Historic Voter Turnout
Mr. Bernard Wolfsdorf, an immigrant, was elected with a significant majority over Mr. Robert Deasy for the post of AILA Secretary. However, the turnout is more important than which candidate won, and Immigration Daily has learned that the total number of votes cast was a historic high.
According to the best available information, for the 7 positions for Director, the following candidates were elected: Brian K. Bates, Royal F. Berg, Lory D. Rosenberg, Marc Van Der Hout, Victor D. Nieblas Pradis, Marcia N. Needleman, and Kathleen Moccio (the following 4 candidates were not elected: T. Douglas Stump, Heather N. Segal, Dagmar Butte, and Laura Lichter).
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Robert Divine Is Appointed As First USCIS Principal Legal Advisor
DHS announced Robert Divine as the agency's first Principal Legal Advisor at USCIS.
BCBP Conducts Interior Sweeps Of Undocumented Immigrants
The Contra Costa Times reports "In August, Border Patrol officials rescinded a 4-year-old policy prohibiting agents from pursuing or arresting suspected illegal immigrants except near the border and at highway checkpoints. The recent sweeps in Ontario and Corona, two cities far from the border, are the first such actions in southern California since the policy shift."
Disparities In Processing Times Raises Question Whether Would-Be Citizens Can Vote In 2004 Presidential Election
The New York Times reports Christopher Bentley, [USCIS Spokesman] saying "There is absolutely, positively no connection between the amount of time it takes for someone to naturalize and any voter registration system."
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