Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – January 2017

Posted on: January 31st, 2017
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1.Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration: Parole for Entrepreneurs Final Rule

3. AskVisalaw.com

4. Border and Enforcement News

  • Summary of President Trump’s Executive Orders
  • Wet Foot Dry Foot Policy Q & A
  • DHS Releases Statistics for 2016

5. News from the Courts

  • Federal Court Grants Nationwide Class Status in Suit to Protect Asylum Seekers
  • Judge Orders In-state Tuition for Some Immigrants in Georgia
  • BIA Says Crime of Perjury Is an Aggravated Felony
  • BALCA Affirms Denial, Finds that Employer Did Not Meet its Burden in Rejecting U.S. Workers

6. News Bytes

  • Appeals Court Panel Taking Up Immigration Provision in Texas Border Security Law
  • USCIS Releases a New Version of Multiple Forms
  • Remittances to Mexico Jump by Most in 10 Years After Trump Victory

7. Washington Watch

  • Yemen Re-designated for Temporary Protected Status
  • Temporary Protected Service Extended for Somalia

8. In the News at ABIL

  • Reading the Tea Leaves: Requests From DHS Office by Trump Transition Team, Policy Statement, Cabinet Nominees Offer Hints
  • USCIS Releases New Policy Guidance on Physicians of National or International Renown

9. Updates from the Visalaw.com Blogs

10. State Department Visa Bulletin: February 2017

Disclaimer: This newsletter is provided as a public service and not intended to establish an attorney client relationship. Any reliance on information contained herein is taken at your own risk.