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MAR 19 - Safety Valve

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

March 19, 2009,0319.shtm

1.  Comment: Safety Valve
2.  Focus: Today Is Deadline For The Changing Definition of
    Crimes of Moral Turpitude
3.  Articles:
    (a) What's Wrong With The EB-5 Program? by Carolyn S. Lee
    (b) If You Build It, They Will Come by K. L. Billingsley for
    the Foundation For Economic Education
    (c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind
4.  News:
    (a) ETA Releases H2A FAQs
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Expert Witness Services
    (b) Credential Evaluation And Translation
6.  Headlines:
    (a) National Campaign Urging Immigration Reform Will Visit
    Central Florida
    (b) Pelosi Tells Illegal Immigrants That Work Site Raids are
    (c) Martinez Heats Up Immigration Debate
    (d) UFW Plans Immigration Rallies
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) Immigration Book
8.  Letters From:
    (a) Steven D. Heller, Esq.,0319.shtm

Books On Immigration Law:
Immigration Law Seminars:

Safety Valve

Hector Tobar's latest editorial says "Immigration, after all,
serves as a safety valve to keep the pressure cooker of Mexican
inequality from exploding. For decades, the steam has vented
steadily northward from Tijuana and other border towns." For the
full editorial, see here.,0,6262601.column?page=2

We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by
writing to

Today Is Deadline For The Changing Definition of Crimes of Moral

Wednesday, March 18th is the deadline for the Thursday March 19th
phone session on The Changing Definition of Crimes of Moral
Turpitude part of the seminar series "Removal For Experts", the
curriculum is as follows:

++ The Categorical and Modified Categorical Approaches
++ BIA Case Law with a Focus on Matter of Silva-Trevino
++ Federal Circuit Court Case Law

Don't wait to register. Wednesday, March 18th is the deadline!
For more  info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum,
and  registration information, please see:
Fax form:

(a) What's Wrong With The EB-5 Program?

Carolyn S. Lee writes "There are many key things wrong with the
EB-5 program, particularly as USCIS administers it.",0319-lee.shtm

(b) If You Build It, They Will Come

K. L. Billingsley for the Foundation For Economic Education
writes "The "Baby-Cal" fiasco shows how welfare state fraud has
corrupted immigration.",0319-billingsley.shtm

(c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy

Greg Siskind writes "Various readers of this blog have been
making this suggestion, but when folks say the same thing in the
Wall Street Journal, that gets more attention.",0319-siskind.shtm

To submit an Article for consideration, write to
4.  NEWS

(a) ETA Releases H2A FAQs

The Employment and Training Administration's Office of Foreign
Labor Certification released FAQS on the proposed suspension of
the H2A rules.,0319-H2A.pdf

(a) Expert Witness Services
Muslim World Expert
Dr. Shaul M. Gabbay is pleased to offer expert testimony on
immigrants from Muslim countries/societies, including the former
Soviet Union (USSR). I have testified in 150+ Immigration Court
cases nationwide (asylum, cancellation of removal) and to USCIS
(asylum interviews, hardship waivers) with very high success
rates. For more info, including detailed biography + testimonials
from lawyers who have worked with me in the past, see:
Please contact me with any additional questions: Dr. Shaul M.
Gabbay, Muslim World Expert, Josef Korbel School of
International Studies, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado,, (303) 871-2560. For countries outside of
my expertise, I may be able to recommend an expert in that area.

(b) Credential Evaluation And Translation
As the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and
translations, American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc.
(AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $50
educational evaluations, as well as $200 'expert opinion' work
experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university
professors who have the "authority to grant college level credit
for work experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of
turn-around times, including same-day service for educational,
work experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and
times, see:
AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages,
with translators that are specialists in 80+ fields.  For a copy
of the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation
Services, please contact AETS at (786) 276-8190, visit, or email:
6.  Headlines

(a) National Campaign Urging Immigration Reform Will Visit
Central Florida

A national campaign to reignite the immigration-reform movement
will stop in Orlando next week for a town-hall meeting about how
deportations hurt more than just immigrants.

(b) Pelosi Tells Illegal Immigrants That Work Site Raids are Un-

"The speaker of the House told a group of both legal and illegal
immigrants recently that  enforcement of immigration laws in the
United States is "un-American."

(c) Martinez Heats Up Immigration Debate

Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida, the former Republican Party
chairman who vividly remembers the "variety of names"
conservatives called him because of his work on immigrant rights,
is readying for another big brawl over the issue.

(d) UFW Plans Immigration Rallies

"There are millions of workers and no policy," he said. "The
status quo is unsustainable."

For links to the above stories see here:,0319.shtm#Headlines
7.  ComingsNGoings

Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: To announce your event,
see here

(a) Immigration Book
Illegal: A Mexican Teenager Between Two Worlds By W. Shirley
Nunes. CreateSpace, 190 pp. Paperback, ISBN: 1440432880, $10.00

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  1. Brittancus's Avatar
    Do we really have anything positive to say about the Democratic leadership? When the would promote illegal immigration over their own countryman? 300.000 jobs in construction (stated Heritage Foundation) for illegal aliens in the in the Senate bill loophole? Hundreds of billions of dollars are soaked up, in mostly undisclosed benefits--health care---education--prisons---and a conglomeration of government handouts, unavailable to legal residents.

    In an atmosphere of underhanded secrecy, Democrats pushed through the Stimulus, then the Omnibus bills, but removing funding for 13 year old---E-Verify. With a stroke of the pen its actual draft disappeared mysteriously accept to observant sources. But they are irate because it's extended with funding till September.

    Attracting no attention from the public Sen.Harry Reid, Speaker Pelosi and 48 other devious plotters, including:- Akaka--Inouye--Begich--Bennet--Udall--Bingaman--Udall--Boxer--Feinstein--Brown--Burris--Durbin--Byrd--Rockefeller--Cantwell-- Murray--Cardin-- --Mikulski--Carper--Kaufman--Casey--Conrad-- Dorgan--Dodd--Lieberman--Feingold--Kohl--Gillibrand--Schumer--Hagan--Harkin--Johnson--Kerry-- Landrieu--Shaheen--Leahy--Sanders--Levin --Stabenow--Lincoln--Pryor--Menendez--Lautenberg--Merkley--Wyden--Nelson--Reed--Whitehouse--Warner/

    With complete and utter shameful disregard for the American worker they had killed E-verify, so that illegal alien workers could be hired. Could be they snuffed E-Verify, because their are millions of illegal labor in Sanctuary cities, like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City and many more. Call these rogues up and ask their aides why are you supporting the illegal immigrant workers. Then tell them a vote of no-confidence or better still a recall for their traitorous acts against Americans. Why even a Stimulus, when the legal population, have to compete with illegal labor. Why are Americans and documented residents even having to support illegal immigrants with billions in their tax money. Don't accept these corrupt lawmakers time restraints---tell them you want E-Verify for an-- INCESSANT--period.

    Your Senators and Representatives all have website and probably cringing from the banshee wails of angry people. To find your Senator: To phone your Representative: Leave a comment for the President: 202) 456-1414, To comment: (202) 456-111
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