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Immigration News – 2007

2 Jan

The links to the PDFs below represent immigration news and updates that occurred during 2012 and are provided as resources.

Date News Stories

12/30/2007 The Illegal Immigrant is the 2007 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year
12/30/2007 The Illegal Immigrant is the 2007 Dallas Morning News Texan of the Year
12/27/2007 Migrant activists manage few wins
12/27/2007 Migrant activists manage few wins
12/23/2007 Minutemen founder besieged from within
12/23/2007 Minutemen founder besieged from within
12/22/2007 Judge Supports Arizona Law on Immigrants
12/22/2007 Judge Supports Arizona Law on Immigrants
12/20/2007 For Schengen Outsiders, A New Isolation
12/20/2007 Once Volatile, Crossing Is Opening With a Whisper
12/20/2007 For Schengen Outsiders, A New Isolation
12/20/2007 Once Volatile, Crossing Is Opening With a Whisper
12/19/2007 Immigration Official Guilty in Alien Fraud
12/19/2007 Judge May Not Step in to Halt Arizona Law
12/19/2007 Immigration Official Guilty in Alien Fraud
12/19/2007 Judge May Not Step in to Halt Arizona Law
12/18/2007 Arizona Immigration Law Tough but Not Smart
12/18/2007 Arizona Immigration Law Tough but Not Smart
12/17/2007 When Anti-Immigrant Is Anti-Business
12/17/2007 Foreign-Born Population in Canada at a 75 Year High
12/17/2007 When Anti-Immigrant Is Anti-Business
12/17/2007 Foreign-Born Population in Canada at a 75 Year High
12/14/2007 Iceland complains to US about treatment of tourist in New York
12/14/2007 Iceland complains to US about treatment of tourist in New York
12/11/2007 CIS on Continued Validity of I-551 Cards without Expiration Date
12/11/2007 CIS Updates Guide for New Immigrants
12/11/2007 CIS on Continued Validity of I-551 Cards without Expiration Date
12/11/2007 CIS Updates Guide for New Immigrants
12/10/2007 U.S. agency looks at eliminating old green cards
12/10/2007 U.S. agency looks at eliminating old green cards
12/9/2007 Employer sanctions foes want start delayed
12/9/2007 Court Backs Arizona Law on Immigrants
12/9/2007 Employer sanctions foes want start delayed
12/9/2007 Court Backs Arizona Law on Immigrants
12/7/2007 Illegal-immigration crackdown hurts business
12/7/2007 Illegal-immigration crackdown hurts business
12/6/2007 Kidding Ourselves About Immigration
12/6/2007 Meat Processors Look to Puerto Rico for Workers
12/6/2007 US Visit DHS Fact Sheet
12/6/2007 Businesses want foreign labor visa plan to grow
12/6/2007 Kidding Ourselves About Immigration
12/6/2007 Meat Processors Look to Puerto Rico for Workers
12/6/2007 US Visit DHS Fact Sheet
12/6/2007 Businesses want foreign labor visa plan to grow
12/5/2007 Statement by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on the No-Match Appeal
12/5/2007 DHS Appeals SSN No-Match Letter Injunction
12/5/2007 Federal Suit Is Seeking to Expedite Citizenship
12/5/2007 Statement by Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on the No-Match Appeal
12/5/2007 DHS Appeals SSN No-Match Letter Injunction
12/5/2007 Federal Suit Is Seeking to Expedite Citizenship
12/4/2007 Brazilians Giving Up Their American Dream
12/4/2007 Senate Approves Peru Trade Deal
12/4/2007 Brazilians Giving Up Their American Dream
12/4/2007 Senate Approves Peru Trade Deal
12/3/2007 DHS Reminds Travelers of New Document Requirements Beginning January 31, 2008
12/3/2007 DHS Reminds Travelers of New Document Requirements Beginning January 31, 2008
12/2/2007 Immigration Contractor Trims Wages
12/2/2007 Immigration Contractor Trims Wages
11/29/2007 Labor Department opens an investigation after a new contractor reduces wages in Laguna Niguel federal office
11/29/2007 U.S. Takes Steps to Simplify Voting From Abroad
11/29/2007 Labor Department opens an investigation after a new contractor reduces wages in Laguna Niguel federal office
11/29/2007 U.S. Takes Steps to Simplify Voting From Abroad
11/28/2007 DHS Announces Transition to 10 print Fingerprint Collection Upon Entry into the U.S.
11/28/2007 CIS Reminds Burundians to Re-Register for TPS
11/28/2007 Singapore Eases Labor Rules To Attract More Foreign Talent
11/28/2007 E-Verify often wrongly flags foreign-born hires as illegal, a report says, raising fears the system could lead to bias
11/28/2007 DHS Announces Transition to 10 print Fingerprint Collection Upon Entry into the U.S.
