Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – March 2018

Posted on: March 19th, 2018
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  1. Openers
  2. ABCs of Immigration: Form I-9 General Concepts
  4. Border and Enforcement News
  • DHS Releases Southwest Border Migration Statistics for 2018
  1. News from the Courts
  • BIA Affirms DHS Appeal Asserting Drug Trafficking Charge Constitutes Aggravated Felony Conviction Which Excludes Consideration for Cancellation of Removal
  1. News Bytes
  • USCIS Announces System Outage of E-Verify From March 23 Through March 26 Due to System Updates
  • American Bar Association Files Brief Imploring Department of Justice to Continue to Allow Immigration Judges Authority to Administratively Close Cases
  • Oregon Senate approves Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Tuition Plan
  • U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Removes “Nation of Immigrants” From its Mission Statement, Drawing Letter of Concern from Members of Congress
  • United States Senate Confirms New Commissioner of United States Customs and Border Patrol
  1. Washington Watch
  • Trump’s Justice Department Sues California Over Immigration Enforcement
  1. In the News at ABIL
  • Supreme Court Says Certain Aliens May Be Held in Indefinite Detention, Remands Case to Ninth Circuit
  • USCIS Clarifies Policy on Requirements for Third-Party Worksite H-1B Petitions
  • SAVE Moves From Paper To Electronic Verification Request Submissions
  1. Updates from the Blogs
  2. State Department Visa Bulletin: April 2018