|OFFICE OF PLANNING, ANALYSIS AND TECHNOLOGY
Deborah A. Blacksten
Acting Assistant Director
Deborah Blacksten was appointed acting assistant director of the Office of Planning, Analysis and Technology (OPAT) for the Executive Office for Immigration Review in July 2013. Ms. Blacksten received a bachelor of arts in Spanish from Cornell University in 1993, and a master's degree in international relations from Boston University in 1997. From April 2007 to July 2013, Ms. Blacksten served as deputy assistant director of OPAT. From March 2002 to April 2007, she served as a program analyst for OPAT. From 1997 to 2002, Ms. Blacksten was a program analyst for the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service, entering on duty as a presidential management intern.
Updated July 2013