Siskind's Immigration Bulletin - November 24, 2008



1. Openers

2. ABC's Of Immigration: R-1 Religious Visas

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

- DHS Announces New Immigrant Identification System

- Busiest Patch of US-Mexico Border Sees Dip in Crossings for 2008

- ICE Reports Record Numbers of Arrests of Violent Undocumented Immigrants in Urban Areas

- Agriprocessors Face Fines, Bankruptcy, Criminal Charges, After Raid Fallout

- Factory Managers Plead Guilty to Knowingly Hiring Undocumented Immigrants

- Study: New DHS-Issued ID Cards Subject to Data Vulnerabilities, Easy Duplication

5. News from the Courts

6. News Bytes

- Newly Declassified DHS Document Reveals Surveillance was Conducted using Racial Profiling

- US Eases Hiring Requirements, Spots now Open to First-, Second-Generation Americans

- Facing Criticism, EOIR Announces it Will not Close Reno, Nv.-Area Immigration Court

- Duo of Federal Court Decisions could Shape Pay, Fair Treatment of Immigrant Workers

- University Dean Suggests State Leaders Should Allow Undocumented Immigrants to Attend State Universities

- Yakima Nation First Native-American Tribe to Create Own License Program for Immigrants

7. International Roundup

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin for December 2008

10. FAQ on E-Verify Regulation for Federal Contractors Note: Legislative Update (Will Return in the Next Issue of the Bulletin)

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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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