Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – February 22, 2011


In This Bulletin:

1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration Law: S Visas for Aliens Assisting Law Enforcement

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

-Immigration fails to flag 4% of California inmates

-Border officer hiring binge got ahead of screening

-Top official notes progress on border

-Arizona proposal would use donations to build border fence

-Northern border may be more secure than depicted

-ICE agent killed in Mexico

-Surge of immigrants from India baffles border officials in Texas

5. News from the Courts

-Chipotle workers fired over immigration status sue for back pay

-BIA overturns previous ruling, narrows grounds for deportation

-Arizona sues feds over immigration issues

6. News Bytes

-Immigration report: no rush across border to give birth

-Alabama senator says ‘empty the clip’ remark did not advocate violence

-USCIS: Attention Former Tri-Valley University Students

-USCIS to issue new card for adjustment of status applicants

-Sandstrom revises immigration bill

-New Mexico House panel shelves immigrant license revocation

-Immigration enforcement bill dies in Colorado

-Arizona bill brings hospitals into immigration fray

-Oklahoma Senate panel pushes forward bill eliminating ‘birthright citizenship’

-Bill to bar illegally present immigrants clears panel

7. Washington Watch

-Rep. Royce plans to push national-level version of Arizona immigration law

-Sen. Orrin Hatch to propose immigration bill

-‘America’s toughest sheriff’ considering Arizona Senate run

-Janet Napolitano invites Hill leaders to Mexican border

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin: March 2011

Please see bulletin below for more information.

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