Comment: Visa Bulletin, H1B, EB5
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on Visa Bulletin, H1B, EB5 and others. Please scroll below to find the item(s) of interest to you. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Article: No Surprises In January 2018 Visa Bulletin; Dangers In Leaving The U. S. For Niv Consular Interviews; Varied H-1B Rfe Response Strategies By Alan Lee, Esq

Article: Briefing on Recent Developments from the Consul General, U.S. Embassy in Moscow, Russia By Matthew R. Morley

Article: H1B Support: How to Answer the Level 1 Wages RFE By Sheila Danzig

Article: Why are the January Visa Numbers for the EB-5 Regional Center Program Unavailable for January 2018? And What’s In Store for the Year of the Dog? By Bernard Wolfsdorf and Joseph Barnett

Article: Alternate Route To Eb-5 Via E-2 Through Grenada By Hermione Krumm, Esq.

Blogging: Report Documents Concerns about ICE Detainee Treatment and Care at Detention Facilities By Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Provides Training Material on the International Religious Freedom Act and Religious Persecution

News: USCIS Provides Fact Sheet on E-Verify Records Retention and Disposal

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition, coming soon!

Contents: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts, Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process, The Scope of Agency Authority, The Job Offer, The Immigration Act of 1990,
The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability, The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher,
The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive, The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability, The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
The I-140 Form, The Standard of Evidence, Priority Dates, Filing Multiple Petitions, Successors in Interest, Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage, Portability, Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar, Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions, A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

For more information see here.

Headline: Immigrant father released from detention after mail delay caused DACA lapse Click here
Headline: Trump Lauds Cops, Rips Immigrants and Media in Speech to FBI Click here
Headline: Illegal immigration on border surges back to Obama levels Click here
Headline: Trump Calls Immigrants With Lottery Visas ‘Worst of the Worst’ Click here
Headline: Trump’s other wall: Private immigration jails planned near sanctuary cities Click here

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Debating Immigration By Carol M. Swain - Cambridge University Press, 330 pages ISBN: 978-0521698665, $19.61

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