomes your questions and looks forward to having a wide
ranging conversation about immigration policy, process, and law - both current and historic.
Andrus has served in that role in Portland, Oregon, since November 2015. She was previously an
Adjudications Officer in Albuquerque, NM and an Asylum Officer in Houston, TX. While with USCIS she has
had extensive training to adjudicate Syrian and Iraqi refugee cases on temporary assignments overseas.
Prior to USCIS, Quinn was a Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State. She represented
American interests abroad in Romania, Iraq, Qatar, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.