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Immigration Daily January 20, 2017
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Comment: Memo on Gender, EB5 Modernization, Protecting Immigrants
In today's issue of Immigration Daily, we carry several items of interest including On EB-5 Modernization Rule, Policy Memo on Change of Gender Designation, New York Attorney General's Legal Tools To Protect Immigrants, H1B RFEs, Thinking Outside the Wall, and other items. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to [email][/email].

Article: On The EB-5 RC NPRM By Joseph P. Whalen

Article: H1B: You Can Prevent RFEs by Getting Ready Early By Sheila Danzig

Blogging: OSC Renamed Immigrant and Employee Rights Section By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Mu Law, Aaihr, Aila Successfully Resolve Manila Post Problems By Chris Musillo

Blogging: To Control Immigration, Trump Needs To Think Outside The Wall By Nolan Rappaport

News: USCIS Publishes Policy Memo on Change of Gender Designation on USCIS Documents

News: New York Attorney General Provides Local Governments With Legal Tools To Protect Immigrant Communities

Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, Coming Soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

The Book Contents: Major Consular Posts: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Vietnam. Theory and Practice: Introduction; New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice; Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts; Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul; The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks; Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations; E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors; The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions; H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking; Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites;
State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs); ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces;
What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions; A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment; Resource Materials on CD-ROM

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Letters of the Week: Julian Ortuondo, Roger Algase, Bhupendra K., David Peveto

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
February 9, 10:00 a.m. CT. NSC Teleconference on Issues Related to Humanitarian/Document Production and Status/Family Divisions. For more information, send email to CEO.NSC2@USCIS.DHS.GOV

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