LATEST IMMIGRATION NEWS
Last updated: Wednesday, October 31, 2001
Presentation © Copyright 1998-2001. VIKRAM BADRINATH, P.C. All rights reserved.
The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) announces the following three new appointments at the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA): Kevin Ohlson, Frederick Hess, and Roger Pauley. Short biographies are provided.
On Friday, October 26, President Bush signed the USA PATRIOT Act into law.
This AILF practice advisory discusses the interaction between the law governing accrual of lawful unrelinquished domicile and eligibility to apply for 212(c) relief under St. Cyr.
On Oct. 17, 2001, INS Commissioner Ziglar appeared before the Senate Judiciary Comittee Subcommittee on Immigration to testify on effective immigration controls to deter terrorism. A copy of his statement is provided.
U.S. INS encouraged employers and undocumented aliens, who lost employees or family members during the 9/11 terrorist attack, to contact local authorities. INS Commissioner Ziglar stressed that INS will not seek any information for immigration reasons.
Three recently received EB-5 cases, decided by the AAO in spring, 2001.
U.S. INS finalizes the removal of Burma (Union of Myanmar) from the list of countries authorized to participate in the Guam Visa Waiver Program. (66 FR 51821, 10/11/01).
Interim rule implements the Special Immigrant Status for Certain United States International Broadcasting Employees Act, establishing an immigrant category for broadcasters with the U.S. Broadcasting Bd. of Governors or its grantees. (66 FR 51819, 10/11/01).
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