Comment: EB-5 Visa Cap, I-526s
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: Will USCBP Apply U.S. Drug Laws to Canadians? By Eugene Goldstein, Esq.

Article: EB-5 Visa Cap Busting Lawsuit Opens Up Tantalizing Possibilities to Eliminate Backlogs in Employment and Family Preference Immigrant Visas By Cyrus Mehta

Blogging: Appeal Sustained Reversing a Denial of an Application for Permission to Reapply By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Trump's attacks on birthright citizenship have little to do with security, and everything to do with stopping minority Americans from voting By Roger Algase

News: I-526s Pending by Country of Birth (October 2018) from USCIS

News: DHS Notice on Compliance with Preliminary Injunction Regarding TPS

Focus: H1B to EB5

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    Headline: Birthright citizenship vow shows Trump doubling down on immigration gambit Click here
    Headline: Immigrants and their children can save our democracy and revive our country — they always have Click here
    Headline: Asylum requests overwhelm US immigration system: A look at the numbers Click here
    Headline: Republicans' quest to tighten immigration overlooks the US need for more doctors Click here
    Headline: Inaccurate study harms the evidence-based immigration debate Click here

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