11/28/2007 CIS Reminds Burundians to Re-Register for TPS
11/28/2007 Singapore Eases Labor Rules To Attract More Foreign Talent
11/28/2007 E-Verify often wrongly flags foreign-born hires as illegal, a report says, raising fears the system could lead to bias
11/27/2007 Lou Dobbs Anti-Immigration Message is Winning
11/27/2007 The Citizenship Surge
11/27/2007 Lou Dobbs Anti-Immigration Message is Winning
11/27/2007 The Citizenship Surge
11/26/2007 Undocumented youths without guardians get free help from top law firms
11/26/2007 Undocumented youths without guardians get free help from top law firms
11/25/2007 Revised Rule for Employers That Hire Immigrants
11/25/2007 Immigrant Workers Caught in Net Cast for Gangs
11/25/2007 Revised Rule for Employers That Hire Immigrants
11/25/2007 Immigrant Workers Caught in Net Cast for Gangs
11/24/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update As Of November 16th
11/24/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update As Of November 16th
11/23/2007 Surge Brings New Immigration Backlog
11/23/2007 Surge Brings New Immigration Backlog
11/21/2007 Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard
11/21/2007 Naturalization paperwork jam hits Texas hard
11/20/2007 Fee increase triggers immigration applications deluge; may delay naturalizations
11/20/2007 For Children of Norway, a Rift With the Mother Country
11/20/2007 Fee increase triggers immigration applications deluge; may delay naturalizations
11/20/2007 For Children of Norway, a Rift With the Mother Country
11/19/2007 Immigration Is the Question in the ’08 Election
11/19/2007 Immigration Is the Question in the ’08 Election
11/18/2007 Immigrants Could Face Tighter Rules in Michigan
11/18/2007 Immigrants Could Face Tighter Rules in Michigan
11/17/2007 Federal jury finds detention center liable for mistreatment
11/17/2007 Federal jury finds detention center liable for mistreatment
11/15/2007 EOIR to Increase Pro-Bono Support Resources
11/15/2007 EOIR to Increase Pro-Bono Support Resources
11/14/2007 Canadian Firetruck that responded held up at U.S. border for eight minutes
11/14/2007 Canadian Firetruck that responded held up at U.S. border for eight minutes
11/13/2007 Spitzer to Drop His License Plan That Included Liscenses for the Otherwise Undocumented
11/13/2007 Spitzer to Drop His License Plan That Included Liscenses for the Otherwise Undocumented
11/12/2007 Investigation continues in arrest of immigration center workers
11/12/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update through November 1, 2007
11/12/2007 Investigation continues in arrest of immigration center workers
11/12/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update through November 1, 2007
11/7/2007 CIS Facts Sheet For New Form I-9
11/7/2007 CIS Revises Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Document
11/7/2007 USCIS Revises Employment Eligibilty Verification Form I-9
11/7/2007 CIS Facts Sheet For New Form I-9
11/7/2007 CIS Revises Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification Document
11/7/2007 USCIS Revises Employment Eligibilty Verification Form I-9
11/6/2007 Faults Seen at Agency That Patrols U.S. Borders
11/6/2007 Faults Seen at Agency That Patrols U.S. Borders
11/5/2007 Sensenbrenner introduces expanded enforcement-first bill
10/31/2007 Visa Data to Be Included on Driver’s Licenses Again
10/31/2007 Vt. Town Sets Immigrant Farm Worker Policy
10/30/2007 Britain to restrict Bulgarian and Romanian migrants through 2008
10/29/2007 Real ID That Spitzer Now Embraces Has Been Widely Criticized
10/29/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update
10/28/2007 What Part of ‘Illegal’ Don’t You Understand?
