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Immigration Daily August 23, 2007
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Colorado Seeks Mexican Workers

According to the Rocky Mountain News, "Two lawmakers from farm districts want Colorado to be the first state to create a guest worker program allowing immigrants to get visas to work here legally." For the full story, see here.

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Article

VB - Fiasco III All the Rules They Are A-Changing
Leslie A. Holman, Esq. shares with Immigration Daily readers a poem that she penned on the recent VB debacle.

Bloggings: August 23, 2007
Greg Siskind, Esq. shares the latest entries from his blog.


News

USCIS Proposes To Require Green Cards Without Expiration Dates Must Be Replaced
USCIS published notice in the Federal Register proposing to establish a 120-day period for lawful permanent residents who have Forms I-551 that do not bear expiration dates to apply for replacement cards. For the USCIS press release, see here. For the Q&A, see here.


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Immigration Event
The CIS Ombudsman's office is pleased to announce that an additional call in August as follows: "USCIS Service Center & Lockbox Filing Issues" - Thursday, August 23, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. EDT. We look forward to hearing your comments, thoughts, and suggestions for improvement as well as any best practices you have noticed on this issue. To participate in this call, please RSVP to cisombudsman.publicaffairs@dhs.go. Please also indicate how you learned about the program as well as the city and state from which you are calling.


Letters

Readers are welcome to share their comments, email: editor@ilw.com (300-words or fewer preferred). Many letters to the Editor refer to past correspondence, available in our archives.

Dear Editor:
While we're dreaming about erecting "the Great Wall of America", 27 nations in Europe have abolished border control, adopt single currency and free market economy and let their citizens to move, work, live legally anywhere in any member states. Nobody is called as "illegal" immigrant anymore for doing so and 12 nations in South America are doing the same and in the early stage following their European counterparts. The results are lower costs of doing businesses for everybody, increased mobility of labor and capital, increased tourism since travelling is easier than ever and less red tapes, increased regional competitiveness and more bargaining power when dealing with bigger economic blocs or nations. If USA wants to make trade wars, it's not vs. 1 weak nation but 27 nations or 12 nations in one union. They are some spoiled people of course who are not happy with the abolishment of the national borders, but well, if ones are not happy with "illegal" immigration now they got the solution for good, no more borders and everyone are free to take up employment on the job markets and compete freely. Globalization is inevitable, and protectionists will be the sure losers, the citizens of the globe are tired of whining people who feel they may take anything for granted not based by merits and try to paint their competitors as criminals for offering better deals for less. Brazilians now can travel visa free and stay upto 90 days in Argentina and vice versa with national IDs only no passports, while we put hassles on Americans, Canadians and Mexicans for more red tapes. This is ironic and a shame.

Robert Yang

Dear Editor:
My late husband and I set up a self help forum. We have written our own amendment to the CSPA as many children still age out and badly written and forward to Congressman Dave Weldons office who in turn has passed to Washington and a compassionate visa on a case by case basis.

Sue, founder
expatsvoice.org


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