Comment: USCIS’s Unlawful Presence Policy, Asylum Applicants
Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Article on To Leave Or Not To Leave: The Devastating Impact of USCIS’s Unlawful Presence Policy on Foreign Students, News on USCIS Makes Two More Applications Available for Online Filing and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to

Article: To Leave Or Not To Leave: The Devastating Impact of USCIS’s Unlawful Presence Policy on Foreign Students By Cyrus Mehta

Blogging: US facilitating forced marriage of children: Immigration loophole invoked hundreds of times each year By Nolan Rappaport

News: USCIS Announces Online Case Status Feature for Asylum Applicants

News: USCIS Makes Two More Applications Available for Online Filing

Focus: H1B to EB5
Exhibition/speaking opportunities for February 2019 H-1B events are available. Please see below for our current H1B to EB5 Expo schedule:

  • Atlanta, GA - Monday, January 21 ( Completed )
  • Seattle, WA - Wednesday, January 23 ( Completed )
  • San Jose, CA - Friday, January 25 ( Completed )
  • Orlando, FL - Monday, February 4 ( 4 Seats Available )
  • Dallas, TX - Wednesday, February 6 ( 2 Seats Available )
  • San Francisco - Friday, February 8 ( 2 Seats Available )

Half Day Event for Indian H-1Bs considering EB-5 Option (Speaking Opportunity included) Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
Special Note for Attorneys: This event will feature two immigration attorney panels solely on immigration law matters. The only way an immigration attorney can participate and speak at this event is if they are nominated by an issuer who is exhibiting at the event (there is no fee charged to immigration attorneys).

EB-5 Issuers only - $3,999 per city for H-1B Event
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

Headline: Trump National Golf Club Fires Dozens of Undocumented Immigrants Click here
Headline: Immigration Courts Face 'Catch-up for Years' After Shutdown Click here
Headline: Undocumented immigrants quietly pay billions into Social Security and receive no benefits Click here
Headline: US immigration authorities detail so-called return-to-Mexico guidance for migrants Click here
Headline: NBC condemns Tom Brokaw's 'inaccurate and inappropriate' comments about Hispanics Click here

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Gender, Violence, Refugees By Susanne Buckley-Zistel and Ulrike Krause. Berghahn Books, 302 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 1785336169, $89.42 Paperback, ISBN: 1789200881, $26.55 Kindle, 2883 KB, ASIN: B06XTB4DJS, $24.00

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