Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – June 2017

Posted on: June 28th, 2017
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1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration: Cap-Exemption Strategies For the H-1B Visa Category


4. Border and Enforcement News

  • Siskind’s Summary of Supreme Court Decision Barring Favoring Mothers Over Fathers in Citizenship Case
  • Visas to Muslim-majority countries down 20 percent 12
  • Immigration Judge Orders Release of DACA Seeker
  • U.S. Citizen Asserts Rights Violation After Detainment by Immigration Authorities

5. News From the Courts

  • CA6 Finds BIA Properly Found Petitioners Ineligible to Adjustment
  • CA7 Stays Order of Removal While Petition for Review Considered

6. News Bytes

  • Minneapolis Metro Transit Officer Asking About Immigration Status
  • New Website Feature Allows CBP to Remind Travelers of Departure Date
  • USCIS Announces Workload Transfer
  • The California Legislature Is About to Kick Immigration Agents Out of San Diego Jails
  • Scam artists target immigrant communities, promising legal status for cash

7. Washington Watch

  • Trump Permits ‘Dreamers’ to Stay in U.S., Reversing Campaign Promise
  • Republicans look to fulfill Trump’s vow on ‘Kate’s Law’

8. In the News at ABIL

  • Fourth Circuit Upholds Rejection of Trump Travel Ban
  • DHS Extends TPS Designation for Haiti
  • USCIS Reaches CW-1 Cap for FY 2018

9. Updates from Visalaw blogs

10. State Department Visa Bulletin: July 2017