Comment: Happy New Year from Immigration Daily

The entire ILW team wishes all a happy, healthy, and safe 2018. We have great things in store for our readers and supporters - expos, new publications, and, of course, the latest immigration stories. Here's to a wonderful year ahead for you and yours! 2018 is shaping up to be an eventful year for our nation's immigration system--we look forward to covering it thoroughly for you. Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.








Article: Incorporation in the United States for the U.S. Investor Visa Client By Jonas M. Grant





Blogging: Without a Trump-Democrat trade, the DREAM Act is just a dream By Nolan Rappaport



Blogging: Trump's Muslim Ban and Assaults on Family, Diversity Visas Lead to More Anti-Sharia Bills Against US Citizens Recalling Nazi Kosher Ban By Roger Algase





News: USCIS Updates Processing Times For EB-5









Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2017-2018 Edition

ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, Coming Soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:



The Book Contents: Major Consular Posts: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Vietnam. Theory and Practice: Introduction; New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice; Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts; Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul; The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks; Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations; E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors; The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions; H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking; Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites;

State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs); ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces;

What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions; A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment; Resource Materials on CD-ROM



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Headline: ICE Condemns ‘Politically-driven’ Pardons of Immigrants in New York
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Headline: Trump Shocks With 12 Big Immigration Wins, Critics Decry 'Fewer Immigrants Entering US'
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Headline: More Workers Say Their Bosses Are Threatening To Have Them Deported
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Headline: How California’s Plan to Protect Undocumented Immigrants Will Play Out in San Diego
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Headline: Top 5 U.S. Immigration Stories Of 2017 And What To Watch In 2018
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