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Sept. 1, 2011, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: AAO Solicits Amicus Briefs
Posted on 24 Aug 2011 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Community Staff

On August 18 th , the Administrative Appeals Office posted a Request for Amicus Curiae Briefs addressing the following: In 2010, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reviewed an AAO decision that dismissed the appeal of an extraordinary ability... Read More

Customs and Border Protection Search Did Not Violate 4th Amendment, 9th Circuit Rules
Posted on 12 Mar 2013 by Mark Rogers

PASADENA, Calif. - (Mealey's) The search of a man's laptop computer by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials that occurred 170 miles from the border did not constitute an "extended border search" and did not violate his rights... Read More

Homeland Security Report on 'Customs and Border Protection’s Handling of Unaccompanied Children'
Posted on 15 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Office of Inspector General, has issued an important new report, Customs and Border Protection’s Handling of Unaccompanied Children . The CBP is required to comply with the Flores v. Reno Settlement Agreement... Read More

Excerpts From the July 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin: Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced
Posted on 25 Jun 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

Deferred Action Process for Young People Announced On June 15, President Barack Obama and Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano made important statements on immigration-enforcement policy toward young people who are in the United States without... Read More

Excerpts From the Sept. 15, 2012 Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 5 Sep 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

CBP Discontinues Stamping I-20s and DS-2019s at POEs As of August 10, Customs and Border Protection no longer provides admission stamps on Forms I-20/DS-2019 for prospective and returning international students and scholars traveling with F, M, or... Read More

Excerpts from the Nov. 1, 2012, Bender's Immigration Bulletin
Posted on 22 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Immigration Law Community Staff

New Filing Option for Canadian TNs USCIS began accepting Forms I-129 filed by Canadian citizens who are outside the United States and seek classification as TN nonimmigrants on October 1, 2012. USCIS had accepted the form filing only in connection... Read More