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Immigration Daily April 12, 2010
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Comment: Union Condemns Enforcement

The Washington Post reports "One of the nation's biggest labor unions (SEIU), a major backer of President Obama, is condemning his Department of Homeland Security's immigration enforcement practices, protesting the use of deportation quotas for agents and expanded workplace audits."

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Focus: Relief from Removal: A Potpourri of Issues

Tuesday, April 13 is the deadline for the Thursday, April 15 phone session of "Removal For Experts" with Lory Rosenberg, Victor Nieblas and Anne Relias. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Admission, adjustment and 212(h) waivers -circuit survey
  • CSPA issues
  • Matter of Almanza-Arenas - burden of proof and corroboration
  • Matter of Compean - right to effective counsel
  • Kucana v. Holder - motions to reopen and reconsider
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Article: Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel In Removal Proceedings - Matter Of Compean And The Fundamental Fairness Doctrine
Jean Pierre Espinoza

Article: Deception, Racket Of Sierra Club And Other Environmental Clubs
Frosty Wooldridge

Article: Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification
Joel Stewart

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News: USCIS Continues to Accept FY 2011 H-1B Petitions

News: CRS Report On Immigration Related Document Fraud

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Awesome and inspiring vid: The DREAM Act (Vote for it!)

Tweet: TheHill: If its not getting through the Senate, its not getting though the House #CIR #immigration

Tweet: IrishVoice: Schumer, Graham "on the cusp" of introducing #CIR bill

Tweet: Greg Siskind gives numbers for first week of H1B 2010 filings

Tweet: NYTimes: Senate leaders begin #CIR NEXT WEEK! Public promises to large crowds. Sen Schumer, where is the markup schedule?

Tweet: GOP column says Stevens retirement deep sixes #legalization bcos Senate will b tied up in knots thru fall over Scotus

Tweet: Purpose of #DHS is to terrorize Americans

Tweet: Forbes column argues against pursuing #immigration reform

Tweet: Racist rascal urges deportation of all muslims: Deport racist rascals instead!

Tweet: ReEal reason for #immigration controls is to condition Americans to police state, see video:

Tweet: NYTimes: Pull the plug on 287g Lets see if #Napolitano will do the right thing and put 287g out of its misery.

Tweet: Frank Sharry on the politics of #immigration

Tweet: Sign petition to #Obama to tell him about the Rogues at #ICE

Tweet: Racist antis drop fig leaf, rail against legal #immigration Note2journalists: Antis r NOT anti-illegal, they r anti-LEGAL

Tweet: Zero-sum, anti-capitalist anti-immigrationists clutch at straws

Tweet: Anti criticizes other antis for being insufficiently racist. No kidding, see 4 yourself:

Tweet: Why Cesar Chavez Would Support Comprehensive #Immigration Reform

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Tweet: Anti bemoans dearth of anti-immigrationists running for Congress; says "serious push for amnesty coming soon"

Tweet: Anti bewails BigBro state Antis forget THEY created BigBro Msg2ChuckBaldwin: Support legalization or YOU go to jail!

Tweet: Should Undocumented Students Get Federal Support? Find out who supports the #dreamact #immigration #immyouth

Tweet: LATimes: WH is repeating mistakes in health bill with #immigration Obama lies, wont fire miscreants at #ICE!

Tweet: Sen. Menendez tells Prez to do #CIR AFTER elections! OK, so in the meanwhile, STOP #ICE NOW! Or r u just another liar?

Tweet: WaPo: SEIU blasts Obama #immigration enforcement policies Unless heads roll at #ICE, Obama has no credibility.

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