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3 More Lawsuits And Counting Over Border 'Emergency'
Posted on 20 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

In addition to the lawsuit filed on Monday, Feb. 18, 2019 by 16 states , at least three more lawsuits have been filed against the Trump administration's national emergency proclamation . Public Citizen Sues Trump on Behalf of Affected Texas Landowners... Read More

16 States Sue Trump Over Border Emergency
Posted on 19 Feb 2019 by Daniel M. Kowalski

California Attorney General, Feb. 18, 2019 "California Governor Gavin Newsom and Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a 16-state coalition, today filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California challenging... Read More

DOL Announces Emergency H-2B Procedures, Posts Processing Info
Posted on 21 Feb 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

DOL, Feb. 19, 2016 : OFLC Announces Emergency Procedures Initiative for Backlogged H-2B Applications The Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) is presently experiencing significant delays... Read More

Tags: DOL , oflc , emergency , H-2B

Parallel Proposed Rules from DOS, CBP re Waiver of Passport, Visa Requirments
Posted on 8 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 45 / Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - "This rule proposes to reinstate a 1996 amendment to a regulation in title 8 of the Code of Federal Regulations regarding a discretionary waiver of certain documentary requirements for... Read More

Freedom University's MELT ICE Project
Posted on 28 May 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" Freedom University is proud to announce the launch of our emergency alert and response system: MELT ICE. The Mass Emergency Lookout Text for Immigration and Customs Enforcement is an Atlanta-based SMS beacon to protect undocumented students from... Read More

Emergency Procedures for Backlogged H-2B Cases Extended Through Apr. 30, 2016
Posted on 28 Mar 2016 by Daniel M. Kowalski

OFLC, Mar. 28, 2016 - " March 28, 2016. OFLC Announces Extension of Emergency Procedures Initiative for Backlogged H-2B Applications through April 30, 2016. The Employment and Training Administration's (ETA) Office of Foreign Labor Certification... Read More

DOS, DHS Issue Final Rules on Waiver of Visa, Passport for NIVs
Posted on 3 Sep 2017 by Daniel M. Kowalski

Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 5, 2017 - "This final rule clarifies procedures for waiver of documentary requirements due to an unforeseen emergency for nonimmigrants seeking admission to the United States. DATES: This rule... Read More

U.S. Consulate in Matamoros posts emergency messages to U.S. citizens re carjackings, bus attacks
Posted on 23 Dec 2011 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"Early in the morning of December 22, several vehicles, including three ordinary passenger buses, were attacked with gunfire in northern Veracruz state, resulting in several deaths. One of these buses was traveling on Highway 105 between the... Read More