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Immigration Daily May 27, 2004
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Since the inception of Immigration Daily, we have carried links to newspaper articles every day. We are considering eliminating these for two reasons: (1) newspaper links break after a few days, so our archives are full of broken links (sometimes newspaper links break so fast that the news item that you are interested in reading, no longer works when you click on it). (2) others now do an excellent job of providing, for free, links to immigration-related news items, e.g. the National Immigration Forum and the Center for Immigration Studies. Please email: with your thoughts on whether we should continue to carry links to newspaper items or not. All responses that we receive will be kept confidential and will not appear in our Letters to the Editor section. Please rest assured that we have every intention of continuing to cover immigration law news in depth with ever-expanding sources. This particular question is only for items on newspaper websites. (For example, today's newspaper item is from the Oregonian.)


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Featured Article

USCIS Clarifies Its Policy On Issuance Of RFEs
Olivia Thuma writes "The USCIS has recently issued two memoranda, authored by William Yates, Associate Director for Operations, which provide guidance on issuance of Requests for Evidence (RFEs)."

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Immigration Law News

USCIS Provides Images Of Enhanced EAD Card
The USCIS released images of the new employment authorization document (I-766), including: the front of the new EAD card, the back of the new EAD card (barcode), and the EAD hologram.

USCIS Expands Online E-filing
The USCIS announced that it has expanded its electronic filing or E-Filing program. USCIS has added 6 immigration applications online, including Forms I-129, I-131, I-140, I-539, I-821, I-907. For the press release, see here. For the fact sheet, see here.

CBP Modifies Entry Requirements For Foreign Journalists
Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Robert C. Bonner issued new guidance to all CBP Port Directors regarding discretionary authority to permit travel for foreign journalists who attempt to enter the US with the wrong visa.

ICE Drops Deportation Of Woman After Oregon Governor Issues Pardon
The Oregonian reports "Federal immigration officials said Tuesday they would drop their attempts to deport a Southern Oregon woman to her native Norway a day after Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski pardoned her for a 10-year-old marijuana conviction."

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