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Bloggings: Three Short Comments About Late-Breaking Immigration Developments: By Roger Algase

Here are three brief thoughts about the latest immigration news.

1) News item: USCIS warns that the H-1B visas for FY 2014 may run out in the first week of April and a lottery might be required. (ID, March 18 and 19).

Comment: Say it ain't so, Joe.

2) News item: Senator Rand Paul (R. Kentucky) supports a Path to Citizenship for 11 million unauthorized  immigrants without saying it. (Politico, March 19).

Comment: CIR might be voted on without a 13-hour filibuster.

3) News item: Congressman Lamar Smith (R. Texas) states that America has a long way to go to keep up with the threat posed by asteroids and other objects from outer space (Huffington Post, March 20).

Comment: Lamar Smith, a long-time immigration restrictionist, is expanding his efforts to keep out unauthorized aliens.

About The Author

Roger Algase is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School. He has been practicing business immigration law in New York City for more than 20 years.

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