Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – February 2017

Posted on: February 27th, 2017
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1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration: Advice for Increased Immigration Enforcement


4. Border and Enforcement News

  • Siskind Summary: DHS’ Memorandum on Implementing the Executive Order on Interior Enforcement
  • Trump border ‘wall’ to cost $21.6 billion

5. News from the Courts

  • CA9 Upholds TRO, Maintains Nationwide Halt on Travel/Refugee Ban
  • CA7 Upholds Denial of Asylum to Ethiopian Petitioner Found to Have Knowingly Supported the OLF Terrorist Organization
  • CA5 Upholds Denial of Naturalization Application Where USCIS Found Appellant Did Not Receive a Full and Unconditional Executive Pardon

6. News Bytes

  • Federal Immigration Authorities Launch Raids Across The Country
  • Nearly 100 Tech Companies Join Forces In Court To Oppose Donald Trump’s Immigration Ban
  • EOIR Swears in Twelve Immigration Judges
  • A Day Without Immigrants Movement Brings Awareness to the Impact Immigrants Have in America

7. In the News at ABIL

  • Trump Era Begins With Tumultuous First Week, Entry Ban
  • Entry Ban: Frequently Asked Questions

8. Updates from the Blogs

9. State Department Visa Bulletin: March 2017