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Change for the Los Angeles and San Francisco Asylum
Effective July 24,2000 the INS will transfer asylum
office jurisdiction over the State of Hawaii and the
Territory of Guam from the San Francisco Asylum Office
to the Los Angeles Asylum Office.
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Committee on the Judiciary to Hold Hearing on "Immigration
Reorganization and Improvement Act of 1999"
The full House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary
is scheduled to hold a hearing on H.
R. 3918, the "Immigration Reorganization and Improvement
Act of 1999," on Tuesday, June 27, 2000.
Amendment to Appropriations Bill
Rep. Whitfield (R-KY) proposes an amendment to H.R.
4690, the appropriations bill for the Department
of Justice, which provides no funds made available to
the Legal Services Corporation may be used for grants
for programs providing legal assistance to H2-A workers
in their civil actions against their (current or former)
employers unless the action is brought in the State
in which the employer resides or has its principal place
on Immigration and Claims to Hold Hearing to Evaluate
the "Religious Worker Visa Program"
The House of Representatives, Subcommittee on Immigration
and Claims, will hold an oversight hearing on "Evaluating
the Religious Worker Visa Programs" on June 28, 2000.
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and Naturalization Service Data Management Improvement
Act of 2000" Signed into Law
On June 15, 2000, President Clinton signed into law
4489, the "Immigration and Naturalization Service
Data Management Improvement Act of 2000," which amends
IIRAIRA respecting the automated entry-exit control
system to replace the current requirement that information
be collected on every entering and exiting alien with
the requirement that such system be an integrated entry
and exit data system using available data.
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Asylum Seeker Tells of Illegal Immigrants' Likely Route
The South Morning China Post carries an interview from
Agence France Presse of a man who fears his cousin is
among the 58 Chinese found dead in a truck that arrived
in Britain on Monday. He describes the route most likely
taken by the victims.
River is also a Sewage Drain
MSNBC reports that the New River, which flows north
from Mexico into California's Imperial Valley, has become
a way for illegal immigrants to enter the US. The route
is commonly used because Border Patrol agents rarely
approach this river due to its dangerous bacteria, viruses,
communicable diseases and more than 20 million gallons
of raw sewage.
Trouble Getting Out of Africa
The Washington Post recounts the ordeal an American
citizen has endured trying to obtain a visa for his
African wife whom he met more than five years ago. [corrected.
Thanks to Constuent Services Director, Office of Rep.
Tom Davis (VA-11)].
Torture Survivors Gather for UN Commemoration Day Vigil
and Week of Meetings with US Officials
According to the US Newswire, the United Nations has
designated June 26, 2000, as a day of commemoration
of torture victims and survivors. Torture survivors
will hold a vigil in front of the White House on June
26th, testify before the Congressional Human Rights
Caucus on June 30th and throughout the week meet with
several federal agency members and members of Congress.
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