Comment: DACA Arrest, Status Filing Dates
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on revised EB-5 Proposed Regulations, Non-Priorities Priorities, Arrest of DACA Recipient, March Status Filing Dates etc. Please scroll below to find the item(s) of interest to you. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: "EB-5 Proposed Regulations: A Missed Opportunity, Next Steps for Reform" By Gary Friedland and Jeanne Calderon

Article: The Non-Priorities Priorities By Geoffrey A. Hoffman

Blogging: Trump's Campaign of Fear Against Mexican Immigrants Continues With ICE Arrests of DREAMER and of Domestic Violence Victim By Roger Algase

Blogging: Border Patrol Agents in Buffalo Arrest 7 in U.S. Illegally By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Hateful Words and Helpful Actions By Jason Dzubow

News: DHS Announces Statement On Arrest of Alien Gang Member in Washington

News: USCIS Updates Adjustment of Status Filing Dates for March 2017

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