10/28/2007 DHS Publishes New Rule on Travel for H, L & K visa holders after Adjustment of Status is Filed
10/26/2007 Burundi Temporary Protected Status to End May 9, 2009
10/25/2007 Fury at French Immigration Law
10/25/2007 Lockup of immigrants to expand along Texas
10/24/2007 Senate Bill Could Triple H-1B Visa Fees Paid By Employers
10/24/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update
10/24/2007 Senators reject legal status for children of immigrants
10/23/2007 European Blue Card
10/21/2007 Tighter Border Delays Re-entry by U.S. Citizens
10/19/2007 Experts Urge Exchange of Scientific Talent
10/18/2007 Leader of million-dollar scam pleads guilty to immigration violations, tax evasion
10/17/2007 Presidential Determination on FY 2008 Refugee
10/17/2007 2006 Outstanding American By Choice Recipients
10/16/2007 CIS Reminds Applicants to File for Travel Documents Before the End of October
10/12/2007 CIS Reminds Salvadorans to Re-Register for TPS
10/12/2007 CIS Reminds Salvadorans to Re-Register for TPS
10/11/2007 Judge Blocks Bush Measure on Illegal Workers
10/11/2007 Judge Blocks Bush Measure on Illegal Workers
10/10/2007 Statement by DHS Secretary on the No-Match Regulation Ruling by the U.S. District Court
10/10/2007 U.S. Seeks Rules to Allow Increase in Guest Workers
10/10/2007 Statement by DHS Secretary on the No-Match Regulation Ruling by the U.S. District Court
10/10/2007 U.S. Seeks Rules to Allow Increase in Guest Workers
10/9/2007 Localized immigration enforcement on rise
10/9/2007 Localized immigration enforcement on rise
10/5/2007 Two attorneys at law firm plead guilty in relation to visa fraud scheme
10/5/2007 Two attorneys at law firm plead guilty in relation to visa fraud scheme
10/4/2007 USCIS Issues Interim Rules Establishing New Procedures for Adopted Children Under the Hague Convention
10/4/2007 The New War on Illegal Immigration
10/4/2007 Stop the Raids: Editorial From The New York Times
10/4/2007 USCIS Issues Interim Rules Establishing New Procedures for Adopted Children Under the Hague Convention
10/4/2007 The New War on Illegal Immigration
10/4/2007 Stop the Raids: Editorial From The New York Times
10/3/2007 Attorney Convicted in Visa Selling Scheme
10/3/2007 Attorney Convicted in Visa Selling Scheme
10/2/2007 Immigration Officials Make Austin Arrests
10/2/2007 Contract for immigrant detention center to end
10/2/2007 Court Orders a New Delay on Illegal Worker Rules
10/2/2007 Immigration Officials Make Austin Arrests
10/2/2007 Contract for immigrant detention center to end
10/2/2007 Court Orders a New Delay on Illegal Worker Rules
10/1/2007 USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap For First Half of FY2008
10/1/2007 Renaud restores faith in USCIS technology transformation
10/1/2007 Two Virginia Firms Win Immigration $225 Million Document Deals
10/1/2007 DOL Announces Completion of Backlog Elimination for Pending Labor Certifications
10/1/2007 CIS Update on Receipt Delay
10/1/2007 CIS FAQ’s on Receipt Delays
10/1/2007 USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap For First Half of FY2008
10/1/2007 Renaud restores faith in USCIS technology transformation
10/1/2007 Two Virginia Firms Win Immigration $225 Million Document Deals
10/1/2007 DOL Announces Completion of Backlog Elimination for Pending Labor Certifications
10/1/2007 CIS Update on Receipt Delay
10/1/2007 CIS FAQ’s on Receipt Delays
9/28/2007 Over 40 Arrests in Nevada Immigration Raid
9/28/2007 Measure on Legal Status for Immigrant Students Blocked
9/28/2007 National Immigration Law Center Explains SSA No Match Injunction
9/28/2007 Over 40 Arrests in Nevada Immigration Raid
9/28/2007 Measure on Legal Status for Immigrant Students Blocked
9/28/2007 National Immigration Law Center Explains SSA No Match Injunction
9/27/2007 CIS Announces New Naturalization (Citizenship) Test
9/27/2007 CIS Announces New Citizenship Test
9/27/2007 FAQs Relating to New Naturalization Exam
9/27/2007 CIS Announces New Naturalization (Citizenship) Test
9/27/2007 CIS Announces New Citizenship Test
9/27/2007 FAQs Relating to New Naturalization Exam
9/26/2007 Challenge in Connecticut Over Immigrants’ Arrest
9/26/2007 Challenge in Connecticut Over Immigrants’ Arrest
9/25/2007 U.S. pushes E-verify for hires
9/25/2007 State Department FAQ’s for 2009 Diversity Lottery Program
9/25/2007 CIS Press Release on E-Verify Photo Comparison Tool for Forms I-9
9/25/2007 U.S. Sues Illinois to Let Employers Use Immigrant Databases
9/25/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on E-Verify Photo Comparison Tool for Forms I-9
