Comment: Visa Bulletin, Grace Period for Prior Versions
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on Visa Bulletin, Grace Period for Prior Versions and others. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: October 2018 VISA Bulletin: India EB-3 Surges Ahead of EB-2 By Rabindra Singh

Blogging: October 2018 Visa Bulletin: Trends And Predictions By Chris Musillo

Blogging: File Your AOS Application Early! USCIS is Using the Filing Date Charts in October By Carl Shusterman

Blogging: Owner of Raided Company Agrees to Pay over $1.4 Million in Guilty Plea By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: As the Cancer of Trump's Whites-Only Agenda Spreads Through the Legal immigration System, Birthright Citizenship is Coming Under Attack. Will America Turn Back to Dred Scott? By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Publishes Revised Form G-28 and Extends Grace Period for Prior Versions

News: USCIS Sending Text and Email Messages About Online Filing

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
Joel Stewart has done something remarkable in the new edition of THE PERM BOOK 2017-18 Edition. He has taken the spaghetti of all the sources on PERM: legislations, rules, FAQs, cases etc. and reintegrated them into a simple and luminously logical progression of how to do PERM. In each of the chapters, he uses articles by notable practitioners and his own extensive commentary to provide deep insights on every aspect of PERM. If you are a seasoned PERM practitioner, you will appreciate the clarity of the organization seen in the table of contents below, and will discover many new insights in every chapter. For anyone relatively new to PERM, Joel Stewart serves as a trusted guide to your mastering the lay of the land of this complex area. This book belongs in the library shelf of every PERM practitioner. Get your copy now, here: http://www.ilw.com/books/THEPERMBOOK.shtm

Book includes: Chapter 1: All About the Law, Chapter 2: Parties to PERM, Chapter 3: Legal Requirements, Chapter 4: Anomalies: Special Handling or Processing, Chapter 5: Educational Degrees as Requirements, Chapter 6: Job Offers, Chapter 7: Prevailing Wage Requests, Chapter 8: All About Recruitment, Chapter 9: Consideration of Job Applicants, Chapter 10: All About Filin, Chapter 11: Post Filing Issues, Chapter 12: Approvals: Expiration, Validity, Portability & Duplicates, Chapter 13: Denials, Chapter 14: Request for Reconsideration, Chapter 15: Introduction to BALCA, Chapter 16: How to Request Review at BALCA, Chapter 17: Consideration by BALC, Chapter 18: BALCA Can Remand, Chapter 19: Disciplinary Measures, Chapter 20: DOL Organization and Updates, Acknowledgements, The PERM Book Online Library.

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Headline: Cities were ranked based on opportunities for immigrants. The best weren’t in South Florida Click here
Headline: Despite what this administration wants, the US can't close its border to asylum seekers Click here
Headline: Trump administration cuts refugee admissions to 30,000 Click here
Headline: State Department to cap admissions of refugees fleeing war, violence and persecution at lowest point ever: 30,000 Click here
Headline: Immigrant Rights Groups Sue Feds Over ‘Second Wall’ Of Citizenship Applications Backlog Click here

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Teaneck, New Jersey - The immigration and nationality lawyers at Nachman Phulwani Zimovcak (NPZ) Law Group are pleased to sponsor the movie ALIGARH at the 13th Annual Teaneck International Film Festival. The film was never released in the US and this will truly be a US theatrical premiere. Aligarh stars top Indian actors -- Manoj Bajpayee Rajkummar Rao and Ashish Vidyarthi. It tells the true story of Dr. Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, language professor at Aligarh University, who was set-up by his colleagues and was suspended from his job because of his sexual orientation. Director Hansal Mehta’s “Aligarh” is a human rights story that reveals the plight of homosexuals in conservative Indian society. It is a tapestry of a compelling drama, enveloped between the two historical verdicts ... the Delhi High Court first decriminalising and then the Supreme Court restoring criminalising Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. At the Teaneck International Film Festival, Aligarh will be shown on Saturday, November 3 at 12:00 PM at Teaneck Cinemas 503 Cedar Lane, Teaneck, New Jersey.


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