Comment: PERM, H-1B and 2019 Diversity Visa Program
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on Visa Bulletin, PERM, H-1B and Prevailing Wage, and 2019 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. 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: State Department Toughens Standard For Assessing A Foreign Student’s Ties With Home Country By Cyrus D. Mehta

Article: October 2017 Visa Bulletin Released: Fiscal Year 2018 Opens With Good News… and Not So Good News By Bernard Wolfsdorf and Joseph Barnett

Blogging: Siskind Summary – Section by Section Review of the RAISE Act By Greg Siskind

Blogging: DACA is Ending – What You Should Do Now By Carl Shusterman

Blogging: OFLC Stakeholder Meeting PERM, H-1B and Prevailing Wage, Washington D.C. September 12, 2017 By Joel Stewart

Blogging: OCTOBER 2017 VISA BULLETIN: ANALYSIS FOR 2017-2018 By Chris Musillo

Blogging: ICE removes top Mexican drug trafficker By Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS: Immigration Help Available to Those Affected by Hurricane Irma

News: DOS Notice of Registration for the 2019 Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

Focus: The Nurse Immigration Book
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The Book Contents: Why A Nurse Immigration Book? H-1 Visas For Nurses; TN Status For Nurses; Practice Pointers for Presenting TN Applications; An Outline Of A Typical Nurse Case, Including Consular Processing; Adjustment Of Status For Professional Nurses; Building International Bridges; Tips For Staffing Companies In Planning Their Posting Strategies; Licensure: US State Licenses For International Nurses; Immigration Basics For Allied Professional Healthcare Workers; Managing Or Achieving Expectations: The Key To Success; Global Issues In Nurse Recruitment; The Nurse Shortage: Why It Matters; Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact Of America's Nursing Shortage; Aiding And Abetting - Nursing Crises At Home And Abroad; US Visa Policy Competition For International Scholars, Scientists And Skilled Workers; Better Late Than Never: Workforce Supply Implications Of Later Entry Into Nursing; The Business Of Nurse Immigration; Recruitment Of Workers In The Philippines: Playing Ball With The POEA; Successful International Nurse Recruiting; Nurse Assimilation; Hospitals' Responses To Nurse Staffing Shortages; Nurse Perspectives Of The Migration Experience; Musings After 2 Decades In Nurse Immigration also includes essential reference materials: relevant sections of INA, CFR, OI, AFM, FAM and critical USCIS & DoL Memoranda.

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Headline: ICE Cancels Massive Roundup of Thousands of Immigrants Click here
Headline: Supreme Court Allows Broad Trump Refugee Ban Click here
Headline: With Immigration Protections Set to End, Immigrant Youth Mobilizing Click here
Headline: Trump Fouges Ahead With Immigration Agenda Click here
Headline: Sheriffs Oppose Weakened California Immigration Bill Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Immigration: Youth Held at the Border: Immigration, Education, and the Politics of Inclusion By Lisa Patel - Teachers College Press; 144 pages, ISBN: 978-0743906623, $29.95, https://www.amazon.com/Youth-Held-Border-Immigration-Education/dp/0807753890


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