Comment: Visa Prioritization, Supremes on Deportation

Today's Immigration Daily issue features several items of interest, including Articles, Blogging, and News about Immigrant Visa Prioritization, an article on the problems that persist at USCIS, despite Biden's Progress on Immigration and more. Please scroll down to find the item(s) below. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

Article - Problems at USCIS Persist, Despite Biden’s Progress on Immigration in His First 100 Days by Aaron Reichlin-Melnick for Immigration Impact

Blogging - New Supreme Court Decision Could Save You From Deportation by Carl Shusterman

News: DOS Announces Immigrant Visa Prioritization

Focus: 2021 Physician Immigration Update

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Headline: Demonstrators Urge State And National Lawmakers On Immigration Reform Click here
Headline: Separated Families To Reunite In The U.S., As Immigrant Advocates Push For More Click here
Headline: As U.S. seeks to outsource immigration enforcement, Mexico gains leverage Click here
Headline: May Day march activists call for US immigration reform, fair work accommodations Click here
Headline: Do immigrants harm native students academically? Click here

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