Comment: Asylum VS. Detention
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including a primer from American Immigration Council on asylum in the US. Also find an article on the reprehensible conditions in border patrol facilities, a blog containing a petition to free hunger striking mothers in deportation jail, and more.

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Article: Asylum in the United States. By American Immigration Council

Article: Lengthy Detention and Reprehensible Conditions in Border Patrol Facilities, New Evidence Shows. By Guillermo Cantor

Article: September 2016 Visa Bulletin Released - To (Chart) B or Not to (Chart) B That is the Question for Employment and Family-Based Immigrants. By Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Robert J. Blanco and Joseph M. Barnett

Blogging: Sign the Petition to Free Hunger Striking Mothers in Deportation Jail. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: The Not-So-Dead-Hand of a Pre-Trump Republican Immigrant-Bashing Law. By Roger Algase

News: DOS Cable - New Gonorrhea Testing Requirements for Visa Applicants

News: USCIS Message - Avoid Payment Scams: USCIS Does Not Accept Fees By Phone or Email

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