Siskind's Immigration Bulletin – March 11, 2011


In This Issue:

1. Openers; 2. ABCs of Immigration Law: J-1 Visas for Exchange Visitors; 3. Ask; 4. Border and Enforcement News: Border apprehensions down 36 percent, says CBP, ICE announces more audits of hiring records, U.S. arrests 678 with foreign drug-trafficking ties, ICE outlines civil immigration enforcement priorities; 5. News from the Courts: Arizona immigration bill legal defense cost $1.5 million, Supreme Court leaves alone state job compensation rules, Lawsuit: company sought to hire illegally present immigrants; 6. News Bytes: USCIS naturalizes 53 soldiers during President’s Day ceremony in Iraq, Report: Insiders pose threat to USCIS IT, NM, WA reject bills to ban illegally present immigrant driver’s licenses, Study: U.S. scores well in integrating migrants, Oklahoma House panel backs comprehensive anti-immigration measure, Utah House passes amended bill repealing in-state college tuition for illegally present immigrants, Georgia House passes Arizona-style immigration bill, Immigrant sponsorship bill passes Utah House, Immigration, license bill voted down on WA Senate, USCIS to close Vietnam office at end of month, USCIS announces new filing location for change of address form, Partial reduction of visa operations at U.S. Consulate, Mumbai; 7. Washington Watch: Obama backs extradition in ICE agent killing; 8. Notes from the Blogs; 9. State Department Visa Bulletin: April 2011

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