Comment: Public Charge Rule, Immigrants

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Article: Client Alert: USCIS Implements New Public Charge Rule, Effective February 24, 2020 By Lauren D. Berkowitz

Blogging: "A rarely-used fine could limit the spread of the coronavirus to the United States" by Nolan Rappaport

Blogging: "Virus" of White House racism is spreading Part 1: Trump downplays coronavirus, while using it as pretext for "Remain in Mexico" and border closure threat By Roger Algase

Blogging: 'Virus" of White House racism is spreading Part 2: Trump uses coronavirus as excuse to bar Latino immigrants while CDC budget cuts made danger worse By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Publishes Updated Guidance on H-2A Petitions for Sheep/Goat Herders

News: Initial H-1B Registration Period Opens at Noon Eastern on March 1

News: Re-Registration Period Now Open for Aliens with TPS under Yemen’s Designation

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Headline: Ken Cuccinelli Appointed Unlawfully to Top Immigration Post, Judge Rules Click here
Headline: Refugees cost taxpayers $60K-$133K — more than for illegal immigrants Click here
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Headline: Supreme Court skeptical of granting new hearings to asylum seekers Click here

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