Comment: The Bleak Road Ahead
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article alerting us on the consequences of "Trumpism" taking over a country. Also find blogs on the US attitude towards refugees, and a transcript of the oral arguments of the Supreme Court case United States v. Texas.

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Article: Trumpism Has Already Taken Over One Country. By Mate Hajba

Article: PERMs and SVP Codes. By Dino Palangic et. al.

Blogging: Refuge Denied - Tying the US Response to the Holocaust to Today. By Greg Siskind

Bloggings by Roger Algase: Is America's Inhumanity Toward Refugees Even Worse Than Europe's?; Trump Mocks Asian Accent While Supporters Threaten To Kill Delegates

News: Oral argument transcript: United States v. Texas

News: USCIS Announces that FY2017 H-1B Cap Premium Processing to Begin May 12

News: SEVP School Alerts

Focus: ILW.COM is pleased to announce The PERM Book 2015-16 edition.
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Headline: On immigration and trade, it's Republican elites, not Donald Trump, who are out of step with party's voters Click here
Headline: The Tea Party has more in common with immigration-reform advocates than you think Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform 2016: Border Patrol Sees More Undocumented Immigrants Along US Mexico Border In March Click here
Headline: How Educators and Communities Can Reduce the Fear of Deportation Among Unauthorized Students and Families Click here
Headline: Obama's executive orders on immigration reform met with divided response Click here
Headline: Immigrants Are Dying In Detention While ICE Ignores Its Own Medical Standards Click here
Headline: This Southern US State Ties New York in Immigrant Population Size - Latin Post Click here

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 3, 2016, 2 - 3pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a national Spanish language engagement regarding recent updates made to its online tools. During this engagement, USCIS staff will provide an overview of new resources added to myUSCIS, review other online customer service tools and seek your feedback. If you have questions about the engagement please email USCIS at Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov. For more information and participation instructions see here.


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