September 2013

Posted on: September 12th, 2013
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Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin

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1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration Law:  Immigration and the Government Shutdown

3. Ask

4. Border and Enforcement News

  • GOP Leader Demands DHS Probe of Soaring Asylum Claims from Mexico
  • More Noncitizens Avoiding Deportation

5. News from the Courts 

  • Macy’s to Pay $175,000 to Settle Immigrant Case
  • Immigration: Governor Brown Considers Allowing 3.4M Non-citizens to Serve on Juries
  • Man Found Guilty in Immigration Bribery Plot
  • ICE Security Officer Charged with Sexual Abuse
  • Unauthorized Immigration Consultant Shut Down, Ordered to Pay Restitution
  • DOL Says Court Lacks Jurisdiction Over H-2B Visa Rules

6. News Bytes

  • Report: Immigration Bill Would Add Nearly 14,000 Jobs per District
  • Indians Third Largest Immigrant Group in US: Study
  • Immigration Reform Advocates Arrested in Lower Manhattan During Protest
  • One in Five Married Households Has Foreign-Born Spouse

7. Washington Watch

  • Feds Reject Sheriff’s Bid for Immigration Program
  • Barbour, Rendell: Congress Won’t Pass Immigration Legislation Until 2014
  • New Obama Immigration Policy Goes Easier on Parents
  • N.C. House Overrides McCrory’s Vetoes on Two Bills
  • DHS OIG Final Report: Implementation of L-1 Visa Regulations
  • USCIS Reports Telephone Scams
  • New Directive Issues on Solitary Confinement in Immigration Detention
  • Immigration Roundup: E-Verify Changes on the Horizon
  • Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Approved by California Legislature
  • U.S. Begins New Crackdown on Hiring Illegal Workers
  • Bill Would Let Undocumented Immigrants Be Lawyers
  • DHS and DOS Outline New Policy on False Claims of Citizenship

8. Updates From the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin: October 2013

10. ICE Memo on Facilitating Parental Interests in the Course of Civil Immigration Enforcement Activities
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