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Obama Taps Stanford Professors, Google Exec To Lead Policy Advisory Teams

Publication Date: 
November 19, 2008
San Jose Mercury News
Mary Anne Ostrom

According to the San Jose Mercury News, President-elect Obama has selected Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar as a leader of a policy working group on immirgation:

Barack Obama's transition team on Wednesday named two Stanford professors and a Google executive to lead three of his policy advisory committees, charged with identifying priorities and proposals for the new administration to pursue.


Stanford law Professor Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar will head up the immigration committee. Cuéllar was an adviser to the Clinton administration's Treasury Department and also advised the Obama campaign on a variety of issues, including immigration, criminal justice and Latino voter outreach.