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Comment: Jay Peak EB-5 Project - Please see below for the first-hand account of immigration practitioner John Roth's recent visit to Jay Peak, Vermont and his examination of the current developments there. Jay Peak has historically been a recipient of much funding through the EB-5 program and has recently been the subject of some controversy. Keep reading to see Roth's analysis of the controversy and his view on the viability of the resort and the project going forward.

Article: Report from Jay Peak by John Roth

Article: I-601A Provisional Waiver For EWI'S In U.S. Positively Moving Forward by Alan Lee

Article: Over-Documentation: The Problem of Belts and Suspenders on I-9 Documentation by Alan Orr,Jr.

Bloggings: Why am I a deportation priority? by Matthew Kolken

News: DHS Publishes Notice Of Correction To Syrian TPS

News: USCIS Publishes FAQ on F-1 OPT And H-1B Cap-Gap Regulations

Focus: The EB-5 Book
We are pleased to announce a new comprehensive book on EB5 matters. The outline is as follows:

I. For Attorneys

  • For the Immigration practitioner representing employment-creating investors
  • Legal Ethics
  • Securities Law
  • Tax Law
II. For Regional Centers and Foreign Investors
  • Program Overview
  • Key Logistical Issues
  • Groundwork Before Getting Started
  • Building Your I-924 Submission Package
  • Positioning and Marketing to Foreign Investors
  • Financial Overview
  • The Direct/Individual EB-5 Option
  • Keeping Up to Date
III. Resource Materials
  • Comprehensive Resource Materials

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Headline: When It Comes to Immigration, Privatization Can Kill:
Headline: Romney Attacks Obama on Immigration Ahead of Wisconsin Primary
Headline: Tough anti-illegal-immigration law dies in Mississippi
Headline: Romney to Latinos: vote for the candidate and party that vehemently rejects your priorities
Headline: Immigration raid nets 54 in Utah; GOP, Dems laud action
Headline: Chairman questions bills on immigration, abortion
Headline: we are pleased 2 offer a "mktg analysis report" we'll review mktg efforts& make suggestions on changes. if any
Headline: Apr 3 - Largest ICE Raid
Headline: On immigration operation, success and frustration

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Letters of the Week: Don Miller, Angry IT Worker, Anne Stevens, Enginerd and jj

ComingsNGoings: New Position
April 25, Washington, D.C - Supreme Court will consider the constitutionality of Arizona's S.B. 1070 and similar state-level anti-immigrant bills in Arizona v. U.S.-the most important immigration case in a generation With so much at stake, the Center for American Progress will host a discussion, concerning the potential ramifications of the Court's decision with Georgia State Representative and House Minority Leader Stacy Abrams; Professor Lucas Guttentag and Judge U.W. Clemon, retired from his service in the northern district of the state.

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