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Move To Restrict L Visa Gaining Momentum, But Unlikely To Totally Succeed
Cyrus D. Mehta writes ""Perhaps, instead of restricting visa
categories, it would be preferable to broaden them to allow US
corporations to hire workers in the US."
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Immigration Law News
Senate Hearing Testimony On Deterrance Of Alien Smuggling/Human Traffickinge
The Senate Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Corrections and Victims' Rights held a hearing on Alien Smuggling/Human Trafficking and received testimony from the following individuals: Mr. John Malcomb, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division Department of Justice; Mr. Charles Demore, Interim Assistant Director of Investigations, Department of Homeland Security; Robert L. Harris, Deputy Chief, U. S. Border Patrol;
The Honorable Paul Charlton, United States Attorney, District of Arizona; The Honorable Jane Boyle, United States Attorney, Northern District of Texas; M. Sharon Cohn,
Senior Counsel, International Justice Mission. Rep. Leahy (D-VT) provided a member statement.
DOJ Suspends International In-Transit Program
The Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State
suspended two programs that allow certain international air
passengers to travel through the US for transit purposes without
first obtaining a visa. The Transit Without Visa program (TWOV)
and the International-to-International transit program (ITI) have
been suspended, effective 11:00 a.m., Saturday August 2, 2003.
EOIR Announces Disciplinary Actions Against 6 Attorneys
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) of the
Department of Justice has taken disciplinary action against six
attorneys after charging them with violations of the rules of
professional conduct for immigration practitioners.
"Sentence Imposed" Is Maximum Term Of Incarceration, Not Time
In US v. Frias, No. 02-3688 (3rd Cir. Jul. 30, 2003), the court
said that the district court correctly construed USSG 2L1.2 and
the term "sentence imposed" as meaning the maximum term of
imprisonment in the sentence.
Deportation Hearing Is Fundamentally Fair, Alleged Incorrect
Legal Advice Could Not Have Been Reasonably Interpreted To Apply To Defendant
In US v. Perez-Madrid, No. 02-3304 (10th Cir. Aug. 1, 2003), the
court said that Defendant's deportation hearing was fundamentally
fair because he was advised, albeit as part of a group and during
the outset of his hearing, that he might be eligible for various
forms of relief, and because the allegedly incorrect legal advice
given to another alien in the group could not have been
reasonably been interpreted to apply to Defendant.
Mariners Experience Tougher Visa Rules Post 9/11
New York Newsday reports "[Phone] cards have become lifelines for foreign crew members on the ships, who are finding it difficult to navigate tough post-Sept. 11 immigration procedures to get visas for shore leave, according to maritime officials, clergy and lawyers."
Immigrants And Unfair Treatment
New York Newsday reports "Evoking the Freedom Rides from the 1960s civil rights movement, thousands of people will board buses and crisscross the country next month and convene at Flushing Meadows-Corona Park [NY] to draw attention to federal immigrant policies."
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Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Senior Paralegal/Client Service Manager
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