March For America
New America Media reports that a coalition of pro-immigration groups is mobilizing to bring thousands of people to Washington, DC for a pro-immigration march on March 21. "Amidst lofty rhetoric and ambitious logistics, immigration reform activists are planning a mass demonstration next month at the National Mall in Washington, D.C.
The major forces behind the "March for America" are labor groups, immigrant advocacy organizations, and the Catholic Church."
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Post Filing Issues - PERM For Experts
Tuesday, March 2nd is the deadline for the Thursday March 4th phone session of "PERM For Experts" with speakers Devang Shah (discussion leader), Leslie DiTrani, Aron Finkelstein, Aggie Hoffman, Daniel C. Horne, Allen Orr and Steve Springer. The curriculum is as follows:
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- Layoff Reports
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- Errors vs. Mistakes.
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- Withdrawing a petition. When is it permitted and strategies for appropriate timing of withdrawals.
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Little-Known Options For Business - Part I: Intermittent L-1 Visas
Rami D. Fakhoury writes "Generically, those who qualify are known as 'intermittent L-1s', although the language of the statute and regulations carving out this exception is actually somewhat broader."
Up Against The Asylum Clock
Jesus Saucedo and David Rodriguez for American Immigration Council write "The chief recommendation is
that EOIR develop better policy that is consistent with the regulations, and issue a new Operating
Policies and Procedures Memorandum (OPPM) that reflects that policy."
Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification
Joel Stewart writes "Strictly speaking, if a Motion involves a new analysis of an existing body of documents and data, it is a Motion to Reconsider the existing record, while a Motion that involves the presentation of new, previously unsubmitted evidence, would be a Motion to Reopen."
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CRS On Treatment of Noncitizens in H.R. 3200
The Congressional Research Report released a report on Treatment of Noncitizens in H.R. 3200.
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Posterboy for #Immigration Persecution: story that shows the dark side of federal govt http://ow.ly/1cTTV via @leareiter #immigration #fail
Shock Over Voided Puerto Rican #BirthCertificates http://ow.ly/1cShL
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CIS-Zogby Poll Cooks the Books http://ow.ly/1cSdV
Conservative leader slams racist antis http://ow.ly/1cRnJ
California Democrats frustrated by Obama inaction on #immigration http://ow.ly/1cR4P
Anti-immigrant legislator cannot pursue Governor office bcos of racist stance http://ow.ly/1cQIj #immigration
IrishEcho: #immigration #reform not dead, but hanging by a thread" http://ow.ly/1cQs1
Grassroots are ready on #CIR, but leaders are MIA http://ow.ly/1cQnz
Dem turned Repub changes stance, is pro#immigration now http://ow.ly/1cQj6
Racist slams National Association of #Evangelicals on pro-#immigration resolution http://ow.ly/1cPUM
Mexico’s passport rule in effect today: US n Canadian visitors will need tp present passports when entering Mexico http://ow.ly/1cLQa
GOP targets its fringe: Politico story http://ow.ly/1cMGP When will #Tancredo be exiled to Antarctica?
KKK Holds Rally in Georgia Against "Latino Invasion"- Youth fights hate with tolerance http://ow.ly/1cLpk via@change @trailofdreams
#Immigration reformers set sights on March 21 http://ow.ly/1bLzh
#FF @mkolken @claireshulse @SparBernstein --Thnks for mentions n RT's @lumkitchee @juansaaa @ri4a @BorderAction @nysylc @dponavelgaze
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