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Arthur L. Zabenko, Esq., Legal Editor
August 27, 2001
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President Bush seems to be seeking a compromise proposal that would make possible legalization of millions of undocumented workers, while still being acceptable to some Republicans who oppose increased immigration. Whatever proposal the administration presents to Congress, there is sure to be plenty of horse-trading that will go on in that body before the country gets a new statute. It is quite likely that no legislation on these legalization provisions will result this year since Congress has only about 20 business days before its target adjournment date for the year (however, the bills for the extension of 245i are likely to be acted on by Congress next month). In remarks quoted by Reuters, the President said that "so long as there is somebody who wants to hire somebody and somebody willing to work, it seems like to me it's in our nation's interest to make sure the two go together." Clearly, this President has identified the linkage between economics and immigration, a linkage which many of the usual voices in the immigration debate fail to make.


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ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day

"A Moveable Feast": New and Old Portability under AC21 § 105 (Part IX)
Angelo A. Paparelli and Janet J. Lee in the ninth of their articles on H-1Bs discuss travel issues.

Immigration News

INS Provides Address to Request Release
The INS has provided the address at which a detained alien may submit a request for release pursuant to the Supreme Court decision in Zadvydas v. Davis.

Immigration in the Press

Latinos Urge Amnesty for Illegals, Bush Says No
Reuters reports that Hispanic leaders urged President Bush on Thursday not to shelve a promise to legalize millions of foreigners with no documents, saying a fast growing Latino electorate could punish Republicans.

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Angelo Paparelli and Steve Yale-Loehr will conduct a teleconference and e-mail listserv series titled On the Cutting Edge: H-1B Practice and Strategy with Angelo Paparelli and Steve Yale-Loehr. The remaining teleconferences will take place Wednesdays September 5, and October 3, 2001, at 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern (New York) time. They are open to attorneys, employers, HR professionals and anyone else interested in the H-1B process and strategy. For more information or to register click here.

American Immigration Lawyers Association 2001 Fall CLE Conference "It's a Border Thing" September 14, 2001, La Mansion del Rio Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Register before August 24, 2001, and save $$. Receive discounted hotel rates when you make hotel reservations by August 20, 2001. Visit the Conference section of to obtain registration and hotel information. Don't Miss This Exciting Conference!

Saturday, October 13, 2001, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ramada Inn, Fairfield, NJ. A panel of experienced immigration lawyers and paralegals will explain how the administrative system operates and present the information you need to handle basic immigration matters. You’ll also hear directly from several agency representatives about the procedures you need to follow when dealing with these agencies. For details click here.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Central Florida Chapter (AILA-CFC) will be holding its 15th Annual Advanced-Level Immigration Law Seminar on October 26-27 at the Renaissance Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida.  Discounted hotel rates are available from the resort.  Point of contact for information/registration is Steve Zawacki, or 407/831-6644.

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