Comment: American's Oppose Cutting Legal Immigration
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including articles about Americans' opinion on Legal Immigration; and FINRA Rule Regarding Payments to Foreign Agents. Also find blog postings about BALCA Determining that Employer-Provided Survey is Acceptable Without Arithmetic Mean; and a news item about the USCIS Simplifying the Immigrant Fee Payment Process.

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Article: Two-Thirds of Americans Oppose Cutting Legal Immigration. By David Bier

Article: FINRA Rule Regarding Payments to Foreign Agents. By Omar Hakim, Esq.

Blogging: BALCA Determines that Employer-Provided Survey is Acceptable Without Arithmetic Mean. By Cadence Moore

Blogging: Notes from Dilley: sharing the blog of volunteer attorney B. John Ovink. By Lory D. Rosenberg and B. John Ovink

News: USCIS Simplifies the Immigrant Fee Payment Process

News: USCIS Updates Processing Times Information for the Immigrant Investor Program Office (8/31/15)

Focus: Seminar - Physician Immigration for Experts
The third session of the seminar series, "Physician Immigration for Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, September 3rd. The Discussion Leader is Robert Aronson and other speakers for this series include Dan Berger, Kristen Harris, Matthew Shick, Greg Siskind, Heather Sivaraman and Barry Walker. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on Thursday, July 23, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - THE ROLE OF IMG'S IN THE NATION'S HEALTHCARE SYSTEM
(You will receive a CD-ROM of this session)

  • What are the challenges/inadequacies in the physician workforce
  • Where do INGs fit in to address physician shortages
  • What have we learned over the years on the practice patterns of IMGs

SECOND Phone Session on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - WORKAROUNDS FOR IMGS TO THE H-1B CAP: GETTING IMGS PLACED IN A TIMELY MANNER
(You will receive a CD-ROM of this session)
  • Analyzing time objectives for employer and IMG
  • Workarounds to the H-1B cap

THIRD Phone Session on Thursday, September 3, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - THE POSSIBLE FACE OF IMG IMMIGRATION IN THE FUTURE: Legislative and administrative reform initiatives
  • Possible reforms to Conrad Waiver Program
  • Developing new federal IGA waiver programs
  • Administrative remedies of benefit to IMGs

For additional information, including speaker biographies and to register, please see:
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Don't delay, act today. The registration deadline for the third session is Wednesday, September 2nd at 11:59pm. Can't make one of the sessions? Don't worry, we will send you a recording of any session you have missed.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
September 3, 2015, 1pm (Eastern). Migration Policy Institute (MPI) will hold a webinar on "Regional Enforcement: A Profile of Migrants Deported from the United States and Mexico to the Northern Triangle." On this webinar, marking the release of an MPI report on these topics, authors will present an overview of regional immigration enforcement trends, including U.S. and Mexican apprehensions and deportations of both children and adults, along with a demographic, socioeconomic, and criminal profile of child and adult deportees. The researchers will present their analysis of how Mexico’s growing enforcement efforts are impacting migration from Central America to the United States, and discuss migration policies that establish workable enforcement and humanitarian protection. For more information and registration see here.

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