Comment: Top Articles And News For April 2019



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Article: Federal Court Stops USCIS Policy Harmful to Students and Exchange Visitors By Leslie Dellon for Immigration Impact

Blogging: SSA Seems to be Focusing on Restaurants for Initial No Match Letters By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: USCIS Blocked From Enforcing Unlawful Presence Memo Against F-1 And Other Students By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Trump's public charge proposals bring back dark times when Irish Catholics were deported and Jewish refugees were barred from America By Roger Algase

News: ICE launches program to strengthen immigration enforcement

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

  • Miami, FL - Monday, April 29 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Chicago, IL - Wednesday, May 1 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Seattle, WA - Friday, May 3 ( SOLD OUT )
  • Washington D.C. - Monday, May 13 ( 2 Seats Available )
  • Detroit, MI - Wednesday, May 15 ( 2 Seats Available )
  • Dallas, TX - Friday, May 17 ( 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: Kellyanne Conway: Democrats 'have to stop pretending that they want to reform our immigration laws' Click here
Headline: Free Immigration Applications May Become Harder To Get Under Federal Proposal Click here
Headline: GOP senators head to the White House Tuesday to hear immigration plan Click here
Headline: Trump to host Hungary's Orbán at White House next week Click here
Headline: Republican senators to huddle with Trump on immigration Click here

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Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington DC - May 8, 2019 2:30pm At the Breaking Point: The Humanitarian and Security Crisis at our Southern Border. Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Border Security and Immigration Dirksen Senate Office Building 226 Washington, DC 20510 For more info see:

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