Comment: Top Links January 2013

We feature the most accessed links by our
readers in January 2013 below:
Top five January Immigration Daily Articles






Top five January Immigration Daily News Items





Article: A Portrait of the 40 Million, Including 11 Million Unauthorized By Pew Research Hispanic Center

Blogging: Philippine Nursing Supply Continues To Grow by Chris Musillo

Blogging: Bipartisan House Group Looking to Beat Senate and White House in Race to Release Bill By Greg Siskind

Blogging: The Immigration Line is Too **** Long (and Slow) By Angelo Paparelli

Blogging: Republican Conditions for Supporting CIR: Border Security or Bigotry? By Roger Algase





News: House Judiciary Committee Announces Hearing On America’s Immigration System

News: CBP Reviews 2012 Fiscal Year Border Enforcement Outcomes

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

News: DOS Launches New Visa Wait Time Online Service




Focus: Specific Countries

Tuesday, Tuesday 5 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, February 7 phone session of " Consular Processing For Experts " with Allen Kaye, Ted Chiappari, and Stephen Pattison. The curriculum is as follows:


  • Bureau of Consular Affairs Issues

  • Non-Immigrant Visa Processing Issues

  • India

  • China



Tuesday, February 5 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201214.shtm.




Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201214.pdf.












Headline: A new, and smarter, Republican Party Click Here


Headline: Five myths about the immigration 'line' Click Here


Headline: How to pass immigration reform Click Here


Headline: A Secret Bipartisan Group, With Its Own Immigration Plan Click Here


Headline: On Immigration, a Campaign-Style Push in Hispanic Media Click Here


Headline: Senate won't rush immigration bill, Harry Reid says Click Here


Headline: As immigration debate changes, will Kris Kobach's influence wane? Click Here


Headline: Push for Entrepreneur Immigration Reform Grows on Capitol Hill! Click Here






Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys

Philadelphia, PA; New York, NY - Klasko Law is seeking immigration attorneys at all levels to work with investors to document eligibility for EB-5 immigration, advising on alternatives, and guiding investors through the US immigration process. Experience with EB-5 visas and managing a team of paralegals is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent credentials and good client relations skills, and will be interested in working on challenging cases in this growing area of immigration law. For additional information, please visit www.klaskolaw.com and http://www.eb5immigration.com. Email your resume to hrpa@klaskolaw.com for prompt and confidential consideration.

CLE Immigration Event

Memphis, TN - (May 17-18, 2013) The Federal Bar Association in conjunction
with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; the Mid-South Chapter of the
American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); and the U.S. District Court
for the Western District of Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the
most exciting national immigration conferences available this year. The
confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA attorneys and
government officials including Judges from The US Circuit Court of Appeals,
EOIR and other former and current Immigration Judges from across the
country, and counsel from The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL).
This conference also offers the opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and
USCIS supervisors as they discuss various immigration issues that affect
both the Mid-South and the nation as a whole. Program includes special
tracks for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 14.5
CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have fun, too.
Early bird deadline is March 31, 2013. This Conference is limited to 400
Participants. Feel free to check out the preliminary brochure. Also, check
out the housing and other information see here.



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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event

Teleconference - February 14, 2013 - 2:00-3:00pm (EST) - Please join Citizenship and Immigration Services Ombudsman Maria Odom and her staff for a discussion on the recently released Formal Recommenations highlighting proposed and ongoing follow-up actions. They will discuss Ombudsman Case Assistance Online, implemented in late 2011, which improves their handling of requests for assistance from individiauls and employers seeking immigration benefits and services. To register, please email cisombudsman.publicaffairs@dhs.gov and reference "Ombudsman Update" in the subject line of your message.









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