Comment: Various Items
Today's edition of Immigration Daily features many items of interest. We feature bloggings on CIR and S7.44, news items on a policy memo, and top immigration news headlines. We also announce a publication that will be of interest to those involved or looking to get involved in the EB-5 Program, have classifieds for job vacancies, and an announcement of a USCIS teleconference. Share your thoughts about today's items by writing to

Blogging: Rubio's Behind the Scenes Lobbying Raising Eyebrows by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Poll Shows Wide Public Support for CIR, but 'Border Security' Farce Still Endangers CIR in Out of Touch Congress by Roger Algase

News: USCIS Publishes Policy Memo on RFEs and NOIDs

Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new book - Forming and Operating An EB-5 Regional Center: A Aguide For Developers and Business Innovators. The Editors for this book are Angelo A. Paparelli and L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens and the Contributing Editor is Maurice Berez.
The book outline is as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Multiple Players - each with different expectations and conflicting interests in the EB-5 RC process
  • History of Program, Narrowed Scope of the RC Designation over
  • Time, and Challenges Created Along the Way
  • Understanding the Basics of the EB-5 Program for RCs
  • Applying for RC Designation and Amendment
  • Best Practices and tips to avoid common pitfalls and USCIS requests for additional evidence
  • Problems, Concerns, and Best Practices
  • Additional Resources

For additional information, detailed book outline, and author biographies, please see:
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Pre-Publication orders are now being accepted at a disounted price!

Headline: Immigration overhaul backers dominate on ad spending Click Here
Headline: Rep. Steve King Tweets That "Brazen Self-Professed [Undocumented] Aliens" Have "Invaded" His Office Click Here
Headline: Immigration Costs Are Overstated, Study Finds Click Here
Headline: Operation Butterfly: Reunion at the Border Click Here
Headline: Obama on Immigration, Now and Then Click Here
Headline: Attention turns to vote-counting on immigration Click Here
Headline: Gallego Wants Combs to Update Immigrants Study Click Here
Headline: Sen. Leahy's Immigration Amendment Shows How Gay Rights Have Advanced Click Here
Headline: Sen. Rand Paul to address #immigration forums Wednesday as Senate considers reforms Click Here
Headline: Immigration Reform 2013: With One Hurdle Passed, the Bill's Future Is Still Uncertain Click Here
Headline: Divided Immigrant Families Reach Beyond Barriers Click Here
Headline: Rubio Urges Republican Senators Not To Endorse His Own Immigration Bill Click Here
Headline: House Republican Leaders to Speed Immigration Work Click Here
Headline: Republican Kelly Ayotte backs Senate immigration reform bill Click Here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
June 26, 2013 - 12:30 pm [EST} - USCIS Public Engagement Division and the National Benefits Center invite all interested to a teleconference to discuss Form I-864, Affidavit of Support. During the engagement, USCIS subject matter experts will present an overview of Form I-864, offer filing tips, and address the primary reasons for requests for evidence. Stakeholders will have an opportunity to ask questions and to provide feedback on Form I-864. To register for this session, please visit: and be sure to provide your full name and organization.

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