Comment: Lawful and Legal Presence
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article explaining the term "Lawful Presence" in the oral argument in United States v. Texas. Also find an article on the recent EB-5 Senate hearing, and a blog on new data on detention facilities Used by ICE.

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Article: Digesting the Argument in U.S. v. Texas: What Is Lawful Presence and Why Does It Not Mean What It Sounds Like? Beth Werlin

Article: Reflections on the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing on EB -5: Time for TEA Reform. By Gary Friedland

Bloggings by Matthew KolkenNew Data on 637 Detention Facilities Used by ICE in FY 2015IRC Will Continue Resettling Refugee Families in Kansas; Obama Honors Thomas Homan For Jailing and Deporting Toddlers

Blogging: Fabio Becomes a US Citizen. By Carl Shusterman

News: USCIS Alert: Immigration Relief for Those Affected by Severe Earthquakes

News: USCIS Affirmative Asylum Scheduling Bulletin (4/25/16)

News: USCIS Cap Count for H-2B Nonimmigrants FY2016

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April 29, 2016, 1 - 4pm (Eastern), Rockville, MD. The Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland will conduct a training for volunteer attorneys on "Asylum Approved! How To Represent Asylum-seekers." This training is free to those who accept 1 pro bono case from an Unaccompanied Children Pro Bono Project Partner within 1 year of taking the training. Location: Rockville Memorial Library, Rockville Town Sq. Plaza, 21 Maryland Ave. Rockville, MD. For more information and registration instructions see here.

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