Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – December 2018

Posted on: December 27th, 2018
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  1. Openers
  2. ABCs of Immigration: Consular Processing of Nonimmigrant Visas
  3. AskVisalaw.com
  4. Border and Enforcement News
  • Siskind Summary: The H-1B Pre-Registration Proposed Rule
  • Secretary of Homeland Security Announces Change in Protocol from “Catch and Release” to “Catch and Return”
  1. News from the Courts
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Grants Review and Remands After Finding BIA Erred in Finding Applicant Failed to Establish Past Persecution
  1. News Bytes
  • USCIS Announces H-2B Cap for First Half of Fiscal Year 2019 Has Been Reached
  • Father of Child Who Died in CBP Custody States His Daughter Was Healthy and Hydrated Before Death
  • Revised Conrad State 30 Chart is Released
  1. In the News at ABIL
  • New Developments at Southern Border: Temporary Restraining Order Bars Trump Administration From Changing Asylum Law; Trump Spars With Chief Justice; No Agreement With Mexico Yet
  • DHS, DOL Publish Joint Proposed Rule to Require Electronic Advertising Instead of Print for H-2B Recruitment
  • DHS Extends TPS for Sudan, Nicaragua, Haiti, El Salvador Under Preliminary Injunction
  1. Updates from the Visalaw.com Blogs
  2. State Department Visa Bulletin: January 2018