Last updated: Friday, November 30, 2001
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- U.S. INS
Announces Reorganization Plan [11/15/2001]
U.S. INS announces a plan for administrative
reorganization that would divide the agency into Services
and Enforcement Bureaus, and eliminate District Director
and Regional Director offices.
Update, Volume 5, Number 16, November 9, 2001 [11/12/2001]
- U.S. INS
Amends Custody Review Process [11/13/2001]
U.S. INS amends its rules on the review process with
respect to long-term detention of persons subject to
final orders of removal, deporation or exclusion, in
light of the Supreme Court decision in Zadvydas v.
Anti-Terrorism Bill Signed Into Law; Enhanced Border
Security Act Introduced in House and Senate; Competing
Security Proposal Introduced in Congress; Senate Votes
Down Restriction on Due Process; INS Reorganization Bill
Introduced as Hill Awaits Administration's Plan; House
Passes Airline Security Bill; House Holds Hearings on
Student Tracking; House Subcommittee Approves Worker
Verification Extension; House Holds Hearing on Foreign
Student Tracking ; Recently Introduced Legislation;
Summary of USA Patriot Act of 2001.
General Discusses Reorganization [11/12/2001]
Attorney General Ashcroft announces 'a wartime
reorganization and mobilization of the nations's justice
and law enforcement resources'. The announcement
references the planned INS reorganization.
Discusses Increased Security Checks [11/12/2001]
A State Dept. press briefing includes discussion of
increased security procedures for certain individuals.
Security Presidential Directive-2 [11/12/2001]
INS introduces the Foreign Terrorist Tracking Task Force,
as well as provides info on the enhancement of INS &
Customs enforcement capability, the stop of student visa
'abuse', the initiation of Complementary Immigration
Policies, and the use of advanced technologies.
Safeguards & Improving Vital Info Sharing [11/11/2001]
INS provides an up-date on the first formal meeting of
the full Homeland Security Council and summarizes the
Presidential Directive addressing immigration
policies/practices and the entry of potential terrorists.
AILF Practice Advsory on Reinstatement [11/07/2001]
This practice advisory on reinstatement of removal
revises and adds to the AILF practice advisory originally
posted to the Infonet on October 10, 2001.
Communications with Attorneys May Be Monitored [11/06/2001]
Justice Dept. rule change allows monitoring of
communications between inmates/detainees and attorneys
where a determination is made that it is necessary to
deter violence or terrorism. Notice of the monitoring
must be given. (66 FR 55062, 10/31/01).
Announces H-1B Usage for FY 2001 [11/06/2001]
INS announces that 163,200 H-1B numbers were used in
Cable on Patriot Act Inadmissibility Grounds [11/06/2001] State Dept. sends posts the
texts of INA sections 212(a)(3)(B) and (F) following
passage of the USA Patriot Act. Implementation
instructions are not included.
Statement Re DOJ Tactics [11/01/2001]Attorney
General Ashcroft, analogizing to Robert Kennedy's efforts
to battle organized crime, vows to use 'aggressive arrest
and detention tactics' in the governments anti-terrorism
FAM Regarding K Visas [11/01/2001]
U.S. Department of State circulates to posts the
amended notes to section 41.81 of the Foreign Affairs
Manual, relating to K visas, including the new K-3 and
Change on Custody Orders [11/01/2001]
An EOIR rule change provides for a 10-day
automatic stay of release while INS seeks BIA review of
an IJ's release from custody order where the INS ordered
the person held without bond or set a bond of more than
Act of 2001 with Section-by-Section Review [11/01/2001] Final version of the
anti-terrorism legislation passed by the House and Senate
in response to the September 11 events. Includes
a section-by-section summary of the legislation.
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