Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – May 23, 2011


1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration Law: R-1 Religious Visas

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

-Immigration chief agrees to review abuse allegations in Michigan

-Zoe Lofgren calls on Obama to end deportations of same-sex partners

-Judge sets $500K bail for Army scam suspect

-DHS wants new measure for border security

5. News from the Courts

-BALCA panel rules on university hiring

-U.S. argues Arizona has no right to sue over border security

-H-1B workers with pending extension pleas can stay

6. News Bytes

-Indiana House passes watered-down immigration bill

-Alabama Senate passes immigration bill

-Army, Navy add citizenship option to boot camp

-Congresswoman wants investigation of Secure Communities

-Atlanta asks for reconsideration of immigration bill

-Colorado House panel rejects tuition break for illegally present immigrants

-U.S. lawmaker seeks probe into Infosys’ visa norm violations

-Illinois Senate OKs Dream Act for immigrants’ kids

7. Washington Watch

-Bloomberg talks immigration with Obama

-10 lawmakers named to immigration group’s ‘Hall of Shame’

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. Guest Columnist Jeremy Belmont: Notaries and the Immigration Process

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