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Apr 15 - Michelle Obama Weighs In

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


April 15, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0415.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Michelle Obama Weighs In
2.  Focus: The Best Indexed ACT, CFRs
3.  Articles:
    (a) Article: Overview Of The U Visa: Race Between Approval
    And Removal by Jean Pierre Espinoza and Jung Choi
    (b) Article: Argentina On The Brink by Hans F. Sennholz for
    the Foundation For Economic Education
    (c) ILW.COM Bloggings On April 15, 2010 by Christopher T.
    Musillo and Kevin Johnson
4.  News:
    (a) News: USCIS Launches Agency Wide Policy Review
    (b) News: USCIS Reminder Haitian TPS Filing Deadline Is July
    20th
    (c) News: CIS Ombudsman Releases Recommendations To USCIS On
    Adjudications Of Refugee Status Applications
    (d) News: CRS Report On Guest Worker Program Policy
    Considerations
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (c) J-1 Visa Program
    (d) CLE Immigration Event
6.  Tweets:
    (a) 18 Tweets Today
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) Immigration Event - Washington, DC
8.  Letters From:
    (a) ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0415.shtm


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1.  COMMENT


Comment: Michelle Obama Weighs In


USA Today reports "Wrapping up her first solo foreign trip, first
lady Michelle Obama said in Mexico that changes to the
immigration system are necessary, but will be politically
difficult." For the full story, see here.
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2010/04/michelle-obama-immigration-reform-is-necessary/1


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2.  FOCUS


Focus: The Best Indexed ACT, CFRs


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3.  ARTICLES


(a) Article: Overview Of The U Visa: Race Between Approval And
Removal by Jean Pierre Espinoza and Jung Choi
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0415-espinoza.shtm
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/cf_dev/AbsByAuth.cfm?per_id=1110474


(b) Article: Argentina On The Brink by Hans F. Sennholz for the
Foundation For Economic Education
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0415-sennholz.shtm
http://www.fee.org


(c) ILW.COM Bloggings On April 15, 2010 by Christopher T. Musillo
and Kevin Johnson
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0415-blog.shtm
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0415-blog.shtm#bio


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


(a) News: USCIS Launches Agency Wide Policy Review
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0415-review.shtm


(b) News: USCIS Reminder Haitian TPS Filing Deadline Is July 20th
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0415-haiti.shtm


(c) News: CIS Ombudsman Releases Recommendations To USCIS On
Adjudications Of Refugee Status Applications
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0415-CIS.pdf


(d) News: CRS Report On Guest Worker Program Policy
Considerations
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0415-crs.pdf
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Fragomen
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is looking for an attorney with 1+ years of experience in
business immigration with an emphasis on the preparation, review
and analysis of nonimmigrant L-1 and H-1B petitions and
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have meticulous attention to detail. Associate will work with
large, global, corporate accounts and have a great deal of direct
client contact. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Please
email cover letter, resume, and writing sample (Word or Adobe
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6.  Tweets


(a) RT @mkolken: Jack & Jill Politics: Do I look undocumented to
you? (#AZ SB1070) http://bit.ly/9KxYXt rt @americasvoice
#immigration #racism


(b) Nurse #Immigration Book: your guide 4 preparing a case,
understanding the nursing crisis & recruiting nurses. Get ur copy
http://ow.ly/1uPYV


(c) Cook in U.S. for 22 years loses #immigration lawsuit
http://ow.ly/1yUMU


(d) Reform #Immigration for America announces May 1st CIR
deadline http://ow.ly/1yRSk #cir #ri4a via @dreamact


(e) Latinos in NV can decide Reid's future RT @ImmigrationGuys:
Reid will do #immigration reform like healthcare reform.
http://bit.ly/aalwxl


(f) Civil liberties groups fight biometric IDs. Schumer-Graham
plan already getting criticism, n there's no bill yet!
http://ow.ly/1yRil


(g) RT @mkolken: Tell it to your husband: Michelle Obama:
#Immigration reform is necessary http://bit.ly/cAbYEk #cir #ri4a


(h) Thousands gather in downtown Seattle to push for #immigration
reform http://ow.ly/1yRaE


