Immigration Law

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Expert: Will Congress Give USCIS Enough Authority to Run a 'Points' System?
Posted on 14 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Trump's push for 'merit-based' immigration may not deliver the benefits he expects - Don Lee, Los Angeles Times, Mar. 13, 2017 - "President Trump wants to reform the immigration system to favor foreigners who have special skills that... Read More

News Excerpts From the April 15, 2015, Bender’s Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 1 Apr 2015 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

ICE Announces Safeguards for Releases of Noncitizens with Convictions | On March 18, 2015, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced that it would implement additional safeguards prior to releasing noncitizens with criminal convictions from... Read More

How Would 'Merit-Based' Systems Change US Immigration?
Posted on 2 Mar 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

David Iaconangelo, CSM, Mar. 2, 2017 - "Points-based systems, as the models are generally known, seek to determine how useful a prospective immigrant is for the national economy, with points assigned to factors like education, profession, and linguistic... Read More

Canada Benefits from U.S. Immigration Reform Failure
Posted on 11 Aug 2014 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Stalled immigration reforms in the United States are an opportunity for Canada to scoop up a wealth of young, "brilliant" foreign nationals and direct them into burgeoning tech-sector employment, the federal employment minister said Wednesday... Read More