Comment: The Second Decade Of Immigration Daily
The first issue of Immigration Daily was sent out on May 2, 2000 to about 800 subscribers. This issue, our 10th anniversary issue, is going out to over 35,000 subscribers, including approximately 9,000 immigration lawyers. We are the newspaper of record for immigration law. However, we reach an incredibly diverse audience, including paralegals, HR folks, in-house counsel, academia, think-tanks, journalists, and thousands of government employees. Our single largest audience group is immigrants themselves, over 15,000 of them. Accordingly, we cover not just immigration law – which remains our central focus – but also immigration policy – which affects the diverse group of readers that we serve – members, we believe, of the "immigration law community". We pioneered the distribution of free information in immigration law, leveraging the open platform of the internet to disseminate information on immigration matters. We are pleased to see that the free distribution of immigration information on the internet is now taken for granted by all. As we enter our second decade, we declare our intention to continue bringing innovation to the immigration law community (as can be seen by the constant changes and tweaks visible on our home page and in Immigration Daily).
We want to thank three particular groups of people who have been integral to our success and achievements. Firstly, we could not have made it here without hundreds of contributing authors – their participation alone shows that Immigration Daily serves a legitimate need of the immigration bar. Secondly, immigration attorneys throughout the country have consistently voted with hard-earned dollars to support our free publication by buying our books and seminars (we are also pleased to see the continued support of numerous advertisers) - without their active and sustained support Immigration Daily would not have been possible. Finally, any publication ultimately derives its legitimacy as a viable and thriving medium from – and only from – its readers. By continuing to vote with your mouse clicks, each and every one of you makes our daily efforts in our offices in New York City to bring you this periodical worthwhile. Thank you ALL!
Focus: Custody, Voluntary Departure, and Judicial Review: From the Begnning to the End
Tuesday, May 4 is the deadline for the Thursday, May 6 phone session of "Removal For Experts" with Lory Rosenberg, Lisa Brodyaga, Linda Friedman Ramirez, Jeff Joseph, Anne Relias, Deborah Smith and others. The curriculum is as follows:
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- Reinstatement and judicial review
- Final order review under the Real ID
- Stays and motions
- Habeas challenges
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Article: The Tyranny Of Priority Dates
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Tweet: Supremes close Main Door - no more entry beneath the inscription "Equal Justice Under Law" http://ow.ly/1Gnqi See "dissents".
Tweet: RT @SparBernstein: Our usual Monday plea to Michael Moore @mmflint to consider doing a flick on #immigration.
Tweet: RT @MicEvHill: The Washington Post: "Senate Democrats' Plan Highlights Nation's Shift to the Right on #Immigraton" http://bit.ly/b2jRDE
Tweet: Will Hertz bow to pressure from racists and continue with Arizona anti-boycott ad? http://ow.ly/1Gd0r #immigration - Activism alert!
Tweet: TheHill story: http://ow.ly/1GcUv #MLB players union takes patriotic stance - urges AZ Gestapo law be "repealed or modified promptly"
Tweet: TheHill story on patriotic Democrats vs. traitorous Dems http://ow.ly/1GcOO Hero Serrano urges MLB to cancel Phoenix game! #immigration
Tweet: Hero Guiterrez arrested - Politico story: http://ow.ly/1GctU Civil Disobedience now, underground railroad comes next! Down with #ICE!
Tweet: Politico story on CA GOP primary http://ow.ly/1Gcrf GOPers all toe racist line, set themselves up for Wilson repeat #immigration
Tweet: Politico: Napolitano blah blah on AZ Gestapo law http://ow.ly/1Gcmi Stop the words, Madam Secretary, grant TPS to ALL instead! #immigration
Tweet: TheHill: Axelrod says Congress should set #immigration reform in motion this year http://ow.ly/1FmrV Lets make sure using reconciliation.
Tweet: Congress.org: Seven points in the #immigration bill http://ow.ly/1FmqB
Tweet: Law.com: DOJ Challenges Sex Offender's Effort to Renounce #Citizenship http://ow.ly/1Fmh4
Tweet: RT @CenteredPols: RT @TheAtlanticWire: What if cops stopped 'conservative, overweight white men'? http://ht.ly/1Fbxn #immigration
Tweet: RT @CCIR: Why My Conservative Business Friends Support #Immigration Reform: http://bit.ly/cPGnv5
Tweet: RT @DavidLeopold: Email from Author of Arizona Immigration Law Reveals Intent to Profile Latinos! Read my comments. http://bit.ly/duzVTG
Tweet: RT @desidyke: Is Arizona trying to start a(n) (un)civil war? #legalizeaz Our take: at a minimum, AZ legislators shud do prison time.
Tweet: WaPo: Obama's fatal flinch on #immigration reform http://ow.ly/1FkDB What is Dem strategy only hot air OR will Dems use reconciliation?
Tweet: RT @thinkprogress: Major League Baseball Players Association calls for 'repeal' or prompt modification of Arizona law. http://bit.ly/daoPCW
Tweet: Nazi GOPer wants to install microchips in #immigrants http://ow.ly/1Fiet USA deserves better, lets deport this thug to Antarctica!
Tweet: WaPo OpEd: The distinctly American response to "Your papers please" is "Go to hell" http://ow.ly/1Fi5w #immigration
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May 12 - June 10: Screenings of the documentary "How Democracy Works Now" on the quest for CIR. for more info see www.howdemocracyworksnow.com
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