Comment: Top Links February 2014
We feature the top articles and news items for February 2014 below:



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Article: My Thoughts on U.S. Immigration Issues by Jan H. Brown

Blogging: Senator's Saucy Request Roils EB-5 Regional Centers. By Angelo Paparelli

Bloggings by Greg Siskind:  Report Hits CBP for Abusive Treatment of US Citizens at Ports of Entry;  Immigrant of the Day: Chiwetel Ejiofor - Oscar Nominee

Blogging: USCIS SEEKS INFO ON H-1s FOR RNs. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: GOP Heeds People's Voice on Immigration - in Steve King's District. By Roger Algase

News: DHS Announces Chile's Designation Into the Visa Waiver Program

News: USCIS Announces Temporary Protected Status Extended for Haitians

News: DHS Announces Finalization of Prison Rape Elimination Act Standards

Focus: Consular Processing For Experts, Session 3
The third and final session of the seminar series, "Consular Processing For Experts," will be taking place this Thursday, March 6th. The Discussion Leader is Ceridwen Koski and other speakers for this series included Steven Heller, Miguel Manna, Marcela Mendoza, Chris Musillo, Dilnaz Saleem, and Laurel Scott. The curriculum for this session is as follows:

Third Phone Session on March 6, 2014 - Waivers

  • When are they needed?
  • Immigrant
  • Nonimmigrant
Miss the first two sessions? Don't worry - we will mail you CDs of the recordings. For additional information, including detailed biographies, detailed curriculum, and to register, please see:
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Headline: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service has become tech-savvy and more responsive to the public's needs Click here
Headline: GOP Immigration Standoff— Poor Choice of Winning Election Issues Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform News 2014: What Happens Next After Obama's Meeting With Canadian and Mexican Leaders? Click here
Headline: U.S. Supreme Court declines immigration cases Click here
Headline: Video: Obama's 2014 Goals: Immigration Reform & Economic Recovery Click here

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
"Illegal: Reflections of an Undocumented Immigrant" by Jose Angel N. - University of Illinois Press (February 2014), 128 pp - ISBN:0252038312, $72.00 -

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