Comment: EB-5 Redemption Policy, Dec 2018 Visa Bulletin
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles on New USCIS EB-5 Redemption Policy Update, News on December 2018 Visa Bulletin and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Article: New USCIS EB-5 Redemption Policy Update By Carolyn Lee

Blogging: Seaboard Corporation agrees to 1 million Settlement with ICE By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: December 2018 Visa Bulletin: Trends And Predictions By Chris Musillo

News: Brazilian National Found Guilty of Making False Statements in Naturalization Proceedings

News: USCIS Issuing Biometric Appointment Notices for Domestic N-565 and N-600 Applicants

News: The President Addressing Mass Migration Through the Southern Border of the United States

Focus: H1B to EB5
Exhibition/speaking opportunities for November and Decemeber H-1B events are available. Please see below for our current H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:

  • Washington, DC - Monday, November 12 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Atlanta, GA - Wednesday, November 14 ( SOLD OUT )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, November 16 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Boston, MA - Monday, November 26 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, November 28 ( 1 Seat Available )
  • Los Angeles, CA - Friday, November 30 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Newark, NJ - Monday, December 10 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • Seattle, WA - Wednesday, December 12 ( SOLD OUT )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, December 14 ( 2 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: Migrant caravan groups arrive by hundreds at US border Click here
Headline: Immigration arrests on public lands skyrocket under Trump Click here
Headline: Trump’s nominee to lead ICE won’t rule out separating migrant families again Click here
Headline: Senate overrides Rauner vetoes of smoking age and immigration bills Click here
Headline: Top House Budget Dem signals support for border security but opposes border wall Click here

Help Wanted: Business Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Ogletree Deakins has multiple opportunities for experienced immigration attorneys to join the growing Raleigh, NC team and assume a major role in our expanding business immigration practice. Ogletree has one of the largest Business Immigration practices in the US and our Raleigh office is home to the firm's managing shareholder and houses our largest team of innovative immigration experts. Relocation assistance may be available, depending on experience. Requirements: Juris Doctor. Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing. During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice. Two or more years of business immigration experience. Extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas. Excellent writing, organizational and research skills. Candidates must possess experience in a fast-paced, high-volume business immigration work environment. To apply, follow the link:

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
A Wary Welcome: The History of US Attitudes toward Immigration By Joanna Michal Hoyt Independently published, 105 pp. Paperback, ISBN: 1521044392, $8.99

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