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by Greg Siskind

This and That

A few interesting immigration stories making headlines today

- Samoan offensive lineman abandons University of Georgia for University of Central Florida due to Georgia's new law forcing colleges to become immigration enforcement agents

- "Self-deportation" is a term that actually started as a joke (still sort of is)

- Moronic argument that Marco Rubio is ineligible to be Veep because he's not a "natural born" citizen (because his parents were not citizens when Rubio was born in Miami)

- CBP officers completely misread two British visitors' Twitter posts with less than hilarious results

- New study shows Alabama's anti-immigration law could cost state $10 billion (ha!)

About The Author

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

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