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Immigration Daily April 7, 2010
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Comment: A Chance

The Arizona Republic quotes Tamar Jacoby as saying "It's certainly going to be a hard, uphill fight," said Tamar Jacoby, president of ImmigrationWorks USA, an organization that supports reform from a center-right, pro-business perspective. "Is there a chance? Never say never, but the fallout from health care is going to make it awfully difficult." For the full story, see here.

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THE REMOVAL BOOK, edited by Scott Bratton is currently in preparation, the Table of Contents is as follows:

Chapter One: Removal Proceedings
Chapter Two: Grounds of Inadmissibility
Chapter Three: Grounds Of Removal
Chapter Four: Contesting Removability

Chapter One: Adjustment Of Status
Chapter Two: Waivers in Removal Proceedings
Chapter Three: Cancellation Of Removal For LPRs and INA 212(c) Relief
Chapter Four: Cancellation Of Removal For Non-LPRs
Chapter Five: NACARA
Chapter Six: Asylum and Withholding Of Removal
Chapter Seven: Convention Against Torture
Chapter Eight: Voluntary Departure
Chapter Nine: Naturalization As A Defense To Removal
Chapter Ten: Other Relief

Chapter One: Appeal to the Board of Immigration Appeals
Chapter Two: Motions to Reopen

For more info on THE REMOVAL BOOK and to order, see here. For the fax order form, see here.

Article: A Reviewers Notebook: Cities And The Wealth Of Nations
John Chamberlain for the Foundation For Economic Education writes "Jacobs concluded that economic life develops by innovating."

Article: Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy
Greg Siskind writes "A Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General report has been released which paints a very troubling picture of the 287(g) program which allows local and state law enforcement agencies to enforce immigration laws."

Article: SCOTUS: Defense Attorney Must Inform Client Whether Plea Carries Risk Of Deportation
Csar Cuauhtemoc Garca Hernndez writes "Despite this bit of uncertainty in the [Supreme Court's] controlling majority's analysis, this decision, I think, cannot be understated."

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News: CRS Updated Report On US Immigration Policy On Temporary Admissions
The Congressional Research Service released an updated version of its report analyzing US immigration policy for temporary admissions into the US.

News: USCIS Says Deadline For New Requests Of Special Humanitarian Parole Program for Haitian Orphans Is April 13th
USCIS announced that it will stop accepting new requests for parole under the Special Humanitarian Parole Program for Haitian Orphans effective April 13, 2010.

News: CRS Updated Report On Role Of Local Enforcement In Enforcing Immigration Laws
The Congressional Research Service released an updated version of its report analyzing the role of state and local law enforcement in enforcing immigration law.

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Tweet: Deported #DREAMAct student claims Dept. of Homeland forced him to sign paper barring him from returning to US for 10 yrs

Tweet: The Consular Posts Book: this useful guide covers major consular posts, theory and practice. See the complete outline at

Tweet: RT @americasvoice: NPR:"Advocates Gear Up For #Immigration Debate" interviews @NCLR and CIS- #ri4a #p2

Tweet: Anti-immigration group wants census used to find undocumented immigrants. We need #CIR, not persecution or hatred!

Tweet: Canada argues for more fluidity in the border. No wall on the north? #immigration

Tweet: New poll shows 'sea change' in Californians' attitudes toward UNDOCUMENTED #immigration

Tweet: New ICE strategy to ID, remove undocumented criminals comes to Monterey County, CA #immigration

Tweet: DC Leader Calls on UNDOCUMENTED Immigrants to Fill Out #Census for Taxpayer-Funded Resources #immigration

Tweet: @_jgr you're right! PLENTY of anti-intellectualism. Can believe she almost became VP #restorefairness #teaparty

Tweet: John McCain isn't a maverick now that it might hurt him #immigration #cir #ri4a

Tweet: Palin harming the US: leading a wave of populism, resentful of undocumented immigrants & a hint of anti-intellectualism

Tweet: Thanks @willcoley @DetentionWatch @cliniclegal @breakthrough @americasvoice @ayrianneparks @BorderAction @SparBernstein for the RTs!

Tweet: PERM Book 2d. Ed: Your Book for PERM Rule, Analysis and Comments, ETA forms, Memos, Roadmaps & Checklists. Get your copy

Tweet: RT @BorderAction: #Arizona Sen. Kyl says bipartisan #immigration reform has crumbled because of deep party line sentiment

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event - Garden City, NY
Adelphi University's Center for Social Innovation and Levermore Global Scholars Program are co-sponsoring the interactive theater piece, "What Killed Marcelo Lucero?," by the Brentwood-based theater group Teatro Experimental Yerbabruja, directed by Margarita Espada. Free and open to the public. When: Friday, April 9, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Where: Adelphi University, 1 South Avenue, Garden City, NY Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 313.

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