9/25/2007 U.S. pushes E-verify for hires
9/25/2007 State Department FAQ’s for 2009 Diversity Lottery Program
9/25/2007 CIS Press Release on E-Verify Photo Comparison Tool for Forms I-9
9/25/2007 U.S. Sues Illinois to Let Employers Use Immigrant Databases
9/25/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on E-Verify Photo Comparison Tool for Forms I-9
9/22/2007 Spitzer Grants Illegal Immigrants Easier Access to Driver’s Licenses
9/22/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update
9/22/2007 Spitzer Grants Illegal Immigrants Easier Access to Driver’s Licenses
9/22/2007 USCIS Application and Receipting Update
9/21/2007 Illegal Immigrants Chase False Hope to Canada
9/21/2007 Illegal Immigrants Chase False Hope to Canada
9/20/2007 Measure Would Offer Legal Status to Illegal Immigrant Students
9/20/2007 Measure Would Offer Legal Status to Illegal Immigrant Students
9/19/2007 DHS Q&A for Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure
9/19/2007 DHS Fact Sheet for Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure
9/19/2007 Legal (But In Limbo) Immigrants Rally at Capitol to Protest Backlog
9/19/2007 Legal Immigrants Rally at Capitol to Protest Backlog
9/19/2007 DHS Q&A for Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure
9/19/2007 DHS Fact Sheet for Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure
9/19/2007 Legal (But In Limbo) Immigrants Rally at Capitol to Protest Backlog
9/19/2007 Legal Immigrants Rally at Capitol to Protest Backlog
9/18/2007 Small Business Administration Requests SSA No Match Regulations be Halted Until Economic Impact is Completed
9/18/2007 U.S. Working on Its Welcome
9/18/2007 Small Business Administration Requests SSA No Match Regulations be Halted Until Economic Impact is Completed
9/18/2007 U.S. Working on Its Welcome
9/17/2007 Brain trust: Americans can’t pass on world-class talent
9/17/2007 Brain trust: Americans can’t pass on world-class talent
9/14/2007 18-month automatic extension of employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents for Liberians
9/14/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on Citizenship Day
9/14/2007 18-month automatic extension of employment authorization and Employment Authorization Documents for Liberians
9/14/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on Citizenship Day
9/13/2007 U.S. Law Enforcement Gains Direct Access to Interpol Information
9/13/2007 U.S. Law Enforcement Gains Direct Access to Interpol Information
9/12/2007 Liberians Provided Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)s
9/12/2007 President Bush Directs Secretary Chertoff to Authorize Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)
9/12/2007 ‘We are still at war,’ immigration chief says
9/12/2007 Bolivia to require visas for U.S. tourists soon
9/12/2007 Liberians Provided Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)s
9/12/2007 President Bush Directs Secretary Chertoff to Authorize Liberian Deferred Enforced Departure (DED)
9/12/2007 ‘We are still at war,’ immigration chief says
9/12/2007 Bolivia to require visas for U.S. tourists soon
9/11/2007 Illegal immigrants from India are fastest growing
9/11/2007 Illegal immigrants from India are fastest growing
9/10/2007 Britain: For Work Visa, Ask in English
9/10/2007 Britain: For Work Visa, Ask in English
9/8/2007 Arrest policy changed on illegal immigrants
9/8/2007 Arrest policy changed on illegal immigrants
9/7/2007 Passport crunch over, State Department says
9/7/2007 Social Security Warns of Logjam From Immigration Ruling
9/7/2007 Passport crunch over, State Department says
9/7/2007 Social Security Warns of Logjam From Immigration Ruling
9/5/2007 Halt of DHS No-Match Rule Provides Employers No I-9 Reprieve
9/5/2007 Halt of DHS No-Match Rule Provides Employers No I-9 Reprieve
9/4/2007 Minn. meatpackers sue over federal raid
9/4/2007 Growers move operations across border so workers won’t be deported
9/4/2007 Minn. meatpackers sue over federal raid
9/4/2007 Growers move operations across border so workers won’t be deported
9/2/2007 Judge puts hold on immigration penalty letters to employers
9/2/2007 Judge puts hold on immigration penalty letters to employers
9/1/2007 USCIS Application and Petition Receipting Update
9/1/2007 Rules on Hiring Illegal Workers Are Delayed
9/1/2007 USCIS Application and Petition Receipting Update
9/1/2007 Rules on Hiring Illegal Workers Are Delayed
8/30/2007 Suit Takes Aim at Rules on Immigrant Workers
8/28/2007 ICE arrest 160 Workers and Serves Criminal Warrants at Koch Headquarters
8/28/2007 Immigration raids Ohio chicken plant
