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Arthur L. Zabenko, Esq., Legal Editor
Nina Manchanda, Esq., Assistant Legal Editor
Marc Ellis, Esq., Chat Transcripts Editor
February 2, 2001
Editor's Comments of the Day
Tip of the Day
Federal Register News of the Day
Cases of the Day
Congressional News of the Day
ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day
Immigration News of the Day
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Editor's Comments of the Day

January was a busy month in the field of immigration. People are trying to sort out the details of section 245(i) and the new H-1B regulations. This is reflected in the most requested pages on the site. These were the five most read articles in January:

  1. Limited Restoration of 245(i)
  2. by Arthur L. Zabenko
  3. Carl Shusterman Explains Section 245(i)
  4. by Carl Shusterman
  5. A Glimmer of Hope for Those in the US Illegally
  6. by Alan M. Lubiner
  7. Department of Labor Publishes Long-Awaited H-1B Regulations
  8. by Greg Siskind and Amy Ballentine
  9. Extension of 245(i)
  10. by Cyrus D. Mehta

Analyzing the most read articles gives us information on what you, our readers, want. We also rely on your comments and letters. Please write to to let us know what you like, what you do not like and what you would like to see.

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Federal Register News of the Day

DOJ to Modify System of Records
The Department of Justice has proposed a modification of its system of records which includes records of the Executive Office of Immigration Review ("EOIR"), Board of Immigration Appeals ("BIA") and the INS.

Cases of the Day

"Found" in the US Does Not Require "Voluntary" in Pleadings
In US v. Parga-Rosas, No. 99-50775 (9th Cir. Feb. 1, 2001) the court found that and indictment for being a deported alien "found in" the US does not need to specifically allege a voluntary re-entry.

Congressional News of the Day

Legislation Denying Citizenship To American-Born Children of Illegal Aliens
Rep. Stump introduced and commented on H.R. 190, legislation to deny citizenship to the American-born children of illegal aliens.

Bill to Adjust Liberian Nationals
H.R. 357, a bill to adjust the immigration status of certain Liberian nationals who were provided refuge in the US, was introduced and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

INS Final Rules Referred to House Committee on the Judiciary
INS's final rules on the "Additional Authorization to Issue Certifications for Foreign Health Care Workers," the "Clarification of Parole Authority," the "Update of the List of Countries Whose Citizens or Nationals are Ineligible for Transit Without Visa (TWOV) Privileges to the US," and "Removing Burma From the Guam Visa Waiver Program," were referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day

The ABCs of Immigration Understanding the State Department Visa Bulletin
Greg Siskind and Amy Ballentine explain the State Department Visa Bulletin which has the priority dates for immigrant visas.

Immigration News of the Day

Entrepreneurs' H-1B Blues Just Got Worse
Business Week Online reports that the last-minute H1-B regulations from the Clinton Administration further complicate the process of hiring foreign workers.

ILW.COM Chats and Discussions of the Day

Special Chat on 245(i)
ILW.COM welcomes Carl Shusterman for a special chat session on 245(i) on Wednesday, February 7, 2001, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern (New York) time. Questions will be accepted staring 15 minutes before the chat.

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