(i) Andy Stern confirms step down as president of SEIU. Hope SEIU
will continue supporting #immigration reform http://ow.ly/1yR58


(j) Civil rights activists warn that Arizona is inviting rampant
racial profiling and police-state tactics with new bill
http://ow.ly/1yQM3


(k) Interesting findings: LSU researchers find link between
Latino employment and black urban violence http://ow.ly/1yzYY #


(l) Landing the US DREAM: Why Immigrant entrepreneurs see doing
business in America differently http://ow.ly/1yzLH


(m) RT @mkolken: Immigrants display revenue generating prowess in
run up to Tax Day - The Hill's On The Money: http://bit.ly/dxZSQx
#IMMIGRATION


(n) The #Immigration Compliance Book: Understand I-9 concepts,
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(o) Say no to police state! Tell Governor Brewer to Stand Up for
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#immigration


(p) 23 federally indicted in Cambodian marriage scam
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7.  ComingsNGoings


Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com.


(a) ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event - Washington, DC
'Temporary Migrants in a Permanent World: Evolution of the US
Immigrant Admissions System' sponsored by the Institute for the
Study of International Migration, 8:30-10:00 a.m., Friday, April
23, 2010, Georgetown University Law Center, McDonough Hall, Room
437, 600 New Jersey Ave., N.W., Washington, DC, 20001,
http://sfs.georgetown.edu/about/, RSVP:
http://www12.georgetown.edu/sfs/rsvp/index.cfm?Program=ISIM. For
questions, please contact Alexander R Gee, arg29@georgetown.edu.


Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com.
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8.  LETTERS


(a) ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/04/14_Patriot_Act_Visa_Revocation_Overturned.html#comments
(b) ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/04/15_Michelle_Obama_Weighs_In.html#comments
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  1. Roger Algase, Attorney at Law's Avatar
    Is the USCIS "Policy Review" a polite way of saying that Donald Neufeld is on his way out and that his memo of May, 2009 removing the last remaining protections against deportation for applicants with pending I-485 adjustment of status to permanent resident applications, and his January, 2010 memo effectively barring employment agencies from using the H-1B system, despite a regulation that clearly allows these companies to do so, will both be revoked?

    Will we really see a sharp decrease in abusive RFE's and unjustified denials? If the above is not the real purpose of the policy review, then it would seem to be nothing more than a meaningless public relations stunt.
  2. Honza Prchal's Avatar
    The thought provoking article blaming Latino employment for black crime is interesting, recaps a theme I hear often, and is false. It assumes most crime is driven by poverty and unemployment. Save for a few categories of crimes like rape, that linkage has been widely accepted as having been conclusively disproven by criminologists for years now, with the crime rates in the Great Recession tracking a positive rather than inverse relationship between employment and crime. The most famous counter-example was actually a major spur to study in the field, namely the contrast between high crime rates in the 1920s and low crime rates in the 1930s. The second was the explosion in crime rates during the prosperous 1960s.
    Immigrants, even illegal immigrants, should not be blamed for the crimes of Americans. That is true even in the non-judgmental context of crime being caused by social conditions. The reason they should not be blamed is not our soft hearts, but our heard heads, which should prefer truth to falsehood.
  3. Roger Algase, Attorney at Law's Avatar
    To change the subject, I am sure that people who submit articles to ID will be gratified to know that they may now be published more quickly than in the past. Congratulations to ID for making this possible.

    But sometimes a little more delay and reflection before publication might be a good thing. I refer specifically to the article "Argentina on the Brink" in the April 15 ID. This, evidently, is a reprint of an article that first appeared in a different publication in December, 1982, six months after the end of the Falklands war.

    Aside from the fact that the article says little or nothing about the appalling brutality of the Argentine dictatorship at that time, with its thousands of "desaparecidos", many of whom are still unaccounted for some 30 years later (forgive my spelling if incorrect - Spanish is not my strong point), what is the relevance of an article about Argentina written in the early 1980's, however scholarly and objective (very much open to question in this case), to the immigration issues in the United States in the second decade of the 21st Century? I must be missing something.
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