Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – January 17, 2011


In This Issue:

1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: EB-5 Immigrant Investors; 3. Ask; 4. Border and Enforcement News, 50 immigrant Chipotle workers fired in Twin Cities, Border Patrol agent shot to death near Arizona-Mexico border, Massachusetts to check immigration status of arrestees, Haitians in U.S. brace for deportations to resume, Berkley joins other California cities in opposing ICE’s Secure Communities, 52 year old who came to U.S, as a toddler to be deported, 100,000 travelers used pilot program to enter the U.S., Officials arrest Chinese ready to fly from Thailand to the U.S. on fake visas, Border commissioner touts greater enforcement; 5. News from the Courts, Feds settle suit over medical care at immigration jail, Judge: ICE agents not immune to prosecution, Judge rules U.S. must provide incapacitated immigrants with lawyers; 6. News Bytes, Workers’ safeguards strengthened by New York law, Immigrants make paths to suburbia, not cities, Important notice for naturalization applicants, USCIS requests more info on EB-5 termination, Texas wants to provide wealthy Mexican investors with investor visas; 7. Washington Watch, GOP might pass own version of DREAM Act in 2011, Rare immigration bills pass Congress, Obama’s political arm vows to revive DREAM Act, Congress taps H-1B fees to pay for legislation, Senator Manchin apologizes for missing votes on immigration, Steve King unveils birthright bill; 8. Notes from the Blogs; 9. State Department Visa Bulletin: February 2011; 10. Employment Eligibility Immigration Compliance: Managing I-9 and E-Verify Risk in the Healthcare Industry

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