Comment: Clinton on Immigration

MSNBC reports that Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has begun to talk about her position on immigration reform during an event with Dreamers in Las Vegas last week.




When Hillary Clinton staked out her position on immigration (last week), supporters hailed her for bear-hugging every advocacy group's wish list on policy points -- provide a pathway to full citizenship, check; expand executive actions, check; reform "inhumane" detention practices, check, check and check... Clinton is certainly needling Republican contenders who have been imperiled by the immigration debate, allowing the chasm to grow within the GOP presidential field between candidates who have taken a hard shift to the right and others attempting to make inroads with Latino voters. While many Republican candidates have been murky on the details over how they would deal with the 11 million unauthorized immigrants living in the U.S., Clinton was unequivocal: "We can't wait for a path to equal citizenship," Clinton said Tuesday. She also took a shot at more moderate Republicans, like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who has been open to providing a pathway to a legal status, but not citizenship. "When they talk about legal status, that is code for second-class status," she said.



While we welcome the Mrs Clinton's comments on immigration reform, we have all learnt from President Obama that while immigration is a high priority as a campaign promise and for political jockeying, it is often a low priority or no priority when it comes to actual implementation of reform during their term. We must encourage all the Presidential candidates to not only talk the talk, but hold them accountable to walk the walk.



Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.


























Article: Letter to Congress Regarding the EB-5 Program: Is DHS Improperly Overreaching? By Mona Shah, Esq. and Lory Rosenberg, Esq.



Article: EB-5 Loans Helping the Film Industry. By e-council Inc.





Blogging: Update on the Asylum Backlog. By Jason Dzubow



Blogging: Birthright Citizenship Denial Helps Cause SE Asia Refugee Crisis. By Roger Algase




News: DHS OIG Report on Collection of Prosecutorial Discretion Data



News: USCIS Message Regarding Children Affected by the Earthquake in Nepal



News: USCIS Updates Processing Times Information for the Immigrant Investor Program Office (5/12/15)





















Focus: EB-5 Events for Chinese Students

Chinese international students are coming to the US in dramatically increased numbers. The explosion in undergrad Chinese students started in 2008 and continues. For EB-5 purposes Chinese students offer the best prospects. We have been conducting events in 2014 educating Chinese Students on EB-5 in New York City. We can conduct similar events in six other cities across US. For each city we promote the event to multiple campuses across the metropolitan region; this can vary from ten to twenty campuses per city. The time frame for the events is determined based on the academic calendar. These are short evening events that require a short single night stay trip from the sponsoring Regional Center or law firm. During the educational event covering the students' immigration options the sponsor makes a short presentation about their project or law firm. The event structure allows for plenty of networking opportunities with students. These events are available only to Regional Centers that use Regulation-D or to law firms, and we require clients to consult a securities attorney before signing up for these events. For more information please contact us at tel: (212)545-0818 or write to us at webmaster@ilw.com.








Headline:
Fueled by immigration, Hinduism becomes fourth-largest faith in US Click here

Headline:
Scathing report calls for dismantling immigrant detention system Click here

Headline:
Ten Years Since McCain-Kennedy, an Immigration Starter Kit for the 2016 Presidential Candidates Click here

Headline:
Hillary Runs to the Left of Bill on Immigration Reform Click here

Headline:
GOP Split Over Bill To Let #Immigrants In U.S. Illegally Serve In Military Click here








Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Tampa, FL. Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC is seeking an experienced Immigration Paralegal in our Tampa, FL office. Position Overview: Provide paralegal assistance to high volume immigration law practice supporting two attorneys. Practice involves business and family cases regarding nonimmigrant, immigrant and citizenship matters. Duties/Responsibilities: Handle telephone communications with clients, attorneys and staff. Extensive client interaction. Document and client billing organization. Liaise with various government agencies. Assist in document preparation and revision. Maintain working knowledge of current immigration policies, practices, procedures, formats, and terminology. Other duties as assigned. Knowledge/Experience: Four year degree preferred. 5+ years' immigration experience. Excellent communication skills required for effective client contact in high volume, high profile immigration practice. Superior organizational skills and ability to keep high volume practice organized with strong case management skills. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team. Advanced skills in computer technology using MS Word, Excel, Outlook. Ability to meet deadlines in an environment with frequent interruptions. Flexibility to work occasional overtime. Please apply on line at www.bipc.com >careers>professional staff, or click here.








Case Management for Immigration Automation: Digital office for comprehensive immigration case management
INSZoom is the leading digital office for comprehensive immigration case management and compliance, trusted by the world's top immigration law firms and corporations. Use INSZoom's industry-defining technology to streamline and automate your immigration practice. Access 800+ immigration forms for the U.S. and the world, which are always updated within 24 hours of release. e-File all major USCIS forms. Give clients and consultants direct access to your system through online portals. Access group calendaring, alert tools, CRM, email management, billing and invoicing, and much more. Every service integrates within one solution to boost your productivity and help you grow your practice. For more details, contact us at (925) 244-0600 or Sales@INSZoom.com. To learn more, click here.



Alina Antonetti, Attorney at Law. Brief Writing Services for Immigration Attorneys. Includes briefs to the bench, the BIA and Federal Circuit Courts, as well as RFEs, NOIDs and other matters to USCIS, and AAO. Briefs are tailor made to each client. Lawyers are my only clients. Over 550 briefs written in the past 14 years. Law Review Editor and Cum Laude graduate from the University of Miami. Website: www.antonetti-law.net. Email: info@antonetti-law.net.



















To submit an article or a news item to Immigration Daily,
write to editor@ilw.com.
Follow ILW.COM on Twitter.




"http://blogs.ilw.com/entry.php?8600-Letters-of-the-Week-May-11-May-15"
target="_blank">Letters of the Week
:









ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event


May 16, 2015, 9am - 12pm (Central), Waukegan, IL. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will conduct a Citizenship Workshop in Spanish. Location: Holy Family Church - Youth Center 450, Keller Avenue, Waukegan, IL, 60085. Contact: ycarbajal@mbtparish.org.







An Important disclaimer! The
information provided on this page is not legal advice.
Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and
receipt by you does not constitute, an attorney-client
relationship. Readers must not act upon any information without
first seeking advice from a qualified attorney. Copyright
1995-2015 American Immigration LLC, ILW.COM. Send correspondence
and articles to "mailto:editor@ilw.com">editor@ilw.com. Letters and articles
may be edited and may be published and otherwise used in any
medium. The views expressed in letters and articles do not
necessarily represent the views of ILW.COM.




"publisher" id="publisher">
Publisher: Sam Udani ISSN: 1930-062X

"http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/advisoryboard.shtm">Advisory
Board
: Jason Dzubow, Rami Fakhoury, Matthew Kolken, Chris Musillo,
Lory Rosenberg, Greg Siskind, Joel Stewart, Margaret Wong