-----------------IMMIGRATION DAILY FROM ILW.COM------------------



December 22, 2010



http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,1222.shtm



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1. Comment: Articles And Bloggings -For many years we carried blog

posts with titles of the format "Article: Bloggings On PERM Labor

Certification by Joel Stewart". The problem with this format of

titles was that it did not mention the specific content of the

article. To solve this problem, a few months ago we changed the

title of blog posts to the title of the first blog post in that

article, for example: "Article: PERM Opinions Vary Greatly! By

Joel Stewart". During the past three months many readers have

complained that this format of titles for blog posts makes it

impossible for them to distinguish between blog posts and other

articles. Many of the blog posts tend to be shorter than most

articles we carry and we understand the need to distinguish them.

From this issue onwards, we will be changing the first word of

the title of blog posts to "Bloggings:" for example: "Bloggings:

PERM Opinions Vary Greatly! By Joel Stewart" Please let us know

how this change of format works for you. As always, we are always

open to hear any comments you may have on any aspect of Immigration

Daily. Write to us at mailto:editor@ilw.com.



2. Articles: Let Dreamers Lead, Allies Must Follow by David

Bennion

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1222-bennion.shtm



3. Bloggings: The Fight Book: Chapter 2: Litigation Issues, Part

B by Rami Fakhoury

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1222-fakhoury.shtm



4. Bloggings: Happy Holidays! by Chris Musillo

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1222-musillo.shtm



5. Bloggings: Tester Starting To Feel The Heat by Greg Siskind

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1222-siskind.shtm



6. News: USCIS Letter On EB-5 Regional Center Indirect Job Creation

Outside Its Boundaries

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1222-eb5.pdf



7. News: USCIS Publishes Interim Memo For Comment On Model Plan

For Administrative Naturalization Ceremonies

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1222-naturalization.pdf



8. News: CRS Report On Unaccompanied Alien Children: Policies And

Issues

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1222-crs.pdf



9. Focus: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference

The Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference by Gregory

H. Siskind is co-published by ILW.COM and the Society for Human

Resources Management (SHRM), the partial Table of Contents is as

follows:

++Part I: Complying With Immigration Laws: Form I-9 General

Concepts; Completing the I-9 Form; Reverification; Recordkeeping;

Electronic I-9 Systems; Knowledge of Unlawful Immigration Status;

Unfair Immigration Practices; Penalties and Other Risks; IRCA

Compliance Tips; Conducting an I-9 Self-Audit; E-Verify, IMAGE,

and SSNVS; Social Security No-Match Letters; Mergers and

Acquisitions; State Employer Immigration Laws ? Arizona,

Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa,

Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri,

Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania,

Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia,

West Virginia

++Part II: An Overview of the U.S. Immigration System:

Nonimmigrant Visas, Immigrant Visas (the "Green Card"), Asylees

and Refugees

For more info on this book, see here (

http://www.ilw.com/books/TheEmployersImmigrationComplianceDeskReference.shtm

fax version, see here).

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10. Headline: Essex County to receive new detentioncenter for

illegal immigrants http://ow.ly/3t9Vg

11. Headline: DreamAct setback is a loss for all, not just

immigrants http://ow.ly/3t9Ff

12. Headline: Beyond DREAM: Getting ImmigrationReform Right

http://ow.ly/3t9pl

13. Headline: Obama, Latino lawmakers take pragmatic view on

immigration http://ow.ly/3t9kb

14. Headline: The wrong path on immigration http://ow.ly/3t9dD

15. Headline: Anti-immigrant Democrat tries to become leader

http://ow.ly/3t95q

16. Headline: Undocumented California youths vow renewed activism

http://ow.ly/3t8YM

17. Headline: Obama Vows to Keep DREAM Alive http://ow.ly/3t8UY

18. Headline: Obama continues same-old same-old despite DREAMAct

defeat http://ow.ly/3sQVn Obama still wont use executive power

for immigrants

19. Headline: Congress displeases on DREAMact http://ow.ly/3sQRp

20. Headline: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference: A

great resource for HR managers, immigration counsel and employers

http://ow.ly/3ie7E

21. Headline: CLE seminar: Consular Processing for Experts:

Global Migration http://ow.ly/3iext

22. Headline: LATimes: DREAM mustn't die http://ow.ly/3sEYg

dreamact



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ReadersWrite



1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/21_erratum.html#comments



2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/22_articles_and_bloggings.html#comments



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