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Immigration Daily August 16, 2012
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Comment: Murdoch V. Romney On Immigration

New York City Mayor Bloomberg teamed up with News Corp. CEO, Rupert Murdoch in Mitt Romney's home base of Boston to push him on immigration reform. The Boston Globe reports

Both Murdoch and Bloomberg said they were mystified that Romney hasn't done more to reach out to Latino voters by outlining plans to ease immigration rules and resolve the legal status of immigrants already here. "Give them a path to citizenship," Murdoch said. "They pay taxes. They are hard-working people. Why Mitt Romney doesn't do it, I have no idea because they are naturally Republicans." Bloomberg added: "The Republicans walking away from the Latino community is about as dumb a strategy as any political party has ever adopted."

In a panel discussion, Murdoch argued that there is a desperate need for engineers and other skilled professionals that the United States can't supply internally. And he said he was appalled that the United States doesn't automatically grant work visas to people who graduate from US universities with advanced degrees, instead of forcing them to apply for restrictive H-1B visas.

Mitt Romney's campaign needs to jettison the rhetoric of the protectionist anti-immigrationist wing of the Republican party, and embrace the pro-American, pro-immigration positions of Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, John McCain, Michael Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to us at editor@ilw.com.

Today's Obama's Childhood Arrivals Promise Graph

Article: Your Recourse If The Client Refuses to Pay by Ed Poll

Article: Will E-Verify Enrollment Spike Nationally? by Ann Cun

Blogging: Letters from Witnesses by Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Talking Points on Why Deferred Action is NOT Amnesty by Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Issues Press Release Announcing Acceptance Of Deferred Action Applications

News: USCIS Updates Main Deferred Action Page To Include Video On Application Process

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers - Save $100 Off Registration
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Friday, September 14 in Los Angeles, CA. Speakers include Charles C. Foster, Elsie Hui Arias, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Gibson, Jennifer Hermansky, Michael Homeier, Mark Ivener and Other to be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

Lawfully Advising on Project Choices

  • What investor's counsel can and cannot do
  • What makes a suitable project
  • Due Diligence
526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • Reviewing business plans and Matter of Ho
  • Source documentation and tracing
  • Currency control restrictions
  • Common RFE topics and troubleshooting
829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • How to document job creation
  • Dealing with changes of plans
  • Fighting denials and RFEs
  • Removal issues
Ethics Panel
  • How to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Professional liability insurance considerations
Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel

Economist Panel

  • Overview of regional economics and input-output modeling
  • Working within USCIS parameters: NAICS codes, regional center
  • Boundaries, what a TEA should look like, which "jobs" count
Developing the 924 Petition
  • What does USCIS want?
  • Matter of Ho-compliant business plans
  • Working with counsel to get your project approved
Taking Care of Business
  • Project selection and development
  • Deal structuring: So you succeed and investors get 526's approved
Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects
  • Domestic marketing of EB-5 investments
  • Foreign marketing of EB-5 investments in various countries
  • Securities compliance
For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: http://www.ilw.com/workshops/september2012eb5.shtm. For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until August 24!


Headline: Deferred Action for Certain Immigrant Youth - National Immigration Law Center http://www.ow.ly/d0Qoo
Headline: Appeals court weighs legality of Hazleton immigration law - News http://www.ow.ly/d0Qhv
Headline: New Immigration Law Goes Into Effect http://www.ow.ly/cZ85J
Headline: Obama's 'Deferred Action' plan begins Wednesday http://www.ow.ly/cZ811
Headline: Job: Immigration Paralegal http://www.ow.ly/cZ7W3
Headline: New Immigration Law Goes Into Effect http://www.thebea.st/QB9zNE
Headline: A book about immigrants by an immigrant & how becoming an American has changed. get it now! http://www.ow.ly/cVV3K
Headline: Federal lawsuit on Indiana immigration law to proceed http://www.ow.ly/cZ89r
Headline: Aug 15 - Ryan on Immigration http://www.ow.ly/cZJiG
Headline: Obama Administration Implements Deferred Action Program—Aug. 15th Start Date! http://www.ow.ly/cZ7SI
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Headline: Young immigrants to apply for Dream Act protection Wednesday http://www.ow.ly/cZ7OR
Headline: Undocumented Immigrants See Opportunity in Work Permit Rule http://www.ow.ly/cVR3E

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
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