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Immigration Daily December 21, 2011
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Comment: The Fifty Percent - The Huffington Post reports " Immigrants founded or cofounded almost half of 50 top venture-backed companies in the United States, a new study shows, underscoring some of the high stakes in potential immigration reform… Of the 50 top venture-backed companies, 23 had at least one immigrant founder, the study found. In addition, 37 of the 50 companies employed at least one immigrant in a key management position such as chief technology officer." While the role of immigrants in economy as a whole is critical, the role they play in our fastest growing industries is indispensable. We should be thankful and proud that these bright and energetic individuals want to build their businesses here and make US their home. Our immigration laws however put obstacles in their way, and thereby drive the fastest growing industries out of the US. Please let us know your thoughts on this issue by commenting in our letters section or writing to us at

Article: Some immigration Judges May not Want to Play by Jonathan D Montag

Article: Before There Were Immigration Judges by Joseph P. Whalen

Bloggings: NFAP: Immigrants Behind Half of Venture Funded Start Ups by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: The Little Things Mean a Lot by Jason Dzubow

News: DOL Publishes Debarment List For Permanent Labor Certification Program

THE REMOVAL BOOK, edited by Scott Bratton is currently in preparation, the Table of Contents is as follows:
Chapter One: Removal Proceedings
Chapter Two: Grounds of Inadmissibility
Chapter Three: Grounds Of Removal
Chapter Four: Contesting Removability
Chapter One: Adjustment Of Status
Chapter Two: Waivers in Removal Proceedings
Chapter Three: Cancellation Of Removal For LPRs and INA § 212(c) Relief
Chapter Four: Cancellation Of Removal For Non-LPRs
Chapter Five: NACARA
Chapter Six: Asylum and Withholding Of Removal
Chapter Seven: Convention Against Torture
Chapter Eight: Voluntary Departure
Chapter Nine: Naturalization As A Defense To Removal
Chapter Ten: Other Relief
Chapter One: Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals
Chapter Two: Motions to Reopen
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Letters of the Week: Roger Algase, Don Miller, Richard Y, Jim Roberts, Joe Whalen

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