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Current Topics In Family Immigration

by Laurence F. Johnson, et al.

Editor's Note: The following are the materials for this seminar.

Citations for ILW.COM's Seminar
"Current Topics In Family Immigration"
Session 1 held on April 28, 2005

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From Marc Ellis

April 29 2004 article I wrote for ILW.COM "Clash of the Titan Bureaucracies". http://www.ilw.com/articles/2004,0429-ellis.shtm

The orphan definition is:

Orphan is defined in section 101(b)(1)(F) of the Act as "a child, under the age of sixteen at the time a petition is filed in his behalf to accord a classification as an immediate relative under section 201(b), who is an orphan because of the death or disappearance of, abandonment or desertion by, or separation or loss from both parents, or for whom the sole or surviving parent is incapable of providing the proper care and has in writing irrevocably released the child for emigration and adoption; who has been adopted abroad by a U.S. citizen and spouse jointly, or by an unmarried U.S. citizen at least twenty-five years of age, who personally saw and observed the child prior to or during the adoption proceedings; or who is coming to the United States for adoption by a U.S. citizen and spouse jointly, or by an unmarried U.S. citizen at least twenty-five years of age, who have or has complied with the preadoption requirements, if any, of the child's proposed residence: Provided, That the Attorney General is satisfied that proper care will be furnished the child if admitted to the United States: Provided further, That no natural parent or prior adoptive parent of any such child shall thereafter, by virtue of such parentage, be accorded any right, privilege, or status under this Act."

From David Jones

Velarde: Matter of Velarde, Int. Dec. #3463 (BIA 2002)

AILF advisory: http://www.aila.org/infonet/fileViewer.aspx?docID=17737 and http://www.aila.org/infonet/fileViewer.aspx?docID=17737

CCA - http://uscis.gov/graphics/publicaffairs/factsheets/CCA_102504.pdf

Session 2 held on May 12, 2005

From Angela M. Bean

Memo from William R. Yates, Associate Director for Operations, USCIS, HQOPRD 70/6, Adjudication of Petitions and Applications Filed by or on Behalf of, or Document Requests by, Transsexual Individuals, April 16, 2004

See In Re: Jose Mauricio Lovo-Lara, 23 I&N Dec. 746 (BIA 2005). Interim Decision #3512 This case now conficts with the Yates Memo, previously cited. Memo from William R. Yates, Associate Director for Operations, USCIS, HQOPRD 70/6, Adjudication of Petitions and Applications Filed by or on Behalf of, or Document Requests by, Transsexual Individuals, April 16, 2004

From Romulo E. Guevara

INA 213A(f)(5)(B)

Memo by Johnny Williams, Executive Associate Commissioner, Office of Field Operations, "Policy Change -- Public Law 107-150, the Family Sponsor Immigration Act of 2002; Use of Substitute Sponsor if Visa Petitioner Has Died," HQADJ 70/21/1/13 (June 15, 2002).


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Laurence F. Johnson, et al. are the speakers for the Current Topics In Family Immigration seminar.


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