ILW.COM - the immigration portal Immigration Daily

Home Page


Immigration Daily

Archives

Processing times

Immigration forms

Discussion board

Resources

Blogs

Twitter feed

Immigrant Nation

Attorney2Attorney

CLE Workshops

Immigration books

Advertise on ILW

VIP Network

EB-5

移民日报

About ILW.COM

Connect to us

Make us Homepage

Questions/Comments


SUBSCRIBE

Immigration Daily


Chinese Immig. Daily




The leading
immigration law
publisher - over
50000 pages of
free information!
Copyright
1995-
ILW.COM,
American
Immigration LLC.

View RSS Feed

IDBlog

Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant

Rating: 16 votes, 5.00 average.

-----------------IMMIGRATION DAILY FROM ILW.COM------------------


October 8, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,1008.shtm


Contents:
Comment
4 Articles
3 News Items
Focus
9 Headlines
Classifieds: Case Management Technology, BIA Delivery Service
ReadersWrite
ComingsNGoings
_________________________________________________________________
ITEMS


1. Comment: Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant - Most pundits and
knowledgeable political observers appear convinced that the
Republican Party is on the cusp of a major election victory in a
few weeks. Even should these well-regarded and independent
professionals turn out to be wrong, and so even should the
Republican Party fail by a few seats to have an out-right
majority, nonetheless it is manifest that the GOP's new-found
numerical strength in the 112th Congress will be more than enough
to make it impossible for any liberal agenda to have any hope
whatsoever. Much more likely appears to be the scenario where the
GOP captures the House by a handsome 50+ seats, and either barely
captures or comes just close to capturing the Senate.


Those who advocate for immigration causes in DC would be well-
advised to be pro-active about such changes to come. It would be
prudent to prepare to deal with Chairmen Lamar Smith and Steve
King in the House and Chairmen Sessions and Cornyn in the Senate.
A version of the Shuler bill, i.e. all the enforcement mechanisms
of CIR without any of CIR's benefits, is likely to pass a
Republican House - it would be prudent to begin contemplating
what benefits could be attached to such a bill in the Senate.
With President Obama's record being what it is, it would be
unwise to bet on the veto pen, and advocates should be ready for
the possibility that draconian enforcement plus DREAM may be the
realistic output of the 112th Congress.


Unfortunately, some "pro-immigrant" advocates are in reality pro-
Democrat full-time, and pro-immigrant only when it suits them. We
understand that perhaps a million or more valuable dollars are
being spent by them in a futile quest to save a few Democratic
seats against an expected Republican tsunami. Those dollars would
be much better spent buying access to the incoming Republican
majority. Immigrants are slowly getting wise to this two-faced
approach by DC insiders. Predictably, those immigrants who are
"getting it" are those who are American in all but paperwork,
those who were educated and raised here, i.e. "the Dreamers", as
they call themselves. The failed DREAM effort in the Senate of a
few weeks back is testament to the growing political savvy of
American immigrants today. What they have in abundance is energy,
numbers, and ideas. What is lacking so far is funding and
institutions, these will not be long coming. So-called "pro-
immigrant" advocates face a clear choice - abandon partisanship
and stand up for immigrants' true interests, or remain pro-
Democrat and face being left behind as America's immigrants rise
over the coming years.


2. Article: The Fight Back Book: Table of Contents by Rami
Fakhoury
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1008-fakhoury.shtm


3. Article: Report: Lou Dobbs Employed Illegal Immigrants by Greg
Siskind
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1008-siskind.shtm


4. Article: Cuban Exiles in Spain Coming to the U.S. by Jason
Dzubow
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1008-dzubow.shtm


5. Article: Obama Administration Deports more Immigrants in year
two than in year one by Matthew Kolken
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1008-kolken.shtm


6. News: Chaparro Memo Clarifies Detention Of Refugees Admitted
Under INA 207 Who Failed To Adjust Status
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1008-chaparro.pdf


7. News: USCIS Issues Notice To TPS Re-registrants From El
Salvador, Honduras And Nicaragua
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1008-tps.shtm


8. News: CRS Report On Protecting The US Perimeter: Border
Searches Under The Fourth Amendment
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1008-crs.pdf