8/25/2007 California without a Mexican
8/25/2007 Germany to Ease Limits on Some Foreign Workers
8/24/2007 CIS Issues Update on Receipt Issuance
8/24/2007 Officials Won’t Delay Raids on Immigrants for Census
8/23/2007 Judge’s Ignorance of Immigrant Rights Cost Nomination for Higher Post
8/23/2007 Bush hit over jobs for illegal workers
8/22/2007 October 2007 Employment-based Immigrant Visa Cutoff Dates Projected
8/22/2007 CIS Q & A Regarding Renewing Permanent Resident Cards Without an Expiration Date
8/22/2007 Colorado Legislators Seek to Create a State Guest Worker Program
8/22/2007 Tougher US immigration leading to ‘reverse brain-drain’: study
8/22/2007 Permanent Resident Cards Without Expiration Dates Must Be Replaced
8/21/2007 Immigration crackdown threatens bumper U.S. apple harvest
8/21/2007 CIS Disseminates Q&A on Temporary Protected Status
8/21/2007 Attorney General Charges Group with Orchestrating Scheme to Sell False U.S. Citizenship
8/21/2007 El Salvador Temporary Protected Status Re-Registration Reopens
8/18/2007 Artist’s work reflects immigration maze
8/18/2007 U.S. Agency Is Swamped by Requests for Visa
8/17/2007 CIS Issues Update on the Frontlog of Adjustment of Status Receipts
8/17/2007 Tribes Offer Membership to Immigrants
8/17/2007 Worker plan has no legal support
8/16/2007 Hammond: Crackdown on employers hiring illegals will devastate economy
8/16/2007 US Border Patrol garb gets first makeover in decades, to look more like military fatigues
8/16/2007 CBP Launches Online Application for Cross-Border Travel Program
8/16/2007 Expedited Passport Processing no longer means 3 days, Expedited now means whatever DOS says it means
8/16/2007 AILA Statement on DHS “No-Match” Rule
8/15/2007 Some U.S. allies seek more visa waivers: Bush, lawmakers hope to expand visa-free travel program
8/14/2007 NYC Mayor Bloomberg Appreciates The Contributions of Immigrants to New York City
8/14/2007 USCIS Launches Toll-Free Military Help Line
8/11/2007 Farmers Call Crackdown on Illegal Workers Unfair
8/11/2007 ICE 26 Point Fact Sheet on Improving Immigration Compliance Under Existing Law
8/11/2007 Sample ICE Letter to Employer Regarding SSA No Match
8/11/2007 Social Security/DHS No-Match Fact Sheet
8/11/2007 CIS E-Verify Fact Sheet
8/11/2007 Text of Regulation for Safe-Harbor Procedures for Employers Who Receive a No-Match Letter
8/11/2007 An Immigrant’s Tale: Loving Your Job, America Style
8/10/2007 Immigration Bar has Zero Tolerance for Fraud
8/10/2007 CIS Reports “Frontlog” Statistics on Receipting Dates related To July 2007 Surge in Applications
8/10/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on Improving Border Security and Immigration within Existing Law
8/10/2007 Government stepping up immigration efforts
8/10/2007 U.S. Seeks to Curb Illegal Immigration
8/10/2007 Highlights of administration’s illegal immigration crackdown plan
8/10/2007 White House unveils plan to curb illegal workers
8/10/2007 Bush Plans Immigration Crackdown
8/9/2007 Crackdown called bad for business, Thousands of Lost Jobs, Higher Turnover
8/9/2007 False security: Draconian enforcement of immigration laws in the workplace can’t patch gap left by Congress
8/9/2007 Chertoff Laments Immigration Failure
8/9/2007 The Misery Strategy
8/8/2007 Government Set for a Crackdown on Illegal Hiring
8/7/2007 Travellers from US face EU crackdown
8/7/2007 Misrepresenation: In the case of two rogue Border Patrol agents, the truth has been sacrificed to unprincipled lies
8/6/2007 Surge in Immigration Laws Around U.S.
8/6/2007 USCIS To Administer Additional Humanitarian Programs
8/4/2007 Hiring crackdown means tough calls for employers Undocumented workers on payroll could bring fines of up to $10,000
8/3/2007 CIS Updates Receipt Notice Issuance Statistics
8/3/2007 Employers Brace for Immigration Rules
8/3/2007 ICED! Immigration Video Game
8/3/2007 In Increments, Senate Revisits Immigration Bill
7/30/2007 New CIS Fee Schedule is Now Final
7/30/2007 Travel industry praises lawmakers for adopting measures to improve US image
7/30/2007 A Failure To Protect Kids
7/27/2007 CIS To Re-Allow Pre-Paid Return Mailers
7/26/2007 Judge Strikes Down Town’s Immigration Law
7/26/2007 Judge voids city’s illegal immigration law
7/24/2007 CIS Announces Premium Processing for Immigrant Petitions Suspended Until Further Notice
7/24/2007 U.S. Officials Admit Delays in Issuing Visas to Iraqis
7/22/2007 The Myth That Ancestors Came Here Legally
7/19/2007 AILA: An Injustice Averted
7/18/2007 ICE Action in Santa Fe
7/18/2007 Skilled Workers Win Reversal of Decision on Green Cards
