A new report from ImmigrationWorksUSA (I'm an outside technical advisor to the organization) and the US Chamber of Commerce shows that the H-2B temporary worker visa is a frustratingly difficult program, but ultimately very critical for businesses across the US.
I will be taking a week off starting tomorrow to enjoy some time with my family and have promised NOT to work. I'm not sure I can entirely commit to that, but you'll likely notice light posting for the holiday week. The ILW.com folks have promised that if there is any breaking news I miss particularly regarding the lame duck session, they'll update everyone. In the mean time, I'm going to put up an Open Thread post where folks who want to share news can do so in the comments. Given that regular readers are often my best source of breaking news, I'm sure they'll be worth reading.
Greg Siskind is a partner in Siskind Susser's Memphis, Tennessee, office. After graduating magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University, he received his Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago. Mr. Siskind is a member of AILA, a board member of the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society, and a member of the ABA, where he serves on the LPM Publishing Board as Marketing Vice Chairman. He is the author of several books, including the J Visa Guidebook and The Lawyer's Guide to Marketing on the Internet. Mr. Siskind practices all areas of immigration law, specializing in immigration matters of the health care and technology industries. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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