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Immigration Daily
Arthur L. Zabenko, Esq., Legal Editor
February 27, 2002
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ILW.COM has added the following forms to the Download Forms page: DS-117, Application to Determine Returning Resident Status, DS-156, Nonimmigrant Visa Application, DS-156e, Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application, DS-156k, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa Application, DS-157, Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa Application, DS-3032, Choice of Address and Agent, DS-3052, Nonimmigrant V Visa Application. These forms can be downloaded without charge. For information on fillable/savable forms on-line, click here.

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ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day

District Court Holds International Law Requires INS to Weigh Interest of Child Before Removing Father Convicted of Aggravated Felony
Carl R. Baldwin writes about a recent decision which breaks with precedent and weighs the effects of Petitioner's deportation on his USC and permanent resident family members against the risks of his continue presence in the US.

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Immigration News

Suspension of Entry for Certain Zimbabweans
A Presidential proclamation suspends the entry as immigrants and nonimmigrants of people responsible for actions that threaten Zimbabwe's democratic institutions and transition to a multi-party democracy.

Oversight Hearing on "The Implications of Transnational Terrorism for the Visa Waiver Program"
The House Subcommittee on Immigration and Claims is scheduled to hold an oversight hearing on "The Implications of Transnational Terrorism for the Visa Waiver Program," on Thursday, February 28, 2002, at 3:00 p.m.

Pres. Bush Call for Restoration of Food Stamps to Immigrants
President Bush's proposal for Welfare reform provides that legal immigrants receive food stamps after five years.

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Immigration in the Press

Ashcroft's Immigration Threat
T. Alexander Aleinikoff and David A. Martin, former general counsels to the Immigration and Naturalization Service, express the opinion in the Washington Post that, "Congress should step in and put a hold on the attorney general's proposals until there can be a more thorough consideration of alternatives to tackle the administrative backlog."

ILW.COM Chats and Discussions of the Day

Chat with Lynn Susser
Lynn Susser will answers questions on all aspects of immigration law on Wednesday, February 27, 2002, at 9:00 p.m. Eastern (New York) time. Questions will be accepted beginning 15 minutes before the start of the chat.

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Be Part of a Winning Team! A Miami immigration law firm is seeking a bi-lingual associate attorney and a paralegal both with minimum 1-2 year's business immigration experience, as well as some family based and naturalization exp. Must have strong organizational and computer skills; must be a member in good standing of the bar for the attorney (any jurisdiction). Bratter Krieger LLP. is a rapidly growing, service-oriented immigration law firm. Excellent opportunity to grow and advance with our expanding practice. All of our team members receive an aggressive compensation and benefits package. Reply in confidence to Matthew Krieger, send resume to, or fax to 305-695-4398 or call us at 305-674-8472.

Immigration...The Times They Are A Changin' February 28, March 1 2002, SeaTac DoubleTree Hotel, 18740 Pacific Hwy. So., Seattle. This year's expanded seminar has been revamped to maximize information sharing with government speakers and experienced practitioners. More government speakers, larger facilities, and exciting new roundtable discussions will educate and challenge attendees of all experience levels. Attendees new to immigration will receive a comprehensive, practical and clear overview in virtually all areas of immigration law. Advanced attendees will learn how to incorporate the new laws and procedures into their daily practice. In addition, all attendees will learn to resolve complex matters so unique that they cannot be researched in traditional periodicals. To Register or view the full program brochure click here. For questions or more information call Denise at: (206) 340-2578.

Whittier Law School in Costa Mesa, CA is hosting the 19th Annual International Law Symposium entitled "Crossing National Borders: Immigration Law & Policy in the 21st Century," March 8th and 9th. For details, click here. [Long Download].

The second annual New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) Seminar that will be run in conjunction with AILA on Wednesday March 20, 2002, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Gateway Hilton in Newark, New Jersey. Speakers include: Dolores DeHaan, Betty Manfredonia, Paul Novak, Andrea Quarantillo, Susan Rauffer and William Yates. For details click here.

The Midwest Legal Immigration Project is continuing its endeavor to provide basic immigration legal training to attorneys and paralegals practicing immigration law, or who wish to begin the practice of immigration law. Our next intensive week long basic legal immigration training seminar is scheduled for May 13-17, 2002, at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Des Moines. The seminar is co-sponsored by the Immigration Legal Resource Center of San Francisco. Successful graduates will receive assistance in applying for BIA accreditation if they wish. The seminar is accredited for 30 hours of CLE and 2 hours ethics for attorneys. The Marriott Hotel is offering sharply discounted rooms for $49/night plus tax. Call 1-800-228-9290 for room reservations and mention the immigration legal training seminar. For more information, call Jim Benzoni at 515-271-5730; fax 515-271-5757; or e-mail

An Important disclaimer! The information provided on this page is not legal advice. Transmission of this information is not intended to create, and receipt by you does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. Readers must not act upon any information without first seeking advice from a qualified attorney. Correspondence to Letters may be edited and may be published and otherwise used in any medium.
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Marc Ellis, Gary Endelman

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