9. Focus: PERM For Experts - Issues with Notice, Recruitment and
Advertising
Tuesday, Oct 12 is the deadline for the Thursday, Oct 14 phone
session of "PERM For Experts" with Joel Stewart (co-discussion
leader), Robert Banta (co-discussion leader), Michael Piston,
Edwin Rubin, Lawrence Rudnick, Rohit Turkhud, and Nathan Waxman.
The curriculum is as follows:
++ Content of Ads : Too much or too little?
++Professional Recruitment : Recent Trends
++Problems in Documenting Recruitment
1. Timetable and Documentary Requirements
2. Contacting US Workers : Do's and Don'ts
3. Recruitment Report : A Detailed Analysis
Tuesday, October 12 is the deadline to sign up. For more info,
including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration
information, please see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201012.shtm
Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201012.pdf.
Don't delay, sign up today.


10. Headline: Lowcountry Holds Immigration Reform Hearing: SC
lawmakers are considering reforming the State's immigration laws.
http://ow.ly/2QIZe
11. Headline: Meg Whitman exemplifies immigration hypocrisy
http://ow.ly/2QITG
12. Headline: Immigration Reform: Are Troops At Border Like The
Bush '06 Deployment http://ow.ly/2QIRO
13. Headline: Arlington Makes Official Inquiry on Opting Out of
'Secure Communities' http://ow.ly/2QHvN
14. Headline: "American Hypocrite": The Nation Exposes Lou
Dobbs's Reliance on Undocumented Labor http://ow.ly/2QGRf
15. Headline: Lou Dobbs, American Hypocrite http://ow.ly/2QhT0
16. Headline: Enforcement vs. Immigration Reform
http://ow.ly/2QeUQ
17. Headline: Iowa poll finds state divided on immigration
http://ow.ly/2QcTB
18. Headline: RT @Sdave75 Brewer Tries to Keep Foreign
Governments Out of Immigration Lawsuit: Arizona has support from
11 states http://bit.ly/94k3mM


To submit an Article or a news item to Immigration Daily, write
to mailto:editor@ilw.com. Follow ILW.COM on Twitter:
http://www.twitter.com/ilwcom
_________________________________________________________________
CLASSIFIEDS


1. Case Management Technology
Which company do Fortune 500 Companies, top immigration firms,
non-profits, one of the world's largest retailers and 2.4
million+ foreign nationals choose for their comprehensive
immigration management needs?  They choose EDGE, by LawLogix.
LawLogix boasts unparalleled immigration experienced customer
support to ensure we not only answer your call, but we answer
your question! Offering a full range of options for
transferring your current client files, LawLogix enables your
firm to easily adopt EDGE with no downtime. LawLogix EDGE is
the #1 integrated immigration forms, billing and case
management system with online access for clients.  EDGE
provides around the clock access for your clients to check the
status of their case, fill out intake questionnaires, review
and print forms, and communicate with you securely.  The online
client access reduces the number of case status inquiry calls,
and allows you and your staff to work more effectively. EDGE
provides exceptional reporting capabilities.  Quickly and
easily configure any reminder, case status, consultations,
milestone report with 1 click while making your job easier and
more enjoyable. Visit us at
http://www.lawlogix.com
email mailto:sales@lawlogix.com, or call today 877-725-4355 ext.
2 to request your Private VIP demo.


2. BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board
of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We
are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to
Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and
we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy
and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and
unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-
Press, Falls Church, VA  Fax: (703) 845-5991.


To place a classifieds ad in Immigration Daily, see here
http://www.ilw.com/corporate/advertise_on_ilw.shtm
_________________________________________________________________
ReadersWrite


1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/10/07_texas_swing_state.html#comments


2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/10/08_pro_democrat_or_pro_immigrant.html#comments


To submit an Article for consideration, write to
mailto:editor@ilw.com
_________________________________________________________________
ComingsNGoings


ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event  New York, NY, October 25 - The
New York Immigration Coalition is proud to present a special
screening of abUSed: The Postville Raid, a full-length
documentary by director Luis Argueta. The screening will be
followed by a panel discussion moderated by Julia Preston,
national correspondent covering immigration for The New York
Times. Speakers include M. Patricia Smith, David Leopold, Erik
Camayd-Freixas,  Luis Argueta and Chung-Wha Hong. For more
information, see
http://www.symphonyspace.org/event/6562-abused-the-postville-raid-screening-discussion.


Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com.
_________________________________________________________________
The first daily in the field of immigration. Forward this to a
colleague!


Publisher: Sam Udani   Legal Editor: Michele Kim   ISSN:1930-062X


An Important disclaimer! The information provided on this page is
not legal advice. Transmission of this information is not
intended to create, and receipt by you does not constitute, an
attorney-client relationship. Readers must not act upon any
information without first seeking advice from a qualified
attorney. Copyright 1999-2010 American Immigration LLC, ILW.COM.
Send correspondence and articles to editor@ilw.com. Letters and
articles may be edited and may be published and otherwise used in
any medium. The views expressed in letters and articles do not
necessarily represent the views of ILW.COM.
_________________________________________________________________
ILW.COM - the leading immigration law publisher
ILW.COM, PO Box 1830, New York, NY 10156
Over 50,000 pages of free information!
http://www.ilw.com/


Immigration Daily - http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/
Archives - http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/archives.shtm
Classifieds -
http://www.ilw.com/corporate/advertise_on_ilw.shtm
RSS feed - http://www.ilw.com/rss.asp
Processing times - http://www.ilw.com/govttimes/index.asp
Immigration forms - http://www.ilw.com/forms/
Discussion board - http://www.ilw.com/discussion/
Find a lawyer - http://www.ilw.com/findlawyer/
Seminars - http://www.ilw.com/seminars/
Immigration Books - http://www.ilw.com/store/
Advertise -
http://www.ilw.com/corporate/advertise.shtm
Resources - http://www.ilw.com/resources/
Blogs - http://blogs.ilw.com/
About ILW.COM - http://www.ilw.com/corporate/about_us.shtm
Link to us - http://www.ilw.com/corporate/linktous.shtm
Search - http://www.ilw.com/search/advanced.asp

Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to Facebook Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to Twitter Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to Google Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to StumbleUpon Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to Reddit Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to Digg Submit "Oct 8 - Pro Democrat Or Pro Immigrant" to del.icio.us

Tags: None Add / Edit Tags

Comments

  1. Roger Algase's Avatar
    In today's comment, ID seems to be suggesting that pro- immigrant advocates should forget about supporting the Democrats, who have at least shown a little lukewarm support for immigration, and get ready to deal with the presumably about to be victorious Republicans, whose electoral successes have often been built on a foundation of bigotry, and who are trying to outdo each other in passing laws that would make life unbearable or impossible for immigrants and other minorities.

    Is this kind of thinking, epitomized by ID's ludicrous prediction (if I have read the comment correctly) that the Republicans might include the DREAM act, which is clearly anathema to their base, as part of a draconian enforcement bill, deliberate blindness to reality, delusional wishful thinking, or merely an attempt at humor? If we are to have an intelligent discussion concerning immigration, at least we need to agree about which planet we are living on.
  2. Roger Algase's Avatar
    Further to my previous comment, how much dialogue with immigration advocates did Republican committee chairman James Sensenbrenner permit before ramming through his notorious bill, H.R. 4437, in 2005? As I suggested in a detailed previous comment of mine which appeared recently as an ID letter, H.R. 4437 would have turned the entire immigration system into a branch of federal criminal law. This would have made the 2010 Arizona immigration law read like a manifesto of immigrant rights by comparison.

    What kind of a deal do immigrant rights advocates expect to be able to make with a party whose very existence depends in large part on anti-immigrant bigotry? The cowardly, inconsistent, unreliable and hypocritical Democrats are without question the lesser of two evils. What choice is there for pro-immigration advocates except to support them? There is no other way to keep the Republican anti-immigrant flood in check and slow down the rush toward an immigration moratorium, which would be the inevitable next step in the Republican strategy of appealing to nativist and white supremacist voters.
Put Free Immigration Law Headlines On Your Website

Immigration Daily: the news source for legal professionals. Free! Join 35000+ readers Enter your email address here: