Comment: Hire American, RFEs, Mission Statement
Today's issue of Immigration Daily has many items of interest: Articles on Anniversary of Hire American Executive Order, Avoiding RFEs, Migrant Crisis in Europe, Equal Protection Applied to Dreamers, USCIS Mission Statement and more. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

Article: The "Almost One Year" Anniversary of the "Buy American and Hire American" Executive Order By Terrence L. Olsen

Blogging: Essential Steps To Avoid RFEs On H1B Petitions By Carl Shusterman

Blogging: The migrant crisis is still a growing burden for Europe By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: More "Animus" vs. Immigrants From Trump, While USCIS Adopts Hostile Mission Statement. How Will This Affect H-1B and Other Decisions? By Roger Algase

News: CRS Legal Sidebar - Would it Violate Equal Protection to Prohibit Naturalized "Dreamers" from Sponsoring their Parents for Immigrant Visas?

Focus: EB-5 Roundtable with Angelo Paparelli

This month's free 45-minute telephonic EB5 Roundtable with Angelo Paparelli features:
Guest Speakers: Richard Kristof
This month's topic is: Investors in EB-5
Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - Time: 2:00-2:30pm ET
Registration Deadline: 11:00pm (ET), Monday, February 26th, 2018
To register, please see: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/EB5RegionalCenterSeminars.shtm#regnow
To view speakers and their biographies, please see: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/EB5RegionalCenterSeminars.shtm

Headline: I ran USCIS. This is a nation of immigrants, no matter what mission statements say - Leon Rodriguez Click here
Headline: Key facts about U.S. immigration policies and proposed changes Click here
Headline: Visits by federal immigration authorities are spooking California businesses and workers Click here
Headline: Supreme Court rejects Trump administration's appeal over immigration Click here
Headline: Massachusetts immigration advocate walking from New York to Washington in DREAM Act push Click here

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Letters of the Week:

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC - February 28, 11:30am - The Impact of Immigration Enforcement Policies on Teaching and Learning in America's Public Schools. Woodrow Wilson International Center. For more info see: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/t...public-schools


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