Federal Register News of the Day
Opportunity to File Untimely Motions to Reconsider Decisions Denying EB-2 Immigrant Visa Petitions
The notice informs concerned parties (prospective employers who have filed certain
EB-2 immigrant visa petitions) of the opportunity to file untimely motions to reconsider
Service decisions denying EB-2 immigrant visa petitions consistent with
Chintakuntla v. INS, No. C99-5211 MMC (N.D.Cal.).
Cases of the Day
Rape is an Aggravated Felony
In Castro v. Reno, No. 99-70484,
(9th Cir., June 23, 2000), the Court found that they must define the term rape by
"employing the ordinary, contemporary, and common meaning" of that word and that it is
an aggravated felony under Immigration and Nationality Act.
Congressional News of the Day
Military Construction Appropriations Act, 2001--Conference Report
The Senate conference concluded on H.R. 4425,
the Fiscal Year 2001 Military Construction Appropriations Act and the bill is now set to go to the President.
INS News of the Day
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INS Comments on Proposed Rule for Post-Order Detention
According to the INS, "the proposed rule is intended to balance the need to
protect the American public from potentially dangerous criminal aliens, who
remain here contrary to law, with the humanitarian problems created by another
country's delay or refusal to accept repatriation of its nationals, resulting in
possible detention past the statutory 90-day removal period required by law."
INS Customer Service Initiatives
INS information on its service initiatives since it began a complete overhaul
of its service structure in FY 1997, and its plans for future actions to improve
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Immigration News of the Day
Smuggler Methods Get Sophisticated
The Star Tribune reports that due to tighter law enforcement Chinese gangs are
adopting increasingly varied and sophisticated methods of smuggling illegal migrants
into the United States.
U.S. Finds Itself Competing for Indian Engineers
EETimes.com reports that international recruitment efforts are increasing the flow of Indian software engineers to countries other than the United States.
Bills to Raise Immigration Limits Hit Political Wall
According to the Star Tribune, efforts to lift the limits on H-1B visas have hit
roadblocks erected by odd combinations of liberal and conservative lawmakers, along with
their allied interest groups.
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