7/17/2007 U.S. CIS Announces Resumption of July 2007 Adjustment of Status Filing Eligibility in Accordance with Original July 2007 Visa Bulletin
7/16/2007 U.S. to Reverse Some Denials Of Work Visas
7/16/2007 Take criminal out of illegal
7/16/2007 DOS Visa Policy Telegram to Consular Posts on Processing Visa Applicants with Drunk Driving Hits
7/13/2007 CIS Issues Service Center Receipting Update
7/11/2007 ICE Makes Additional Criminal Arrest at Swift Related to Identity Theft
7/11/2007 Rep. Lofgren Requests Written Response to Questions on Updated Visa Bulletin
7/11/2007 CIS Reminds Nicaraguans And Hondurans to Register for TPS
7/11/2007 Zoe Lofgren Calls for Written Responses from Department of Homeland Security Regarding July Visa Availability Debacle
7/11/2007 A Floral Protest Over Job-Based Visas
7/6/2007 Suit Planned Over Visas for the Highly Skilled
7/6/2007 Hit by visa limits, Microsoft looks to Canada
7/6/2007 CIS Updates Receipt Date Formats for Various Service Centers
7/5/2007 Surge Seen in Applications for Citizenship
7/4/2007 U.S. Withdraws Offer of 60,000 Job-Based Visas, Angering Immigration Lawyers
7/3/2007 Rep. Lofgren Issues Statement on Updated Visa Bulletin
7/3/2007 Arizona Governor Signs Tough Bill on Hiring Illegal Immigrants
7/2/2007 CIS Expands Special Immigrant Status for Iraqi and Afghan Translators
7/2/2007 CIS Rejection of Applications Timely Filed Under Initial July Visa Bulletin
7/2/2007 Administration Slams Door on Thousands of Legal Immigrants: AILA Condemns Agencies’ Bait and Switch
6/30/2007 Failure of Senate Immigration Bill Can Be Lesson for Congress, Experts Say
6/28/2007 Senate cloture vote fails 46-53
6/27/2007 Senate Kills Amendment to Immigration Bill
6/27/2007 Canada’s Policy on Immigrants Brings Backlog
6/26/2007 CIS California Service Center Experiencing Delays
6/26/2007 Immigration Bill Clears Test Vote in Senate
6/25/2007 High-Tech Titans Strike Out on Immigration Bill
6/25/2007 Immigration Law Seminar Generates Unwanted Publicity for Firm–Don’t say stupid things–especially not on tape
6/22/2007 CIS Reminds Nicaraguans and Hondurans to Re-Register for Temporary Protected Status
6/22/2007 A U.S. policy overhaul could end son’s unified family dream
6/21/2007 USCIS Announces Direct Filing
6/21/2007 Department of State Upgrades Security of Proof of Passport Application
6/21/2007 Immigration raid nets 81 at Pennsylvania plant
6/20/2007 Wife of Missing Soldier Faces Deportation
6/20/2007 Judge Halts Texas City’s Immigration Law
6/19/2007 Pizza Parlor Owner Arrested for Harboring Undocumented Workers
6/18/2007 Roofing Company Operators Indicted for Alien Smuggling
6/18/2007 CIS Continues Suspension of Premium Processing for Religious Workers due to Fraud Concerns
6/16/2007 Congressional Report on Foreign Student Policies
6/14/2007 Senate Leaders Agree to Revive Immigration Bill
6/14/2007 Senators to revive immigration bill
6/13/2007 Senators work to revive immigration bill
6/13/2007 Cuban players defect before match
6/12/2007 Feds indict three in immigration sting
6/7/2007 Immigration Bill Suffers Setback In Senate Vote
6/7/2007 Feds to suspend border passport rule for those that have already applied
6/7/2007 Agents Arrest 29 Immigrants in New Haven
6/7/2007 Passport press release–Those who have NOT Applied will NOT be Accomodated
6/6/2007 Coptic Christian Fights Deportation To Egypt
6/6/2007 Senate Rejects Immigration Stricture
6/1/2007 DOL Eliminates Substitution to Minimize Perceived Threat of Fraud
5/31/2007 CIS Advises That Immigration Law has not Passed: Beware of Immigration Scams
5/31/2007 Big Disparities In Judging Of Asylum Cases
5/31/2007 Work Visa Reform Plan Has Few Fans
5/30/2007 U.S. Raising Visa Fees 66% On Avg
5/30/2007 Department of Justice Made Immigration Judgeships Political
5/29/2007 Extension Of TPS For Nicaraguans
5/29/2007 Honduran TPS Extended
5/29/2007 USCIS Press Release On Filing Fee Increase
5/29/2007 USCIS Q & A On Fee Increases
5/26/2007 Yale Caught Up In Con
5/25/2007 Immigration Bill Provisions Gain Wide Support In Poll
5/25/2007 New Higher Government Filing Fees
5/24/2007 Immigration And Welfare
5/24/2007 USCIS Issues Update On Receipting Progress
5/24/2007 Press Release On Labor Certification Substitution Procedures
5/24/2007 Senate Rejects Changes in Immigration Bill
5/24/2007 John W. Meyer in, Crecen 50% en Texas Créditos a Mexicanos
5/23/2007 Fact Sheet: A Record of Achievement On Border Security
5/23/2007 Debate Raging in Mexico Adds to Consulates in U.S.
5/22/2007 ICE Takes Custody Of More Than 100 At Georges Processing, Inc.
