Comment: Various Items
Today's issue of Immigration Daily has various items of interest - we feature one article on guidance on fiancee and spousal Visas, and one article on retirement, bloggings on the DREAM9 and arrests in capitol protest, and news items from DOS. Check out the top headlines in immigration, and help wanted ads. Share your thoughts by writing to

Articles: Mistakes That Applicants for Fiancée and Spousal Visas Make by Marc Ellis

Article: The Most Feared Word... by Ed Poll

Blogging: Dozens of Immigration Activists Arrested in Capitol Protest by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Racists vs. Reformers - Two Immigration Demonstrations by Roger Algase

Blogging: Report #DREAM9 Denied Humanitarian Parole

News: DOS Publishes FAQs for Post-Defense of Marriage Act

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers - $100-off Deadline
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on FRiday September 6, 2013 in Chicago, IL. The Discussion Leader will be Robert Loughran; other speakers include Ignacio Donoso, Charles Foster, Matt Gordon, Nenad Radu, John Roth, Sam Udani, Mike Xenick, Catherine Yen, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:


  • Corporate and Securities Law in EB-5
  • Lawfully Advising on Choosing A Project
  • Structuring the Deal in Project Financing
  • Developing the 924 Application


  • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • 829 Applications and Documenting Job Creation
  • Funds Administration
  • Innovation in EB-5, The Non-Regional Center Concept
  • Finding Investors in China
  • Finding Investors Other Than China

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: here.
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Don't delay, act today! The $100-Off Registration Deadline is August 13th!

Headline: Former Commerce Secretary: Doing Nothing On Immigration Is 'De Facto Amnesty Click here
Headline: GOP, open door to immigration reform Click here
Headline: State-by-State Reports: The Economic Benefits of Fixing Our Broken Immigration System Click here
Headline: Immigration Activists Arrested In Pro-Reform Protest Near Capitol Click here
Headline: How to win over GOP on immigration Click here
Headline: Protesters to Congress: Get moving on immigration Click here
Headline: Arrests following civil disobedience action on immigration reform in D.C. Click here
Headline: Immigration Advocates Arrested on Capitol Hill Click here
Headline: Indiana GOP lawmakers may decide immigration reform fight Click here
Headline: Immigration reform would benefit all Click here
Headline: 'The Daily Show' slams Congress for inaction on immigration reform Click here
Headline: Immigration Activists Plan Grassroots Push During Congressional Summer Recess Click here
Headline: Obama's trump card on immigration Click here
Headline: Immigration reform backers see hopeful signs in House Click here
Headline: The David-and-Goliath Fight to Stop Immigration ReformClick here

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The Closing of the American Border: Terrorism, Immigration, and Security Since 9/11 by Edward Alden - Harper Perennial (2008) - 304 pp, ISBN: 9780061558405, $9.70 - Find a review here -

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