Comment: Borders in Perspective
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article on Borders in a Borderless World. Read a blog summarizing the Final STEM OPT Rule; and a GAO report on USCIS' Director House testimony on the Immigrant Investor Program.

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Article: Borders in a Borderless World. By Philip Bobbitt

Article: Waiting in the U.S. for the EB-5 Quota. By H. Ronald Klasko


Bloggings by Greg Siskind  Siskind Summary: The Final STEM OPT Rule;  Immigrant of the Day: Dorry Segev - Physician, Renaissance Man

Blogging: This is What a Toddler Looks Like When They Are Forced to Play Lawyer. By Matthew Kolken

News: ICE initiative to increase community engagement

News: GAO Report - IMMIGRANT INVESTOR PROGRAM: Additional Actions Needed to Better Assess Fraud Risks and Report Economic Benefits

Focus: The Removal Book

Editor: Priscillia Suntoso
Articles by Nadeen Aljijakli, Josh Bardavid, Philip Eichorn, Aga Haupt, Lauren Kosseff, Matthew Kriezelman, Michelle Mendez, Lory Rosenberg, Jason Schaffer, Kimberly Sutton, and others to be announced.

The book outline is as follows:

Chapter 1: Removal Proceedings
Chapter 2: Grounds of Deportability
Chapter 3: Grounds of Inadmissibility
Chapter 4: Contesting Removability
Chapter 5: Adjustment of Status
Chapter 6: Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportability in Removal Proceedings
Chapter 7: Section 212(c) Relief and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents
Chapter 8: Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens
Chapter 9: Asylum: Withholding of Removal and Protection Under the Convention Against Torture
Chapter 10: Voluntary Departure
Chapter 11: Naturalization as a Defense to Removal
Chapter 12: Administrative Review of Removal Orders
Chapter 13: Judicial Review of Removal Orders
Chapter 14: Removal Issues Outside the United States

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ComingsNGoings: Mew Appointment
Meyer Law Group is pleased to announce that William Taylor has joined the firm as Senior Attorney. As a leader in the industry, William brings 15 plus years of experience in U.S. and global immigration, relocation and expatriate management. Most recently William served as the Head of Global Mobility at Adobe Systems Incorporated where he was responsible for leading a team of global mobility specialists on global immigration, relocation and international assignment management. William was also recently appointed President of the Board of Directors at Bay Area Mobility Management (BAMM). At Meyer Law Group, William will advise clients on employment-based immigration matters, manage and organize a team of talented immigration paralegals and associates, and provide specialized support and guidance on U.S. and global immigration matters.

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