Comment: Form I-129 Pilot Program, DC District Court
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including News on United States District Court For The District Of Columbia, USCIS and CBP Extend Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants, Fee Payment Changes at Two USCIS Los Angeles Field Offices and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Blogging: Cancellation of Removal Granted Over Government Opposition By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: USCIS May Improve Us Masters Chances At H-1b Lottery By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Trump attacks birthright citizenship, disputes U.S. jurisdiction over immigrants; defying Constitution and 2,000 years of western law By Roger Algase

News: United States District Court For The District Of Columbia

News: USCIS and CBP Extend Form I-129 Pilot Program for Canadian L-1 Nonimmigrants

News: Fee Payment Changes at Two USCIS Los Angeles Field Offices

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: Trump to speak on immigration as admin looks to limit asylum seekers Click here
    Headline: 100+ immigrants waited in line in 10 cities for court dates that didn't exist Click here
    Headline: Trump says he may deploy 15,000 troops to border Click here
    Headline: Trump says migrant caravans are ‘larger’ than reported Click here
    Headline: The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump to speak on immigration | Dems confident 5 days to midterms | Pittsburgh suspect pleads not guilty Click here

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    Letters of the Week

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