5/22/2007 Senate Keeps Worker Program in Immigration Bill
5/18/2007 Myth Fact – 10 Key Myths About Border Security
5/18/2007 Deal Is Reached in Senate on Immigration
5/17/2007 Fact Sheet: Border Security and Immigration Reform
5/17/2007 President’s Statement on Bipartisan Immigration System Proposal
5/17/2007 Senators reach agreement on immigration reform
5/17/2007 Lawmakers Near Agreement on New Immigration Rules
5/14/2007 The Nation’s Borders, Now Guarded by the Net
5/14/2007 U.S. Asks Europe to Ensure Continued Access to Air Passenger Data
5/9/2007 Two Immigrant Teachers win HISD Teacher of the Year
5/9/2007 Senators Reach Outline on Immigration Bill
5/9/2007 DHS Continues Push for Standardized Driver’s Liscenses
5/8/2007 Deal being negotiated would put tighter borders first
5/8/2007 New Coalition of Christians Seeks Changes at Borders
5/4/2007 US-VISIT Exit Registration Kiosk System Ended
5/4/2007 CIS Announces FY 2008 H-1B Master’s Cap Reached
5/2/2007 U.S. Extends Central Americans’ Protected Status
5/2/2007 CIS Announces Extension of TPS for Honduras, Nicaragua and El Salvador
5/2/2007 U.S. Seeks Closing of Visa Loophole for Britons
4/29/2007 Borders Spell Trouble for Arab-American
4/23/2007 CIS Updates 2008 H-1b Cap Count; Master’s Cap Still Not Reached
4/23/2007 Border Agent Charged With Murder
4/23/2007 ICE steps up enforcement at work sites
4/19/2007 CIS Clarifies Meaning of H-1b Receipts
4/14/2007 Lottery Used to Narrow Work Visa Petitions
4/13/2007 CIS Announces Random Selection of H-1bs Has Occurred and Adjudication is Ongoing
4/12/2007 CIS Fact Sheet For “Flexible” Mandatory Response Times
4/12/2007 CIS Announces Policy to Reduce Standard Response Time For Request For Evidence Based on Adjudicator Discretion
4/11/2007 CIS Announces O “Outstanding” and P “Performance” Visas May be Filed as Much as One Year In Advance
4/10/2007 CIS Announces US Master’s Degree FY2008 H-1b Cap Still Open
4/10/2007 DNA Tests Offer Immigrants Hope or Despair
4/9/2007 Bush touts guest worker program proposal
4/9/2007 Bush renews efforts on immigration
4/7/2007 Immigration Indigestion: politics makes strange bedfellows
4/5/2007 CIS Releases Interim H-1b Statistics for FY2008 Filings
4/5/2007 GAO: Each extra border agent costs $187,000
4/4/2007 Does the H-1b Surge Mean Cap Should Be Raised
4/4/2007 Houston’s International Airport First Model Inspection Airport
4/4/2007 Immigration Officials Arrest 62 at Pork Plant
4/4/2007 Congress gears up for fierce showdown on immigration
4/4/2007 Baseball agent goes to trial in Cuban smuggling case
4/4/2007 Passport crisis may be nearing end
4/4/2007 Tech companies blast 2008 H-1B visa cap
4/4/2007 U.S. Gets H-1B Applications
4/3/2007 H-1B bill give U.S. workers first shot at tech jobs
4/3/2007 H-1B visa cap reached in record time
4/3/2007 2008 H1-B CAP REACHED ON THE FIRST FILING DAY
4/2/2007 After an Anti-Immigrant Flare-Up, Texas Gets Back to Business
3/30/2007 2 execs sentenced over illegal workers
3/30/2007 White House has new plan for immigration
3/30/2007 Federal Agents Arrest 69 Immigrants in Baltimore in Raids
3/29/2007 Immigrants Becoming U.S. Citizens at High Rate
3/28/2007 Golden State Fence Co. Execs Sentenced
3/27/2007 USCIS Will Accept FY2008 H-1b Filings Starting on April 2, 2007
3/27/2007 Tracking of Foreigners Is Lax, Report Says
3/26/2007 US Consulates Resume Acceptance of Direct Filing of Immediate Relative Petitions
3/26/2007 Smugglers toss Africa migrants overboard
3/23/2007 CIS Reaches FY 2007 H2B Unskilled Worker Cap
3/23/2007 State Department Ramps Up Passport Production To Meet Record Demand
3/23/2007 L.A. church offers migrants sanctuary
3/23/2007 Kids removed from Texas immigrant shelter
3/22/2007 Lawyers Say U.S. Acted in Bad Faith After Immigrant Raid in Massachusetts
3/21/2007 House immigration bill offers citizenship
3/21/2007 State Department Announces Consulates will Again Accept Immediate Relative Petitions
3/16/2007 U.S. lenient on passports for air travelers during application crush
3/15/2007 Impact of Real ID Act on U.S. Citizens
3/15/2007 Second Affidavit Alleging Knowing Acceptance of False Documents in New Bedford Case
3/15/2007 Investigator’s Affidavits In New Bedford Case Alleging the Knowing Acceptance of False Identity Documents
3/13/2007 State Department Notice on Passport Backlogs
