Comment: Top Links for August 2015
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Article: What If the Next President is Donald Trump? By David Sperling

Article: Birthright Citizenship - Why We Don't Need it in the 21st Century. By David D. Murray, Esq.

Blogging: Respondent falsely claimed U.S. Citizenship on I-9 Form. By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Yemen Designated for TPS. By Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Performance Data on DACA Applications (June 30 2015)

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers Chicago, IL - Final Deadline
ILW.COM is proud to announce that the EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on September 11, 2015 in Chicago, IL. Speakers include: Robert Divine (Discussion Leader), Peyman Attari, Matthew Galati, Matt Gordon, Anna Morzy, Alexander Rojas, Trevor Saliba, Reid Thomas, Greg White, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Where does EB-5 fit in the Capital Stack
  • How does one find investors
  • Lawfully Advising on Choosing A Project
  • Developing the I-924 Application
  • I-526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • I-829 Applications and Documenting Job Creation
  • Funds Administration
  • To Risk... or Not To Risk
  • The Non-Regional Center Concept
  • Security Issues in EB-5
  • Roundtable with all speakers on all EB-5 Matters

For additional information, including speaker biographies, and to register, please see:

The Final Deadline is September 8th. Don't delay, act today!

Headline: Hawaii plans to install machines that will reduce immigration wait times at Honolulu airport Click here
Headline: Donald Trump's Shaky Grasp on Immigration Click here
Headline: US classrooms are becoming an unlikely immigration battleground Click here
Headline: Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare Click here

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Letters of the Week: Rick Kinsel, Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
The Haunting of the Mexican Border: A Woman's Journey by Kathryn Ferguson - University of New Mexico Press (August 15, 2015) - Paperback: 240 pages, ISBN: 082634058X, $88.544 - $18.60 -

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