Comment: Immigrants and American Wages
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article disproving the claim that immigrants are responsible for the stagnation in American wages. Read a blog on a judge who believes toddlers can represent themselves in court; and a CRS Report on U.S. Family-Based Immigration Policy.

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Article: Immigrants and American Wages. By David Bier

Article: Kristina Pimenova One of the Youngest O-1 Visa Holders Ever? By Bernard Wolfsdorf

Article: I-601A DOCUMENTS CHECK-LIST. By Dino Palangic et. al.

Blogging: Immigration Judge Jack. H. Weil Believes Toddlers Can Represent Themselves in Court. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: BALCA Reverses Denial Based Upon Failure to Include Travel Requirements in Job Order and Job Search Website. By Cadence Moore

Blogging: Trump "Softens" H-1B Stand - Before Reverting Back To Hard Line. By Roger Algase

News: CRS Report - U.S. Family-Based Immigration Policy

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Headline: Can Canada Offer an Immigration Model for the U.S.? Click here
Headline: Judge: 3-Year-Old Can Represent Herself in Immigration Court Click here
Headline: Tech's immigration troubles surface at GOP debate - POLITICO Click here
Headline: US judge rules immigration residency rule unfair in remarriages Click here
Headline: Trump Completely Walks Back Immigration Stance He Changed At Debate Click here
Headline: Why Donald Trump's Immigration Interview With the 'New York Times' Scares Him so Much Click here
Headline: Harsh immigration rhetoric pushes Latinos away: Survey Click here

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