Comment: EB-5 Update From Brazil

Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest including an article about the latest EB-5 related changes from Brazil; Blogging about Trump on the Syrian refugee crisis; Also find a CRS Legal Sidebar on the latest Shooting in San Francisco raising questions about "Sanctuary Cities."

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Article: EB-5: A report from Brazil. By Renata Castro, Esq.

Article: O-1 VISA PEER LETTERS (HOW TO STRUCTURE THEM) By Dino Palangic et. al.

Blogging: Trump: 'Admit Syrian Refugees'. Is Security Stopping Us, Or Bias? By Roger Algase

News: CRS Report - Legal Sidebar: Recent Shooting in San Francisco Raises Questions about "Sanctuary Cities" and Compliance with Immigration Detainers

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2015-2016 Edition

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Book Outline is as follows:


Part I. I-140 Introduction

Chapter One: Editor's Introduction

Chapter Two: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts by Kristen Quan Hammill

Part II. I-140 by Herbert A. Weiss

Chapter One: Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process

Chapter Two: The Scope of Agency Authority

Chapter Three: The Job Offer Requirement

Chapter Four: The Immigration Act of 1990

Chapter Five: The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability

Chapter Six: The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher

Chapter Seven: The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive

Chapter Eight: The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability

Chapter Nine: The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker

Chapter Ten: The I-140 Form

Chapter Eleven: The Standard of Evidence

Chapter Twelve: Priority Dates

Chapter Thirteen: Filing Multiple Petitions

Chapter Fourteen: Successors in Interest

Chapter Fifteen: Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage

Chapter Sixteen: Portability

Chapter Seventeen: Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar

Chapter Eighteen: Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions

Chapter Nineteen: A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

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