Comment: InfoPass Pilot Program, Information Services Modernization Program
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on TEB-5 – The Path Forward, News on USCIS Updates Policy Manual on Immigrant Investors and Debt Arrangements and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Article: EB-5 – The Path Forward By Laura Foote Reiff and Jeff Campion

Article: USICE Proposal to Eliminate Duration of Status (D/S) for F-1, J-1, and M-1 Nonimmigrants By Eugene Goldstein, Esq.

Blogging: In Defense of Refugees By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Trump's Tyranny: President plans to overturn US Constitution and abolish birthright citizenship by executive order. America's Nuremberg Law? By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Updates Policy Manual on Immigrant Investors and Debt Arrangements

News: USCIS Announces Expansion of InfoPass Pilot Program

News: USCIS to Expand Information Services Modernization Program to Key Locations

Focus: H1B to EB5

    Exhibition/speaking opportunities for November H-1B events are available. Please see below for our current H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:
    • Philadelphia, PA - Monday, October 22 ( SOLD OUT )
    • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, October 24 ( SOLD OUT )
    • San Francisco, CA - Friday, October 26 ( SOLD OUT )
    • Washington, DC - Monday, November 12 ( 2 Seats Available )
    • Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, November 14 ( 2 Seats Available )
    • San Jose, CA - Friday, November 16 ( SOLD OUT )
    • Boston, MA - Monday, November 26 ( 4 Seats Available )
    • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, November 28 ( 4 Seats Available )
    • Los Angeles, CA - Friday, November 30 ( 3 Seats Available )

    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
    (Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

    For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

    Headline: Major GOP group leans into immigration, tax law in final week Click here
    Headline: Graham to introduce legislation to end birthright citizenship Click here
    Headline: US citizen awarded $55K settlement after being detained by ICE Click here
    Headline: With unemployment at record low, we must welcome immigrants to fill labor gaps before it's too late Click here
    Headline: Pentagon sends mixed signals on border presence Click here

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    Letters of the Week

    ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
    William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania By Prof. William I. Hull Kessinger Publishing, 496 pp. Hardcover, ISBN: 116345320X, $43.16

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