Comment: H-1B Petitions, Refugee Processing and Security Screening
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on Jaen v. Sessions: The Second Circuit Reminds Us That Government Manuals Aren’t Always Right, news on USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions to Reduce Delays, USCIS Publish Refugee Processing and Security Screening. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Article: Jaen v. Sessions: The Second Circuit Reminds Us That Government Manuals Aren’t Always Right By David Isaacson

Article: Assisted Reproductive Technology and Transmission of American Citizenship: Is There Any Need For A Biological Link After Jaen v. Sessions? By Cyrus Mehta

Blogging: USCIS Will No Longer Accept PPS For H-1bs Except Extensions, Cap Exempt Institutions By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Why Should Companies Adopt Corporate Immigration Policies? By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: From Demonizing to Dictatorship: Trump Moves on From Attacking Immigrants as Criminals to Attacking Political Opposition as Violent By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Re-Registration Period Now Open for Temporary Protected Status for Somalia

News: USCIS Extends and Expands Suspension of Premium Processing for H-1B Petitions to Reduce Delays

News: USCIS Publish Refugee Processing and Security Screening

Focus: H1B to EB5

    Exhibition/speaking opportunities for August and September H-1B events are fully sold out. Please see below for our October H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:
    • Newark, NJ - Monday October 8
    • Houston, TX - Wednesday October 10
    • San Jose, CA - Friday October 12 (only two seats left)

    Half Day Event for Indian H-1Bs considering EB-5 Option (Speaking Opportunity included) Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
    Special Note for Attorneys: This event will feature two immigration attorney panels solely on immigration law matters. The only way an immigration attorney can participate and speak at this event is if they are nominated by an issuer who is exhibiting at the event (there is no fee charged to immigration attorneys).

    EB-5 Issuers only - $3,999 per city for H-1B Event
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    For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

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