Comment: Assault On H-1Bs, Secure Mail
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on Homeland Security Ends Temporary Protected Status for Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal, News on USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service, SEVP Report Highlights Changes in International Student Population. please scroll down to find the item(s) below.Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: Homeland Security Ends Temporary Protected Status for Earthquake-Ravaged Nepal By Royce Murray for Immigration Impact

Blogging: Metropolitan Concrete Corp. owes over $100,000 Due to Violations in H-2B Visa Program By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: SEVP Report Highlights Changes in International Student Population By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: DHS DIR. CISSNA Continues The Assault On H-1Bs By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Trump's Attacks On Caravan, Other Hispanics; and "Close Down the Country" Border Wall Threat are Leading the US Toward Dictatorship By Roger Algase

News: USCIS to Begin Using More Secure Mail Delivery Service

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Headline: How the Border Patrol Faked Statistics Showing a 73 Percent Rise in Assaults Against Agents Click here
Headline: Like It or Not, Trump Has Power Over Immigration Policy Click here
Headline: Trump administration ends special protections for 9,000 Nepalese immigrants Click here
Headline: Homeland chief warns immigrant caravan: ‘We will enforce the immigration laws’ Click here
Headline: Courts Give Trump a Possible Path Through a Legal Minefield on Immigration Click here

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