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Legal Citations for ILW.COM's seminar
"Immigration Implications of September 11th tragedy", Part 3
held on January 4, 2002 - Prepared by Stephen Yale-Loehr

Proposed legislation:
* S. 1749, the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act of 2001: [type in bill no.]

* H.R. 2277: work authorization to spouses of E visa holders: [type in bill no.]

* H.R. 2278: work authorization to spouses of L visa holders: [type in bill no.]

Agency cables and memos:
* Homeland Security Presidential Directive-2 (PDD-2) (Oct. 29, 2001) on combating terrorism through immigration:

* Memorandum from Michael Cronin, Acting INS Executive Associate Commissioner, Office of Programs, Deferred Inspection, Parole and Waiver of Documentary Requirements, File No. HQINS 70/10.10 (Nov. 14, 2001):,1210-Memo.pdf

* INS restructuring plan:

* State Department cable advising consular posts about the preservation of benefits sections of the USA PATRIOT Act:
posted on AILA InfoNet, Doc. No. 01110533 (Nov. 05, 2001).

General articles and cases:
* Ellen Badger article on tips for traveling in uncertain times:,1207-Badger.shtm

* Cyrus Mehta article on guidance for noncitizens after September 11:,1218-Mehta.shtm

* Steve Yale-Loehr and Stanley Mailman article about travel and documentation tips generally post-Sept. 11: See New York Law Journal, Dec. 24, 2001. It will also be reproduced shortly in Benders Immigration Bulletin.

* Cyrus Mehta and Parastou Hassouri article on documentation requirements for noncitizens:,1023-Mehta.shtm

* Angelo Paparelli article on the importance of maintaining status after September 11:,0107-Paparelli.shtm

* January 2, 2002 Los Angeles Times article on use of digital images to verify identity of visitors to U.S.:

* December 10, 2001 Federal Computer Week article on high-tech visa system to screen Olympic athletes:

* Socop-Gonzalez v. INS, No 98-70782 (9th Cir. Dec. 5, 2001):
Equitable tolling applies to the 90-day period to reopen a deportation case after a Board of Immigration Appeals decision under 8 C.F.R. 3.2(c)(2) and applies even if the applicant knew, or should have learned of, the tolling event before the expiration of the original statute of limitations:

* Civil RICO suit by one cleaning company against another on a claim that the knowing use of workers who lacked employment authorization caused the law abiding company to lose a bid for a janitorial services contract:
Commercial Cleaning Services LLC v. Colin Service Systems, 271 F.3d 374 (2d Cir. 2001)

Statutory and regulatory provisions:

* INA 264(e), 8 U.S.C. 1304(e), 8 C.F.R. 264.1: every noncitizen over the age of 18 must at all times carry with him and have in his possession any certificate of alien registration or alien registration receipt card issued to him.

* INA 265(a), 8 U.S.C. 1305(a): all noncitizens must notify the INS within 10 days after they move. The form to use in reporting an address change is AR-11, which can be downloaded from the INS web site at

* U.S.-Canada border security agreement:

Foreign student/scholar issues:
* NAFSA practice advisory on post-9/11 issues:

* Columbia University provosts statement on requests for external information:

* Las Vegas Sun article on revocation of student visa:

* December 13 New York Times article on arrests of student visa holders in San Diego, California:

Internet links:
* Treasury Department list of terrorist organizations:

* State Department lists of terrorist organizations:

* State Department info on visa processing in Canada and Mexico:

* DOJ guidelines for interviewing 5,000 noncitizens:

* Customs Department web site re border waiting times:

* Links to U.S. embassies and consulates around the world:

* ACLU know your rights brochure:

* Other know your rights information:

Congressional hearings on immigration after Sept. 11:
* On October 31, 2001, the House Committee on Education, Subcommittee on Select Education and Subcommittee on 21st Century Competitiveness held a joint subcommittee hearing on "Tracking International Students in Higher Education: Policy Options and Implications for Students" with opening statements from Chairman Hoekstra,1106-Hoekstra.shtm
and Chairman McKeon,1106-Mckeon.shtm
and witness statements from Ms. Mary Ryan,,1106-Ryan.shtm
Mr. Michael Becraft,,1106-Becraft.shtm
Dr. David Ward,,1106-Ward.shtm
Dr. Gail Short Hanson,1106-Hanson.shtm
and Ms. Julia Beatty.,1106-Beatty.shtm

* Senate Committee on Governmental Affairs November 13, 2001, hearing on "Review of INS Policy on Releasing Illegal Aliens Pending Deportation Hearing":

* Senate Immigration Subcommittee October 17, 2001 hearing on "Effective Immigration Controls to Deter Terrorism":

* Senate Subcommittee on Technology, Terrorism, and Government Information October 12, 2001, hearing on "Technology's Role in Preventing the Entry of Terrorists into the United States":

* INS Commissioner James Ziglar's October 3, 2001, testimony on northern border security before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Treasury and General Government:,1004-Ziglar.pdf