Comment: Top Articles And News For February 2019



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Article: Taking H-4 Spouses out of the US Workforce Would Hurt Women the Most By Walter Ewing for Immigration Impact

Blogging: Get Rid Of Per-Country Quotas And Increase Merit-Based Immigration By Carl Shusterman

Blogging: OCAHO Finds No Discrimination By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Seven Things To Remember About The H-1B Cap By Chris Musillo

News: Supreme Court Holds that the Government has Authority in Detaining and Deporting Immigrants with Past Criminal Charges in Nielsen v. Preap

News: USCIS Announces FY 2020 H-1B Cap Season Start, Updates, and Changes

Focus: Taiwan Expo

May 8, 2019 — Taipei

  • Taiwan is one of the larger EB5 Markets, with about 150 investments per year raised
  • Taiwan has an agent structure similar to China (but lower cost than China)
  • The language is the same in both China and Taiwan thus simplifying preparation of marketing material
  • Taiwan is very close geographically to China & Vietnam, so jetlag is minimized and productive time is maximized

Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards

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Headline: Supreme Court hands Trump administration a victory in immigration battle Click here
Headline: The U.S. Is Reportedly Keeping Immigrant Children in Secret Shelters Click here
Headline: George W. Bush:'Immigration is a blessing and a strength' Click here
Headline: Applications For H-1B Immigrant Visa Comparable To The Size Of Marin County, California, Population Click here
Headline: Dream Act 2019: Dreamers, Temporary Protected Status holders push for immigration bill in Boston Click here

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