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VWP: Further Guidance and Talking Points on Ending the E-Passport Exemption for Emergency and Temporary Passports Published: Jul 31, 2009 TO ALL DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR POSTS 1.  Summary.  This cable was coordinated with DHS. Reftel A announced the end of the validity of non-electronic emergency and temporary passports for travel under the Visa Waiver Program (VWP).  Paragraph 2 gives talking points regarding VWP-compliant passport requirements for use with host governments.  The
Q&A for refugees, asylees Published: Jul 28, 2009 Questions and Answers if you are filing a Form I-485 (Application to Register Permanent Residence or Adjust Status), Form I-765 (Application for Employment Authorization) and Form I-131 (Application for Travel Document) for Refugees and Asylees Q. I am a refugee. If I file for adjustment of status, do I need to pay (a) the I-485 filing fee and (b)
A Broken System Published: Jul 28, 2009 A Broken System: Condifential Reports Reveal Failures in U.S. Immigrant Detention Centers. Click here to read the full US immigration news report.
MPI Report Proposes New System of Provisional Visas to Address U.S. Labor Market Future Flow Needs Published: Jul 25, 2009 "The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) today proposed creation of a new stream of visas to provide for the future flows of workers needed by the U.S. economy, stressing that comprehensive immigration reform legislation must include reform of the employment-based immigration system if it is to be effective. In a new report, Aligning Temporary
Affirmative Asylum Process and Procedures Published: Jul 24, 2009 Affirmative Asylum Process and Procedures "This lesson provides an overview of the affirmative asylum adjudication process. The lesson explains the jurisdiction of the asylum program, describes the application process, and explains who may be included as a dependent to an asylum application. The lesson provides basic information on each step of the
Constitution on ICE A Report on Immigration Home Raid Operations Published: Jul 23, 2009 Constitution on ICE A Report on Immigration Home Raid Operations; Cardozo Immigration Justice Clinic, July 2009.
USCIS Issues Additional Information to Employers Whose H-1B Petitions for Health Care Specialty Occupations Have Been Denied Published: Jul 21, 2009 WASHINGTON—U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today issued guidance to certain employers who received a denial of Form I-129, Petition for Nonimmigrant Worker, requesting H-1B classification for a beneficiary to practice in a health care specialty occupation prior to May 20, 2009. If the Form I-129 was denied solely on the basis that the
A Conversation about the Economic Effects of Immigrants on African Americans Published: Jul 17, 2009 A Conversation about the Economic Effects of Immigrants on African Americans "Gerald D. Jaynes, a professor in the Economics and African American Studies Departments at Yale University, dispels the myth that immigrants take African American jobs. In his plainspoken narrative, Jaynes cites statistical analysis on the effect of immigration on wages and