Siskind’s Immigration Bulletin – November 2016

Posted on: November 30th, 2016
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1. Openers

2. ABCs of Immigration: Executive Summary – The High Skilled Worker Final Rule


4. Border and Enforcement News

  • What Does Trump’s Victory Mean for DACA?
  • USCIS Adds St. Vincent and the Grenadines to Countries Eligible for H-2A and H-2B Visa Programs

5. News From the Courts

  • BIA Rules Shoplifting to be a Categorical Crime Involving Moral Turpitude
  • BIA Rules Petit Larceny is a Crime that Categorically Involves Moral Turpitude

6. News Bytes

  • The CW-1 Cap for Fiscal Year 2017 Has Been Reached
  • Changes to PERM Notification Process
  • USCIS Policy Manual Updated to Provide Guidance on Health-Related Grounds of Inadmissibility

7. Featured Post: From the Desk of Greg Siskind

  • Immigration in the Age of Trump

8. In the News at ABIL

  • ABIL Commenters Weigh In on USCIS Proposed Rule on Parole for Entrepreneurs
  • U.S. Supreme Court Denies Rehearing in U.S. v. Texas
  • USCIS Increases Validity of Work Permits to Two Years for Asylum Applicants

9. Updates from the Blogs

10. State Department Visa Bulletin: December 2016

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.