Comment: FY2017 Statistics, EB-5 Update
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles on EB-5 Update – New State Department Data Released, News on EOIR Releases FY2017 Statistics Yearbook and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: EB-5 Update – New State Department Data Released By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Robert Blanco, Joseph Barnett, and Vivian Zhu

Article: 7 Things We Learned from New EB-5 Program Chief Sarah M. Kendall By Joseph Barnett

Article: President Trump's Efforts to Turn Back the Clock and Change the Racial Demographics of Immigration By Kevin R. Johnson

Article: The Dwindling Migrant Caravan Marches On As Trump Glowers And Threatens By Alan Lee, Esq.

Blogging: ICE Raids Causing Jobs to go Unfilled By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: USCIS Announces The Termination Of Self-scheduled Infopass Appointments By Chris Musillo

Blogging: In Defiance of Hate By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: To save EB-5, it is essential to combat the disease of this administration's anti-immigrant intolerance and demonizing, not just the symptoms. By Roger Algase

News: EOIR Releases FY2017 Statistics Yearbook

Focus: H1B to EB5

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    • Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, November 14 ( 1 Seat Available )
    • San Jose, CA - Friday, November 16 ( SOLD OUT )
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    • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, November 28 ( 2 Seats Available )
    • Los Angeles, CA - Friday, November 30 ( 1 Seat Available )

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    Letters of the Week

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