Comment: More Candidate Statements
The 2015 election season for competitive AILA offices has started. On May 8th we carried campaign material from 10 out of the 16 candidates for competitive office. We carry below 3 additional statements from the candidates, fulfilling our duty as the newspaper of record for the immigration law community. Please be advised that we have reminded (after the original invitation) each of the remaining candidates to release a statement - however, it is the candidate's choice as to how they want to run their campaign (also please bear in mind that occasionally a candidate does campaign without releasing any material).

Running For AILA Board of Governors: Stephen W Manning, Jeremy McKinney, Kevin Miner,

Article: Why More Immigration Judges Are Needed. By Walter Ewing

Article: A PUSH BACK TO BASICS FOR IMMIGRANT INVESTORS AND EB-5 REGIONAL CENTERS. By Joseph P. Whalen

Bloggings By Matthew Kolken: Supporters Aim To Protect Adult Adoptees From Deportation; Immigration court system burdened by increasing backlog

Blogging: DOS EXPECTS PHILS EB-3 RETROGRESSED UNTIL OCT 2015. By Chris Musillo

News: DOL Final Rule on Rules of Practice and Procedure for Administrative Hearings Before the Office of Administrative Law Judges

Focus: The Nurse Immigration Book

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I. FOREWORD: Why A Nurse Immigration Book? By William Stock

II. PREPARING AN IMMIGRATION CASE: H-1 Visas For Nurses By Greg Siskind and Esther Fridman; TN Status For Nurses By Christopher Wendt; Practice Pointers for Presenting TN Applications By Leslie Holman; An Outline Of A Typical Nurse Case, Including Consular Processing By Joseph Curran; Adjustment Of Status For Professional Nurses By Sylvia Boecker; Building International Bridges By Commission On Graduates Of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International); Tips For Staffing Companies In Planning Their Posting Strategies By Ronald Nair; Licensure: US State Licenses For International Nurses By Patrick Curran; Immigration Basics For Allied Professional Healthcare Workers By Christopher Musillo; Managing Or Achieving Expectations: The Key To Success By Michael Hammond.

III. UNDERSTANDING THE NURSING CRISIS: Global Issues In Nurse Recruitment By Joseph Curran; The Nurse Shortage: Why It Matters By Carl Shusterman; Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact Of America's Nursing Shortage By Stuart Anderson; Aiding And Abetting - Nursing Crises At Home And Abroad By Sreekanth Chagaturu and Snigdha Vallabhaneni; US Visa Policy Competition For International Scholars, Scientists And Skilled Workers By Phyllis Farrell Norman; Better Late Than Never: Workforce Supply Implications Of Later Entry Into Nursing By David Auerbach, Peter Buerhaus and Douglas Staiger

IV. RECRUITING AND RETAINING NURSES: The Business Of Nurse Immigration By Mireille Kingma; Recruitment Of Workers In The Philippines: Playing Ball With The POEA By Ronald Nair; Successful International Nurse Recruiting By C. Philip Slaton; Nurse Assimilation By Yvette Mooney; Hospitals' Responses To Nurse Staffing Shortages By Jessica May, Gloria Bazzoli and Anneliese Gerland; Nurse Perspectives Of The Migration Experience By Mariah Rutherford-Olds

V. AFTERWORD: Musings After 2 Decades In Nurse Immigration By James David Acoba

VI. ESSENTIAL REFERENCE MATERIAL: Includes relevant sections of INA, CFR, OI, AFM, FAM and critical USCIS & DoL Memoranda.

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Headline: Immigration Orphans: How US Policy is Hurting American Kids Click here
Headline: Immigrants applying to enter US legally facing longer waits Click here
Headline: Obama Says Immigration Case May Force State Fights on Courts Click here
Headline: Cuban Immigration to the US: 23 Cubans Rescued Off Mexican Coast Click here
Headline: Obama seeks to end immigration enforcement by local, state police Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
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Immigration Law Certificate
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Letters of the Week: Navarro Flores, Nolan Rappapor, Tobias Nojob

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Whose Child Am I?: Unaccompanied, Undocumented Children in U.S. Immigration Custody by Susan J. Terrio - University of California Press (May 15, 2015) - Hardcover: 280 pages, ISBN: 0520281489, $65.00 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0520281489


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