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- Chapter 1: Evaluating A Criminal Case For Immigration Purposes
- Chapter 2: Criminal Grounds Of Inadmissibility And Waivers
- Chapter 3: Criminal Grounds Of Deportability
- Chapter 4: Good Moral Character
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Limitations On New BIA Holding Sentence Enhancements Are Included In Record Of Conviction To Determine The Nature Of The Conviction
Norton Tooby and Joseph Justin Rollin write "This offers a number of favorable arguments counsel can use to argue that a given sentence enhancement does not constitute an element of the offense for purposes of determining the nature of the offense under immigration law."
Raising The Minimum Wage Will Discourage Migration? It Just Aint So!
David R. Henderson for the Foundation for Economic Education writes "Thatís why the vast majority of studies of the minimum wage have found that increases, all other things equal, reduce the number of low-skilled jobs offered and filled."
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USCIS Extends Validity Period of EAD For Refugees
USCIS announced that it would extend the validity of initial work authorization documents for refugees to two years after arrival in the United States.
DOS Ending Exchange Visitor Program For Flight Schools
DOS announced that effective June 1, 2010, the Department will terminate the
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Losing Workers? Blame Canada
The Alberta government recently ran full-page ads in the Daily News and the Inquirer, asking: "Do you have an expiration date? Temporary skilled worker visa holders: Alberta, Canada welcomes you. Permanently."
Immigration Enforcement Brings Unintended Results
If we have deputies harassing Spanish-speaking workers, Hilton Head Island residents will discover it is not what they really want.
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Two TV programs that I encountered this past weekend illustrate the extent to which the madness of anti-immigrant xenophobia is taking over America. One was a CNN report on the threat of the Department of Homeland Security to deport a teenage girl who was adopted and brought to this country as a baby by her American parents. I did not catch her name or country of origin, but, judging by her features, she appears to be from the Middle East or Latin America. DHS, it seems, refuses to recognize the adoption unless the parents can prove, by DNA testing, who her natural parents were and that they consented to give her up. Otherwise, apparently, the DHS will assume that the adoption was arranged by baby traffickers. Unfortunately, the adoption agency in question has gone under and who the natural parents were will never be known. The family, therefore, has a burden of proving the impossible, if it is not to be broken up. How deporting this young woman, who has never known any other home and has no ties to her native country, would promote America's security, identity, sovereignty, economy, respect for the law or most absurd of all, environment, is something that even FAIR would be hard put to explain. The other program included another one of Lou Dobbs' rants, this time against Barack Obama's perfectly reasonable suggestion that more Americans should learn foreign languages, including Spanish. We can try to wall off the Mexican border, but putting a wall around other languages, cultures and ways of thought would be giving into the same kind of fanaticism that lead to the deaths of 2,500 Americans and an estimated 500 foreign citizens from 90 different countries, speaking dozens of different languages, on 9/11.
Roger Algase, Esq.
New York NY
Jim Roberts' letter (07/14/2008 ID) states that Mexico is exercising the international law concept of "extraterritoriality" by "proactively working with US governments at all levels to shape and influence policies." Indeed, if the letter is correct, this very well may be, as it claims, " . . . the first time a stronger country has allowed itself to be colonized and ceded sovereignty to a weaker power." While the U.S. has been doing that all over the world for decades, and continues to meddle in extraterritorial affairs worldwide, including Afghanistan and Iraq, it seems this concept is not well received by the letter. However, building walls, passing restrictive immigration laws that are contrary to the best economic interests of America and locking foreigners out of the US not will resolve any of these international political problems. Rather, it is more rational, as Honza Prchal' letter says (07/14/2008 ID), "We would do better with fewer raspberry pickers and more of the foreign students who learn here ..." Focus must be drawn toward the problems of legal immigration, a system that is broken and to which Congress has paid little attention, rather than focusing on the illegal immigration problem. It is time for Congress to wake up and pass stand-alone immigration relief for US employers and US citizens, permanent residents and their spouses. That would be a good first step in immigration reform. Congress can deal with the illegals and that political football later.
David D. Murray, Esq.
Newport Beach, CA
I apologize for being unclear in my letter (07/11/2008 ID) regarding Mr. Algase's letter about The Nation (07/14/2008 ID). Let me rephrase. There are leftists who are against immigration and the fact that someone had the temerity to run an anti-immigration ad in The Nation is no more shocking than someone writing an anti-immigration editorial and having it published in The Wall Street Journal. These things happen, and, given the prevalence of people who fret about over-population and over-crowding in the pages of the The Nation, to be expected. Anti-immigration forces have an untapped growth market in The Nation's readership. The sky is not falling simply because of these deviations from orthodoxy. Our side would be stronger in immigration fights if we were less terrified of the existence of opposition and less blinkered about where such opposition comes from on both sides of the ideological spectrum. Maybe our side should run an advertisement on Lou Dobb's show?
Regarding Jim Roberts' letter (ID 7/11/08): Reconquista is merely delusional paranoia from white supremacy nativists who forget their own root and sins of they ancestors who came here as colonists themselves. And re: Mr. Utterbacks' letter (ID 7/14/08)again, more are abandoning religions are as the result that religions are outdated and have become the mask of hypocrisy, sexism, injustice, persecution on others who don't share the same views and beliefs and justification for surpressing science and freedom of thinking. Equal rights, pay, dignity and opportunity is not fought by the Bible thumpers but secular humanists. It was Southerner conservatives who wanted to keep slavery as "legal" and according to the "law of the land" and racist apartheid segregrationist policies justifiable. Yes, competition is real. Americans compete with other Americans, Christians compete with other Christians, Americans compete with foreigners, like it or not. Immigration laws are wrong if they're designed to protect the losers and whiners, we have the rights to screen out criminals, terrorists and welfare seekers but others should be welcomed. Nativists have no logical reasons of how they justify to restrict others' human rights to survive and prosper but not theirs and their ancestors'. This parade of hypocrisy is a prime example of why more are going to abandon the fairy tales of the selfish religions.
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