Comment: Top Links December 2013
We feature the top articles and news items for December 2013 below:



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Article: Infosys I-9 Audit Results Likely to Trigger ICE Audits of Computer Consulting Firms by Mary Pivec

Article: Republicans to Sideline Hispanics and Other Minorities By Piecemeal Immigration Legislation? by Alan Lee

Blogging: Can John Boehner Lead on Immigration In 2014? by Chris Musillo

Bloggings by Roger Algase: Were Ancient Egyptians Friendlier to Immigrants Than Americans are?; CIR in 2014? Pundits' Self- Delusion and a Bishop's Sober Words

News: CRS Report on US Immigration Policy: Chart Book of Key Trends

Focus: Removal For Experts, Session III
The third and final session of the seminar series, "Removal for Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, January 9, 2014. The Discussion Leader will be Lory Rosenberg and other speakers for this series include Jeff Joseph, Matthew Kolken, Maris Liss, Michelle Mendez, Rekha Sharma-Crawford, Marty Rosenbluth, and Mark Shmueli. The curriculum for the third session is as follows:

The C Words: Citizenship, Cards and Claims, Categorical Analysis, Convictions, CIMTS, Courts

  • Citizenship claims
  • Identity cards, I-9s, Voting, Fraud
  • Categorical Crime Analysis under Moncrieffe and Deschamps
  • CIMT construction and Silva Trevino
  • Chaidez, Vacations and Modifications of Conviction
  • Circuit Court Review: BIA appeals, Mediation, and Negotiating Remands
  • CIR Update

The registration deadline for this session is Tuesday, January 7th at 11:59pm [EST]. Miss the first two sessions? Worry not, we will send you CDs with the recordings of those two sessions. For additional information, including speaker biographies, detailed curriculum, and to register, please see:
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Headline: In small town, immigration creates great cultural divide Click here
Headline: Reframing The Immigration Conversation For 2014 : NPR Click here
Headline: In immigration news: The 2014 debate begins, SB 1070 correspondence, black immigrants, visa backlogs, more Click here
Headline: Judge allows access to emails about Arizona immigration law Click here
Headline: Will Christie's immigration bill haunt him in 2016? Click here
Headline: Why 2014 will be the year of immigration reform | Fox News Click here
Headline: The [Undocumented] Lawyer and the Rule of Law Click here

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