Comment: F-1 Cap-gap Status, Supreme Court Cases
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on Which Immigration Cases Will the Supreme Court Hear This Term, News on USCIS Reminds that F-1 “Cap-gap” Status and Work Authorization Extension Only Valid Through Sept. 30, 2018 and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Erratum: The content of Article: Registration Information for 2020 Diversity Lottery Program By Bernard Wolfsdorf and Naveen Rahman Bhora in the 9/28/2018 issue of Immigration Daily was incorrect and has been corrected.

Article: Which Immigration Cases Will the Supreme Court Hear This Term? By Aaron Reichlin-Melnick

Blogging: Trump's latest horrific abuse against detained immigrant children makes Kavanaugh's record on issues affecting immigrant rights even more alarming By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Reminds that F-1 “Cap-gap” Status and Work Authorization Extension Only Valid Through Sept. 30, 2018

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Immigration Associate
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: The 4 th Diversity in Action International Career Fair
Los Angeles, CA - The 4 th Diversity in Action International Career Fair will be hold in Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at University of Southern California. Date: November 8, 2018 (Thurs.) 10:00 am–2:00 pm. Why International Career Fair? Hire Tech talent with hard to find skills such as UX, programming, STEM, engineering, etc.; Business and MBA graduates for marketing, management, and sales roles; Bilingual talent with international expertise (especially Mandarin & Cantonese); Show your company's support of diversity. ILW readers save $100 with the coupon code NCD100. ILW readers save $100 with the coupon code NCD100. Go to https://icf2018fall.eventbrite.comto reserve your space today! Contact Angela for registration questions: angela.efros@hgplus.com | 626-342-1078

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
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