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Greg Siskind on Immigration Law and Policy

First Half Ironman!

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Competed in my first half ironman triathlon today in Tempe, Arizona (no, Sheriff Joe was nowhere to be seen - looks like he can use some triathlon training though - might be a useful distraction from the ridiculous things he does to waste the tax dollars of the people of Maricopa County - and from what I heard on local talk radio, he's got a lot of people in town who wish he would go away).


Anyway, after meeting with clients attending a conference here, I stuck around for a sporting event that I'm not I can see myself doing again soon. 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike, half marathon run. That's twice the distance of the event I blogged about last year. It was tougher than the bike centuries and marathons I've done in my life and even though my time was pretty slow (and a popped spoke on my bike only two miles in made the bike ride much slower and physically demanding since my tire was unstable). And Arizona's warm weather and lack of any clouds made the run not exacty fun. I was ready to kiss the ground when I finished.


Delta must have known how sore I am right now since I just learned I've gotten a first class upgrade for the red eye flight home this evening.

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  1. Legal and no longer waiting's Avatar
    Congratulations! Now, my sore knee from a couple weekend workouts seems like a joke..
  2. Another Voice's Avatar
    Congrats Greg!! Now is time to start day dreaming is campaign season, get ready for some empty promises...

    Obama pledges to tackle immigration reform early in 2nd term if reelected

    Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/04/15/obama-pledges-to-tackle-immigration-reform-early-in-2nd-term-if-reelected/#ixzz1sDtWnvWz
  3. Jacob Sapochnick's Avatar
    Great Job Greg, you make us all feel bad. At the same time, an inspiration to get our buts off the office to the track.

    I am impressed.

    Jacob
  4. Another Voice's Avatar
    Kobach is not Mitt Romney's immigration adviser?

    Como se dice "Etch a Sketch" en espanol?

    http://www.politico.com/politico44/2012/04/kobach-is-not-mitt-romneys-immigration-adviser-120792.html?fb_ref=.T46cB7ZUVcs.like&fb_source=home_multiline
  5. Greg's Avatar
    Thanks Jacob - I think Cory in your San Diego AILA chapter is a much better triathlete than me.

    Greg
  6. Another Voice's Avatar
    I Am Undocumented: A Face of Legal Immigration Gone Wrong

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dianne-e-stewart/immigration-reform-undocumented-immigrants_b_1435199.html
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