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The 2013 Nation of Immigrators Awards – The IMMIs Are Announced

Posted in Congress on Immigration, Consular Officers, EB-5, Foreign policy, Homeland Security, IMMI Awards, Immigration Humor, Immigration Reform, Investor Immigration, USCIS
Hindsight, the armchair pundits say, is 20-20.  The year 2013 has proven them wrong. The end-of-year’s rear-view mirror onto the world of U.S. immigration shows impenetrable fog.  Unsurprisingly, as filmgoers know, vapory views of the recent past tend to diminish the apparent significance of events occurring early in the year (“never has a film released … Continue Reading

2013 Nation of Immigrators Awards Coming Soon — IMMI Nominees Welcome

Posted in IMMI Awards
Yes, it’s that time of year.  NationOfImmigrators.com is preparing its annual list of the year’s best and worst in immigration policy and law.  Here is your chance as an immigration stakeholder  — an Immigrator — to help us crowdsource the best and worst categories and the people and organizations to name as Nation of Immigrators’ … Continue Reading

Dear Immigration Director: Let Our Dreamers Go!

Posted in Adjustment of Status, Advance Parole Travel Authorization, IMMI Awards, Obama Administration on Immigration, USCIS
  I was escorted to the woodshed on January 15, a very public woodshed, and deservedly so.  Alejandro (Ali) Mayorkas, the Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), politely took me to task at a Public Engagement during the Q & A session when I raised two points. One involves the subject of a … Continue Reading

The 2012 Nation of Immigrators Awards – The IMMIs

Posted in Border Issues & CBP, Congress on Immigration, Courts on Immigration Law, Democrats on Immigration, Deportation - Removal, DHS Technology Reforms, DOL, DREAM Act, Employment-Based Immigration, Enforcement/USICE, Foreign policy, General Immigration, GOP on Immigration, H-1B Visas, I-9s, IMMI Awards, Immigration Courts, Immigration Protectionism, Immigration Reform, Investor Immigration, L-1 Visa, Obama Administration on Immigration, State Department, State Immigration Laws, Unlawful Presence, Waivers of Inadmissibility
As we count out the final hours of 2012, let’s recall the highs and lows of the past year in America’s dysfunctional immigration ecosphere. Nation of Immigrators is pleased to confer its third annual IMMI Awards. (Full disclosure: As in past years, these are my personal choices. If you disagree or believe I’ve missed an … Continue Reading

2012 Nation of Immigrators Awards Coming Soon — IMMI Nominees Welcome

Posted in IMMI Awards
It’s that time of year.  NationOfImmigrators.com is preparing its annual list of the year’s best and worst in immigration policy and law.  Here is your chance as an immigration stakeholder  — an Immigrator — to help us crowdsource the best and worst categories and the people and organizations to name as Nation of Immigrators’ biggest … Continue Reading

Rendering unto the Immigration Caesars

Posted in DHS Technology Reforms, General Immigration, IMMI Awards, Immigration Regulations, USCIS
Render unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s …  Jesus of Nazareth, Matthew 22:21 I send greetings to all those observing Public Service Recognition Week 2012. Each day, our country benefits from the efforts of dedicated Federal, state, and local government employees who do their jobs with pride and passion. So many of these men … Continue Reading