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Immigration Daily November 12, 2002
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H-1B Series: The Labor Condition Application - Part 5
George N. Lester continues a discussion of the labor condition application.

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Immigration Law News

President Bush On Different Treatment For Haitians And Cubans
President Bush said in a press conference, "the immigration laws ought to be the same for Haitians and everybody else -- except for Cubans. And the difference, of course, is that we don't send people back to Cuba because they're going to be persecuted. And that's why we've got the special law on the books as regards to Cubans. But Haitians and everybody else ought to be treated the same way."

INS Expands Locations For Green Card Renewals
The INS issued a press release stating "to maximize customer service, effective June 20, 2000, Green Card renewal applicants will have the convenience of one-stop, walk-in service at their local INS Application Support Centers." The INS has also provided frequently asked questions regarding expanded locations for green card renewal application processing.

EOIR Announces San Francisco Immigration Court Appointment
The Executive Office for Immigration Review issued a press release stating the appointment of Robert Yeargin as an Immigration Judge to the Immigration Court in San Francisco.

Retroactive Application Of IIRIRA's Amendment To 212(d)(11) Is Constitutional
In De Jesus v. INS, No. 01-60807 (5th Cir. Nov. 7, 2002), the court held that the Petitioner failed to show compelling evidence against the Board of Immigration Appeals's decision that Petitioner was properly in exclusion proceedings because he left the US with the intent of smuggling an alien into this country and then acted upon his plan and held that IIRIRA's amendment to 212(d)(11) limited only Petitioner's eligibility for discretionary relief and did not infringe on a right he possessed prior to its enactment and that Congress held a rational basis for this rule, which was to deter the smuggling of aliens who are not immediate family members, and that thus the retroactive application of this IIRIRA amendment is not unconstitutional.

179 NSEERS Arrests
The Washington Post reports "U.S. border agents have arrested 179 people under rules adopted on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks that mandate the fingerprinting of travelers requiring visas, Attorney General John D. Ashcroft said today."

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