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Immigration Daily June 7, 2002
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The ABCs Of Immigration - H-2A Visas For Temporary Agricultural Workers and H-2B Visas For Temporary Nonagricultural Workers
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Immigration Law News

Attorney General Remarks On Entry-Exit Registration System
Attorney General Ashcroft's prepared remarks on the recently announced national security entry-exit Registration system are now available.

Nazi Guard Citizenship Revocation Initiated
The Department of Justice initiated proceedings today to revoke the U.S. citizenship of a man based on his participation during World War II in the Nazis' destruction of the Warsaw Jewish Ghetto.

BALCA Says Assistant Cook Job Duties Do Not Include Shift Scheduling And Inventory Control
In the Matter of Chili's Restaurant, No. 2002-INA-00081 (BALCA Apr. 22, 2002), the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals said that scheduling employee shifts and inventory control are duties beyond those that can be required of an assistant cook, and that the employer failed to give an adequate and reasoned response to the Notice of Findings.

Two Year Sentence Does Not Necessarily An Aggravated Felony Make - Ninth Circuit En Banc
In US v. Corona-Sanchez, No. 98-50452 (9th Cir. Jun. 6, 2002) (en banc), the court held that the Defendant, who had received a two year enhancement for recidivism, where the maximum possible sentence for the theft offense of cigarettes and beer itself was six months, had not committed an aggravated felony.

Habeas Cannot Be Used To Review Final Order Of Removal
In Chow v. Dept. of Justice, No. 01-3640 (Eastern District of Louisiana, May 22, 2002), the court said that it was not the place of the court to review the final order of removal by the Board of Immigration Appeals pursuant to the Petitioner's petition for a writ of habeas corpus.

Changes in Visa Fees
Department of State has issued an Interim Rule which waives all nonimmigrant visa fees for U. S. Government foreign national employees who are travelling to the United States on official business. It also provides for merging the processing and issuance fees associated with immigrant visas.

INS Seeks Comments
INS is seeking comments from the public on the following Items: Data Relating to Beneficiary of Private Bill: Form G-79A, Notice of Immigration Pilot Program, guidelines on producing master exhibits for asylum applications, and Emergency Federal Law Enforcement Assistance.

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Rights Groups Condemn Visa Plan
San Francisco Chronicle reports "The Justice Department's new plan to fingerprint and periodically register an estimated 100,000 visa holders mainly from the Middle East is but the beginning of a major tightening of immigration rules spawned by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks".

Law Professor Shapes Immigration Policy
St. Louis Post-Dispatch says that Kris Kobach, a Missouri law professor, is the detail man behind the Justice department's controversial new immigration policies.

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