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

Canada's 'Points System' for Immigration: How Viable Is It?
Posted on 23 Jan 2013 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"This week, guest blogger Felicia Zeidman will examine Canada’s points assessment and explore whether it can fit into a US immigration reform proposal. One of the criticisms of the points system is that it fails to match the prospective immigrant... Read More

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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