Siskind's Immigration Bulletin - April 1, 2009


1. Openers

2. The ABC's Of Immigration, Employer Compliance Series: Electronic I-9 Systems

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

- Two Border Agents Charged with Smuggling, Bribery

- Advocacy Group Files Suit Against DHS, Alleging Arrest Quotas

- Border Patrol's Plan to Poison Plant Life Met with Criticism

- Border Agents Unveils X-Ray Technology Used by Airports

- Underground Border Fencing Deterring Drug/Gun Smuggling, Border Patrol Says

5. News from the Courts

6. News Bytes

- USCIS: Citizenship Application Numbers Dropped from '07 to '08

- Department of Labor to Reassess Bush Administration's Guest Farm Worker Program

- Two Advocacy Groups Release Reports Highlighting Inadequacies in Detainee Health Care

- President Obama Signs TPS Extension for Liberian Refugees

- Some Disappointed that Obama's DOJ Pick Didn't Go To Immigration Advocate

- USCIS Allocates $1.2M for Organizations that Assist with Citizenship Process

7. International Roundup

8. Siskind’s Legislative Update

9. State Notes from the Blogs

10. State Department Visa Bulletin for April 2009

Please see full bulletin for more information.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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