Bloggings on Immigration Law and Policy

by Greg Siskind

Five Reasons to be Optimistic an Immigration Reform Bill Will Pass

Talking Point Memo's Benjy Sarlin has a great analysis discussing why reform advocates have reason to be hopeful that a major bill will pass.

House GOP Leaders Meeting Next Week to Discuss Immigration Plans

Roll Call is reporting that House Republican leaders will meet next week to start planning for taking up immigration legislation. The meeting will be led by Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy, Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and Immigration Subcommittee Chairman Trey Gowdy. One of the big issues will be whether immigration legislation will move in a comprehensive fashion or as smaller bills in a piecemeal approach.

Roll Call also reports that the House "Gang of Eight" is close to resolving it's approach to some of the more controversial issues like citizenship possibilities for legalized individuals.

About The Author Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at

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