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Immigration Law News

Immigrant Prosecutions Double And Time Served Quintuples
The Department of Justice issued a report on "Immigration Offenders in the Federal Criminal Justice System, 2000" that reports that the number of immigration prosecutions rose from 6,605 in 1996 to a record-high 15,613 in 2000 and that the average time served by immigration offenders in prisons increased from about 4 months in 1986 to 21 months in 2000.

BALCA Says Employer Must Try Alternative Means If Certified Return Receipt Is Unavailable
In the Matter of Architectural Area Lighting, No. 2002-INA-41 (BALCA, Jul. 22, 2002), the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals said that the Employer's recruitment report mentioned that the Domestic Return Receipt for a letter mailed by the Employer to an applicant was enclosed, but the file did not include such receipt, and that Employer's statement that the applicant failed to pick up Employer's mail demonstrated a lack of interest flatly contradicted its prior statements, and said that Employer was obligated to try alternative means of contacting seemingly qualified US applicants.

Transportation of Undocumented Aliens In Bed Of Pickup Truck Creates Risk Of Injury
In US v. Cuyler, No. 01-50947 (5th Cir. Aug. 7, 2002), the court revised its Jul. 15, 2002 opinion where it found that transporting aliens in the bed of a pickup truck on a highway recklessly creates a substantial risk of injury to the aliens.

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Work Visas Issued Fall by Half
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports "The number of U.S. work visas issued to foreigners has fallen by half this fiscal year, a drop analysts attributed more to the foundering U.S. technology industry than to a post-Sept. 11 visa crackdown."

TV Network Operates DOJ Program!
The American Civil Liberties Union issued a press release saying "In a development bordering on what the ACLU called "surreal," the on-line magazine today revealed that the Department of Justice is forwarding incoming Operation TIPS calls to the Fox-owned "America's Most Wanted" television series."

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