Comment: ICE Terror
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including a blog reporting on a potential deportation case that highlights ICE's inhumane actions. Also find articles on the need for Immigration Reform, on Crowdfunding in EB-5, and more.

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Article: The United States Can't Afford a Broken Immigration System. By Heather Stewart

Article: Immigration Consequences of Marijuana Use for Green Card Holders and Non-Immigrants: Don't Let Your Dreams and Hard Work Go Up in Smoke/Vapor. By Avi Friedman, Esq. and Joseph M. Barnett, Esq.

Article: Crowdfunding Defined Under Titles II, III and IV. By Jor Law, John Leo, Scott Andersen and Kurt Reuss (Moderator)

Blogging: The Obama Admin Continues to Jail and Deport Mothers and Children. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: September 2016 Visa Bulletin Analysis. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Disney, Consultants, and Terminated Workers Continue to Fight Over H-1B Visa Claims. By Bruce Buchanan

Bloggings by Roger AlgaseTrump Assails Legal Somali Immigrants, - And Japan's Entire Population     Is More Of The Naked Truth Emerging About Melania Trump's Visa History?

News: USCIS Affirmative Asylum Scheduling Bulletin (8/5/16)

News: Legal Services Corporation Notice of Final Agricultural Worker Population Estimates for Basic Field-- Agricultural Worker/Migrant Grants

Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book
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Headline: Maine economy needs more immigrants to grow Click here
Headline: With the harvest underway, the Farm Bureau is asking for more foreign workers Click here
Headline: Texas rejects plan to use shuttered boarding school as immigration detention center Click here
Headline: Donald Trump May Lose Arizona, Says Sen Jeff Flake Click here
Headline: Washington 10th in U.S. immigrant population Click here
Headline: Immigrants contribute to all aspects of Minnesota economy Click here
Headline: Undocumented Immigrants Can't Vote, but They're Still Making Their Voices Heard Click here

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
September 30, 2016, 9am - 12pm (Central). The Advocates for Human Rights will hold a training on Asylum Law & Introduction to Pro Bono Attorneys. This CLE is for attorneys and support staff with minimal to no asylum experience who are willing to represent a client seeking asylum through The Advocates' pro bono program. This training provides an in-depth introduction to asylum law and procedure and reviews the necessary documentary evidence needed to file an asylum application. Location: Minneapolis, MN. For more information and registration see here.


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