Comment: MAVNI, H-1B Puzzle Pieces
Today's issue of Immigration Daily has many items of interest: Articles about the future of the MAVNI program, how the puzzle pieces of H-1B fit together, denied asylum cases, and more. Scroll down to find the item(s) of interest below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at

Article:Immigrant Military Service Members and the Future of the MAVNI Program: Balancing National Security with Individual Rights by Celia Feldman


Blogging: Your Affirmative Asylum Case Was Denied. Now What? (Part 2: Immigration Court and Beyond). By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: PEW Research Center Report: Most immigrants arrested by ICE have prior criminal convictions, a big change from 2009. By Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: Much Sound and Fury: Matter of E-F-H-L-, 27 I&N Dec. 226 (A.G. 2018). By Lory Rosenberg

Blogging: NLRB Says Unlawful to Threaten Deportation to Graduate Assistants. By Bruce Buchanan

Focus: PERM Illuminated - Hot Off the Presses
Joel Stewart has done something remarkable in the new edition of THE PERM BOOK 2017-18 Edition. He has taken the spaghetti of all the sources on PERM: legislations, rules, FAQs, cases etc. and reintegrated them into a simple and luminously logical progression of how to do PERM. In each of the chapters, he uses articles by notable practitioners and his own extensive commentary to provide deep insights on every aspect of PERM. If you are a seasoned PERM practitioner, you will appreciate the clarity of the organization seen in the table of contents below, and will discover many new insights in every chapter. For anyone relatively new to PERM, Joel Stewart serves as a trusted guide to your mastering the lay of the land of this complex area. This book belongs in the library shelf of every PERM practitioner. Get your copy now, here:

Book includes: Chapter 1: All About the Law, Chapter 2: Parties to PERM, Chapter 3: Legal Requirements, Chapter 4: Anomalies: Special Handling or Processing, Chapter 5: Educational Degrees as Requirements, Chapter 6: Job Offers, Chapter 7: Prevailing Wage Requests, Chapter 8: All About Recruitment, Chapter 9: Consideration of Job Applicants, Chapter 10: All About Filin, Chapter 11: Post Filing Issues, Chapter 12: Approvals: Expiration, Validity, Portability & Duplicates, Chapter 13: Denials, Chapter 14: Request for Reconsideration, Chapter 15: Introduction to BALCA, Chapter 16: How to Request Review at BALCA, Chapter 17: Consideration by BALC, Chapter 18: BALCA Can Remand, Chapter 19: Disciplinary Measures, Chapter 20: DOL Organization and Updates, Acknowledgements, The PERM Book Online Library.

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Headline: ICE Agents Frustrated by Trump Using Agency as Political 'Pawn' to Push Anti-Immigration Agenda, Former Official Says Click here
Headline: U.S. Sues California to Void Sanctuary City Laws Click here
Headline: Mother Separated From Child in Immigrant Detention Released Click here
Headline: Immigration agency to delay premium processing for H-1B visas, lawyers say Click here
Headline: Legal immigrants to the US wonder: Amid DACA attention, what about us? Click here

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