Siskind's Immigration Bulletin - December 31, 2008



1. Openers

2. The ABC's Of Immigration: P Visas for Athletes and Entertainers

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

- Report: AZ County Detention Center Needs Investigation

- US Border Patrol Reaches Recruitment Goal of 18,000 Agents

- Numbers of Certified Court Interpreters Continues to Decline

- Border Patrol Apprehends 14 Chinese Along US-Mexico Border

- Report: Border Fencing May not Deter Drug Trafficking

5. News from the Courts

6. News Bytes

- Study Finds Increase of Foreign Students Enrolling in US Colleges

- USCIS Director Jonathan Scharfen Steps Down

- Poll: Catholics Overwhelmingly Support Immigration Reform, Path to Citizenship

- Miami Immigration Court Tests System that Could Make Hearings Faster, Cheaper

- Ireland Airport is First Foreign Airport to Offer Full US Immigration Checks

7. Siskind’s Legislative Update

8. Notes from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin for January 2009

10. Immigration as Stimulus – 10 Ideas for Using Migration Policy to Jumpstart the Economy and Create Jobs, by Greg Siskind

Please see full bulletin for more information.

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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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