3/11/2007 Legally enforced chaos: Massachusetts immigration raid is the worst manifestation of bad immigration law
3/9/2007 Immigration agents raid Arizona company
3/8/2007 CIS Announces Automatic Extension of Employment Authorization Documentation for Sudanese TPS Beneficiaries
3/8/2007 State Agency Puts Hold On Collection Practice Against Immigrant Sponsors
3/8/2007 Bill Gates Remove limits on H1-B visas
3/7/2007 State Department Provides Update on J-1 Issues in Advance of Travel Season
3/6/2007 Owner of New Bedford company accused of hiring illegals
3/6/2007 Immigration officials raid Mishawaka business
3/5/2007 IMMIGRATION JUDGES: Bullies on the bench
3/5/2007 CIS Announces Direct Filing Procedures Under Bi-Specialization
3/2/2007 At least 67 illegal immigrants detained in Houston raid
3/2/2007 Two immigration attorneys indicted in visa fraud case
3/1/2007 ICE Announces Lawyers and Colleagues Indicted For Visa Fraud
3/1/2007 State Suing Immigrants’ Sponsors – Guarantors Over Public Assistance Claims
3/1/2007 Bush Aides Pledge Work for Immigration Bill
3/1/2007 17 illegal workers arrested in Arlington Heights sting
2/28/2007 Guilty pleas in hiring of immigrants
2/27/2007 Commentary: Immigration debate between wall and wallet
2/26/2007 Lockdown in Greeley
2/26/2007 Adding to Security but Multiplying the Fears
2/25/2007 Ottawa extends foreign work visas
2/25/2007 Court Urges Review of New York Judge’s Immigration Cases That Are on Appeal
2/22/2007 Expected New Passport Rules for Children
2/22/2007 Customs Sweep Hits Janitor Service Owners
2/21/2007 CIS Unveils a New Application for Employment Authorization
2/21/2007 Chinese Woman Found In Car Engine At Border
2/21/2007 USCIS Clarifies Criteria to Expedite FBI Name Check
2/20/2007 Background on CGFNS Visascreen Denials
2/16/2007 US shuts out ’06 Filipino nursing graduates unless …
2/15/2007 ICE Raid at UPS Warehouse in Washington
2/15/2007 CIS Reveals A New Look For Travel Booklets
2/14/2007 CGFNS Denies “Visascreen” Certificates for Philippine Nurses Based on Compromised Test
2/14/2007 Immigration Lawyer and Her Assistant Found Guilty of Visa Fraud
2/13/2007 New Chinese Regulations for International Adoptions
2/5/2007 Rebellion Growing as States Challenge a Federal Law to Standardize Driver’s Licenses
2/5/2007 DHS Fact Sheet on the Interoperability of Fingerprint and Background Check Databases
2/4/2007 Opposing groups face off over immigration sweep Raid at Republic Waste sparks a peaceful war of words outside detention center
2/2/2007 Border Policy’s Success Strains Resources
2/2/2007 Meatpacker: Immigration raids were show
2/1/2007 Immigrants Are Facing Big Increases in U.S. Fees
1/31/2007 Immigration Raid Nets 53 in Texas
1/31/2007 Officials raid Humble plant for illegal immigrants
1/29/2007 Government asks for employers’ help; Program seeks papers to weed out illegal workers
1/26/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on Temporary Protected Status(TPS) for Hondurans and Nicaraguans
1/26/2007 CIS Fact Sheet on Temporary protected Status(TPS) and Employment Authorization for Salvadorans
1/26/2007 Official Canadian Comment on Card Format in Lieu of Traditional Passport
1/26/2007 New Immigration Laws Causing Confusion: State’s labor department still trying to figure out how new employment rules work
1/26/2007 Immigration Raid Draws Protest From Labor Officials
1/25/2007 Maine revolts against digital U.S. ID card
1/25/2007 DOS Cable Limits Ability of U.S. Consulate to Expedite Immigrant Cases
1/24/2007 Renewed Push On immigration Enforcement Must Include A Better Employment Eligibility Verification System
1/23/2007 Passport Requirement for Air Travel Begins Today
1/23/2007 Immigration Sweep Yields 761 Arrests
1/23/2007 New passport rules cause few glitches
1/22/2007 Job Shop Employer Sentence to Prison For Sham Immigration Filings
1/22/2007 Democrat Lofgren hopes for consensus on key House panel
1/22/2007 CIS Releases Fact Sheet Explaining Naturalization Exam Redesign
1/17/2007 DHS to Launch Traveler Redress Inquiry Program
1/13/2007 Border Agents broke law, White House says
1/12/2007 CIS Introduces Online Change Of Address Procedure
1/12/2007 Explosion Hits U.S. Embassy in Athens
1/11/2007 Pizza promotion met with death threats
1/6/2007 Prize Decision Reversed Setting Aside Residency Status
1/4/2007 Immigrant Processors Fall Behind
1/2/2007 Romania and Bulgaria Celebrate Entry Into European Union