Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – August 11th, 2010


1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration Law: E-1 and E-2 Visas

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News (This edition, focusing on Arizona)

-Immigrant deaths in Arizona desert near record

-Mexico's sends human rights inspectors to border

-House passes $600M for border security; Senate raises H-1B fees

-US consulate in Ciudad Juarez closes for security

-US to reopen consulate in Mexican border city

5. News from the Courts

-Key parts of Arizona anti-immigration law blocked

-Nebraska city suspends immigration law, goes to court

6. News Bytes

-Rage Against the Machine to plug Arizona boycott

-Feds oppose merger of their challenge to Arizona immigration law with

officer’s suit

-Brewer finds little backing in move to fix bill instead of fighting foes

-Boycott forces ClearHealth to relocate

-Virginia legal opinion supports checks of immigration status

-Mexican guest workers, laid off, want BP’s help

-U.S. suspends new adoptions in Nepal

7. Washington Watch

-International Harmonization Act of 2010 Passed by House of Representatives

-Senate GOP loses bid to derail Justice Department lawsuit against Arizona

immigration law

-Memo outlines potential administrative alternatives to legislative immigration


-Graham does about-face on immigration

-GOP calls for homeland security hearing on immigration memo

-Feingold nixes GOP request for hearing into 14th amendment

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin: August 2010

10. Commentary: Ten Reasons to Oppose the Repeal of Birthright Citizenship

11. HHS Releases New Poverty Guidelines

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