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


April 16, 2009


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0416.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Unions Back CIR
2.  Focus: Today Is Deadline For Litigation Tactics in Removal
    Proceedings
3.  Articles:
    (a) Recent Developments Regarding The Visa Waiver Program:
    Bayo V. Chertoff And The Electronic System For Travel
    Authorization (ESTA) by David A. Isaacson
    (b) The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal And Illegal
    by Daniel Griswold for the Foundation For Economic Education
    (c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind
4.  News:
    (a) DOL Publishes Notice Of New iCERT System
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    (b) Credential Evaluation
    (c) I9 Audit Services
6.  Headlines:
    (a) Study Says Police Misuse Immigration Inquiry Rule
    (b) Illegal Immigration Slowdown In California
    (c) Obama to Name Border Czar
    (d) Tech Recruiting Clashes With Immigration Rules
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) Immigration Event - Arlington, VA
8.  Letters From:
    (a) Nolan Rappaport, Esq
    (b) Cecilia G. Bikkal, Esq.
    (c) Paula James


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0416.shtm


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1.  COMMENT


Unions Back CIR


The Los Angeles Times
http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-immig-unions15-2009apr15,0,2433063.story
reports that the top two labor unions in the US announced their
backing for comprehensive immigration reform.   "The agreement,
supported by the AFL-CIO and the Change to Win federation,
supports the legalization of the nation's 12 million undocumented
immigrants and the formation of an independent commission to
analyze the labor market's needs and assess shortages for the
admission of future foreign workers. The unions oppose any new
guest worker programs that would allow employers to bring
foreigners in on a temporary basis."


We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by
writing to mailto:editor@ilw.com.
_________________________________________________________________
2.  FOCUS


Today Is Deadline For Litigation Tactics in Removal Proceedings


Wednesday, April 15th is the deadline for the Thursday April 16th
phone session on Litigation Tactics in Removal Proceedings  part
of the seminar series "Removal For Experts", the curriculum is as
follows:
++ Motions to Continue, Administratively Close or Terminate
++ Motions to Change Venue
++ Motions to Suppress
++ Discovery
++ Contesting Charges in the Notice to Appear
++ Objections
++ Authentication of Documents and Responding to FDL Reports
 
Don't wait to register. Wednesday, April 15th is the deadline!
For more     info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum,
and     registration information, please see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200905.shtm Fax form:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200905.pdf
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3.  ARTICLES


(a) Recent Developments Regarding The Visa Waiver Program: Bayo
V. Chertoff And The Electronic System For Travel Authorization
(ESTA)


David A. Isaacson writes "Therefore, even under the ESTA regime,
any alien who did not complete the online application him- or
herself may have a valid Bayo claim if he or she does not sign
a waiver in the appropriate language at the border."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0416-isaacson.shtm
http://www.cyrusmehta.com/Sub.aspx?MainIdx=ocyrus200591701543&SubIdx=ocyrus200835122922


(b) The New Case Against Immigration: Both Legal And Illegal


Daniel Griswold for the Foundation For Economic Education writes
"There are plenty of thoughtful questions to be considered when
it comes to the role of immigration in a free, modern, and
globally connected society. Unfortunately, this book brings
nothing new to the discussion."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0416-griswold.shtm
http://fee.org/


(c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy


Greg Siskind writes "The long and short of it is that the 6th
Circuit has held that a surviving spouse still is an immediate
relative under the Immigration and Nationality Act."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0416-siskind.shtm
http://www.visalaw.com/


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


(a) DOL Publishes Notice Of New iCERT System


DOL's Employment and Training Administration (ETA) published a
notice annoucing a new electronic system for submitting the Labor
Condition Application (LCA) and the Application for Permanent
Employment Certification.
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/news/2009,0416-icert.shtm
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


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paralegals. We project 5-15 cases per month.  The candidate must
have necessary computer equipment, software and skills for this
position.  We pay by the hour or per case. Please forward
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_________________________________________________________________
6.  Headlines


(a) Study Says Police Misuse Immigration Inquiry Rule


Many police officers in New Jersey are misusing a 2007 directive
by the state's attorney general by questioning the immigration
status of Latino drivers, passengers, pedestrians and even crime
victims.


(b) Illegal Immigration Slowdown In California


After years of rapid growth, the state's illegal immigrant
population is increasing more gradually, a study finds. Many
migrants are bypassing California for other states.


(c) Obama to Name Border Czar


The Obama administration will name a new U.S.-Mexico border
"czar" to advise Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano,
tapping former federal prosecutor and California educator Alan
Bersin, according to a homeland security official.


(d) Tech Recruiting Clashes With Immigration Rules


Where's Sanjay? The question comes from one of dozens of
engineers around a crowded conference table at Google.


For links to the above stories see here:
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0416.shtm#Headlines
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7.  ComingsNGoings


Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com. To announce your event,
see here http://www.ilw.com/corporate/media_sponsor.shtm


(a) Immigration Event - Arlington, VA
2009 ACIP Annual Symposium: June 15-18, 2009, Arlington, VA - For
thirty-five years, the American Council on International
Personnel's Symposium has been the most highly respected annual
meeting devoted exclusively to employment-based immigration. We
bring in-house immigration professionals from universities and
research institutions, non-profits, and multinational
corporations together with U.S. government representatives and
legal experts. This year's Symposium "Changing Times, Changing
Strategies" will help you: strategize and network in an uncertain
economy, meet new leaders of Federal Agencies & Congress, develop
airtight compliance measures, and refine your global mobility
management models. http://www.acip.com/symposium. ILW.COM is
pleased to be an event media sponsor.
_________________________________________________________________
8.  LETTERS


Readers can share comments, email: mailto:editor@ilw.com  (up to
300-words). Past correspondence is available in our archives
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/archives.shtm


(a) Dear Editor:
Regarding the article America's Loss Is The World's Gain
(04/14/09 ID):  This situation may turn out to be an illustration
of Alexander Graham Bell's observation, "When one door closes,
another opens."  This will be true if it encourages Americans
(LPRs and citizens of the US) to get the training and education
they need to take the jobs that are being abandoned.  Maybe some
of the employers will provide tuition money or other types of
financial assistance in return for an employment commitment of
some kind.  It works for the military.  The rest of Alexander
Graham Bell's sentence is worth considering too, "but we often
look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do
not see the one which has opened for us.
Nolan Rappaport, Esq


(b) Dear Editor:
A search on your cite refers to the "I-485 Standard Operating
Procedures" dated 09/28/01.  I would like to cite the document
but there is no authority or citation.  Can you give me the
correct citation, please? Your prompt response is appreciated.
Thank you
Cecilia G. Bikkal, Esq.                 White Plains, NY


Editor's note: The url for the document is
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/august2002_citation2b.pdf. A short
description of the contents is at
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/august2002_citation2.shtm.


(c) Dear Editor:
Comprehensive Immigration Enforcement is what is needed in the
US. The politicians and opened borders groups like to submit that
our immigration laws are broken. This simply is not true.
Politicians want us to give them amnesty along with the illegal
aliens. We would not have out of control immigration if the laws
had been enforced. It is time to tell the truth, politicians want
the illegal aliens here for votes. They spend our tax dollars to
buy the votes and dis-infranchise Americans and legal immigrants.
This insanity needs to stop. Nothing less than Comprehensive
Immigration Enforcement is acceptable.
Paula James
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