Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – January 2020

Posted on: December 30th, 2019
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  1. Openers
  2. ABCs of Immigration: Nonimmigrant Visas
  3. AskVisalaw.com
  4. Border and Enforcement News
    • Border Arrests Decline for Sixth Consecutive Month
    • Feds defend creation of fake school to fight visa fraud
    • Immigration Advocates Identify Medical Screenings as Latest Attempt to Thwart Asylum Seekers 11
  5. News From The Courts
    • Lawsuit Alleges DHS and USCIS Overreach in EB5 Final Rule
    • District Judge in San Francisco Blocks Trump Rule Which Ended Fee Waivers for Low-Income Immigrants Seeking Citizenship
    • Federal Court Awards United States Citizenship to American Samoans
  6. Washington Watch
    • Siskind Summary: S.386 – The Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019
    • Democrats Propose Revolutionary Legislation to “End the Criminalization of Immigration”
  7. News Bytes
    • USCIS Implements Two Decisions from the Attorney General on Good Moral Character Determinations
    • Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” Program Has Asylum Grant Rate of Less Than 1 Percent
    • More Restrictions and Lawsuits Expected for H-1B Visas in 2020
  8. In the News at ABIL
    • 9th Circuit Grants Government’s Motion on Public Charge Rule
    • Regulatory Agendas are not Just Wish Lists Any Longer
    • Just When You Though It Was Safe to Get Back on Twitter
  9. Updates from the Visalaw.com Blogs
  10. State Department Visa Bulletin: January 2020