Comment: Various Items
In today's edition of Immigration Daily, we feature many items of interest - articles/bloggings on SEC actions on EB-5, a 212(i) AAO victory, the DREAM 30, ICE deportations, and the US govenment shutdown. News items on CBP publication and DOS post. Also featured are an announcement of Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book, top immigration headlines, and an announcement of an immigration event. Share your thoughts about today's edition of the Daily or on any other immigration-related topic by writing to

Article: 212(i) AAO Victory by Alan Lee

Blogging: The SEC Strikes Again by Matt Gordon

Blogging: US Government Shutdown Impacts Some Immigration Services by Chris Musillo

Bloggings by Matt Kolken: 7 of the DREAM 30 Released; Only One in Nine ICE Detainers Target Individuals Posing a Serious Threat to Safety; CNN Report: 'Deportation a humanitarian crisis'

News: CBP Publishes Use of Force Reviews, Recommendations and Next Steps

News: DOS Posts Cable on Revised Reciprocity Schedule for Chinese Nonimmigrants

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, Concern,s 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: The DREAM30 protest current immigration laws Click here
Headline: Government shutdown and impact on immigration processing Click here
Headline: Costs too high to stall on immigration reform Click here
Headline: Immigration Attorney Banerjee Comments on Latest H-1B Support Click here
Headline: Immigration reform is still alive and well, advocates say Click here
Headline: Impact Of The Government Shutdown On Immigration Processing Click here
Headline: Government shutdown 2013: how your immigration services will be affected Click here

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
"What is EB-5?" - an informational and networking event, hosted by The N Group, will be held on October 10, 2013 at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai at 6:30PM. This event will bring together a panel of industry leaders who are experts in the topic of EB5, which is a special visa program designed for foreign nationals to obtain permanent residency in the United States. With an increased interest from residents in the Middle East to gain U.S. Citizenship in an expedited manner, the time is better than ever to take advantage of the EB-5 Program. The expert speakers from top-tier companies like Greenberg Traurig, Extell New York Regional Center and Janus Property Company will shed light on the unique opportunities and complexities of the EB-5 program and will be available for audience Q&A. Topics addressed will include: Overview of the EB-5 visa program, its advantages, it's requirements, typical time frame, path to citizenship through EB-5 and how to get started. As the facilitator of The EB-5 Informational & Networking Dinner, The N Group brings its experience in the U.S. and the Middle East to bridge the gap between the technical and the practical issues of the EB-5 Visa. The N Group team consists of seasoned EB-5 professionals that have successfully processed 100?s of EB-5 Visas. For more information about the event, please visit Register via

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