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Immigration Daily July 2, 2012
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Comment: Top Links June 2012
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in June 2012 below:
Top five June Immigration Daily Articles

Top five June Immigration Daily News Items

Article: Arizona v. United States A Decision For Immigrant Rights by Alan Lee, Esq.

Article: Private Bills and Deferred Action Toolkit by Shoba Sivaprasad Wadhia, Anna Gallagher, Denyse Sabagh, et al.

Bloggings: PERM: Current Problems and Solutions by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: What Is The Real Meaning Of Last Week's Two Stunning Supreme Court Decisions For The Future Of Immigration? by Roger Algase

Bloggings: Immigration Quibbles And Bites: The Fortnight In Review by Angelo Paparelli

Bloggings: Immigrant of the Day: Daniel Leyva Gonzalez - Olympic Gymnast by Greg Siskind

News: CRS Report On Closing The Guantanamo Detention Center: Legal Issues

Focus: Waivers and Review in Consular Processing
Tuesday, July 3rd is the deadline for the Thursday, July 5th phone session of "Consular Processing For Experts", with Rami Fakhoury, Gary Chodorow, Poorvi Chothani, Noah E. Klug, Claire Nilson, Stephen Pattison, Paul Ruby. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Commonly applied grounds of Inadmissability and Denial
  • Escalating Requests for Consular Reconsideration and Review
  • Grounds and Procedures for Request for Advisory Notice review by DOS Central Office, Foggy Bottom
  • Nonimmigrant Visa Waivers of Inadmissibility.
  • 212(d)(3)Eligibility and equities requirements.
  • Procedures for requesting a 212(d)(3) waiver and timelines for adjudications.
    • Appeal procedures if consular officers refuses to make favorable recommendation and winning strategies.
  • Criteria considered in waiver request/approvals.
    • Matter of Hranka
    • Balancing test; weighing the equities against the negative factors. How this works in practice.
  • Immigrant Visa Waivers of Inadmissibility
    • Form I-601 filed with consular officer for most grounds.
    • Consular officer must forward I-601 to DHS office overseas for adjudication.
  • Alternative routes to entry
    • Humanitarian Parole
    • Visa Waiver at port-of-entry
    • 212(d)(4) waiver at land border port of entry.
  • Strategies for Attorney intervention when there is a problem at entry.
  • Consequences of visa revocation/expedited removal at port-of-entry
Tuesday, July 3rd is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form:

Headline: Immigrants and Small Business
Headline: The Beginning Of The End Of The Anti-Immigrant State Law Movement?
Headline: INFORMATE: Video: What the SCOTUS Ruling on Arizona Immigration Law Means
Headline: The Supreme Court Rulings and Their Effects on Immigrant Communities
Headline: Study: Immigration increases high-school graduation rates for kids born here
Headline: Video: Gutierrez: "Pick Out The Immigrant " Speech on Arizona Law w/ Justin Bieber + Selena Gomez
Headline: Minneapolis 1st US city to support fed immigration policy allowing undoc'd youth to remain in US
Headline: Judge sets deadlines in Utah immigration law case
Headline: Jun 29 - Forms Galore
Headline: Civil rights groups continue fight against Arizona immigration law

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Letters of the Week:

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Arizona Firestorm: Global Immigration Realities, National Media, and Provincial Politics Otto Santa Ana and Celeste Gonzlez de Bustamante - Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 322 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 1442214155, $70.18 -

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
Advisory Board: Jason Dzubow, Rami Fakhoury, Matthew Kolken, Chris Musillo, Greg Siskind, Joel Stewart, Margaret Wong