Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – April 11, 2011


1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration Law: L-1 Intracompany Transfer Visas

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

-Officials: border delays costly

-New border technology slow to be deployed

-ICE launches Self-Verify

-Report criticizes immigrant detention system

-Napolitano: U.S. border towns with Mexico are safe

5. News from the Courts

-Ringleader faces up to five years for arranged weddings

6. News Bytes

-New census milestone: Hispanics to hit 50 million

-USCIS halts green-card decisions for same sex-spouses

-Arizona rejects more immigration crackdowns

-Japanese nationals eligible for immigration help

-Maryland Senate approves in-state tuition bill

-Study: More immigrant families are intact

-Committee OKs college financial aid for illegally present immigrants

-Kansas House committee bottles up immigration bill

-SD House rejects bill to punish businesses that hire illegal immigrants

-Study: U.S. immigration policies may cause dearth of talent

-Immigration crackdown moves in Florida House

7. Washington Watch

-Obama vows Salvadorian aid, immigration reform

-Obama won’t suspend deportations

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin: May 2011

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