Comment: Further Implications Of Texas V. USA
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article about the Impact Of Texas v. USA on other executive actions involving employment authorization; Read a blog post about house speaker Paul Ryan injecting reality into the immigration debate; and a DHS Secretary statement on the Washington Post's November 9 story concerning digitized records.

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Article: Fifth Circuit Affirms Injunction of Obama's Expanded Deferred Action Program. By Kevin Johnson

Article: Dear USCIS: Digitize the Form I-864, Affidavit of Support, Please. By Gary Chodorow

Bloggings By Roger Algase: House Speaker Paul Ryan Injects Reality Into Immigration Debate; Will Scapegoating Refugees for Paris Attacks Make America Safer?

News: USCIS Announces New myE-Verify Videos

News: USCIS Reminder: You Can Use Credit Cards to Pay Naturalization Application Fees

News: USCIS Adjustment of Status Filing Dates for December 2015

News: USCIS Affirmative Asylum Scheduling Bulletin (11/12/15)

News: DHS Secretary Statement on the Washington Post's November 9 Story Concerning Digitized Records

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2015-2016 Edition, coming soon!

Editor: TBD

Book Outline is as follows:


Part I. I-140 Introduction
Chapter One: Editor's Introduction
Chapter Two: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts by Kristen Quan Hammill

Part II. I-140 by Herbert A. Weiss
Chapter One: Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process
Chapter Two: The Scope of Agency Authority
Chapter Three: The Job Offer Requirement
Chapter Four: The Immigration Act of 1990
Chapter Five: The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability
Chapter Six: The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher
Chapter Seven: The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive
Chapter Eight: The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability
Chapter Nine: The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
Chapter Ten: The I-140 Form
Chapter Eleven: The Standard of Evidence
Chapter Twelve: Priority Dates
Chapter Thirteen: Filing Multiple Petitions
Chapter Fourteen: Successors in Interest
Chapter Fifteen: Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage
Chapter Sixteen: Portability
Chapter Seventeen: Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar
Chapter Eighteen: Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions
Chapter Nineteen: A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

Headline: After Paris attacks, governors refuse to accept Syrian refugees Click here
Headline: Ted Cruz Distinguishes Himself From Marco Rubio With Pro-American Immigration Reform Plan Click here
Headline: Carson says if the U.S. cuts off benefits to immigrants, they won't enter illegally Click here
Headline: Nicaragua Closes Border to U.S.-Bound Cubans Click here

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