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SO FAR, JUNE HAS BEEN A RUNAWAY TRAIN IN IMMIGRATION!

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My head is literally spinning trying to keep up with the many unfortunate developments that have ensued in the past few weeks affecting U.S. immigration – so here we go: THE ADMINISTRATION IS NOT WILLING TO ACCEPT RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CURRENT “ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY” SEPARATING PARENTS FROM THEIR YOUNG CHILDREN! TAKE RESPONSIBILITY NOW! Despite the enormous outpouring of resistance to…

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America Is Still A Magnet To Foreign Nationals, Despite The New Trump Administration Policies!

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ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION HAS NOT BEEN DETERRED DESPITE THE NEW TRUMP ADMINISTRATION POLICIES As reported, despite the Trump administration crackdown, illegal immigration along the border actually increased in May regardless of the “zero tolerance” policy of prosecuting illegal immigrants and separating prosecuted parents from their children! U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested about 2,000 more illegal immigrants crossing the border in May…

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Living In A Sanctuary City Is Certainly No Guarantee Of Safety!

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Today’s sad story, and, regrettably, there is at least one each and every day it seems, concerns Pablo Villavicencio, an illegal immigrant (I don’t really like the term “alien”) from Ecuador, married to a U.S. citizen with 2 U.S. born children, who was recently arrested while delivering pizza to Fort Hamilton in Brooklyn after he was asked for identification at…

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Will June Be Any Different Than May?

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Just read a terrific piece in CNN describing the many events that occurred last month affecting US immigration – starting with the migrant caravan which has now  engendered a national the debate on the challenges associated with seeking political asylum in the US, including proving a credible fear or persecution in the home country, the recent death of a transgender…

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The US Immigration World Is Rocking!

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Having been engaged in the practice of US immigration law for over 30 years and worked with people from almost every country in the world, I am astounded at the multiple changes occurring on all fronts affecting many aspects of law and policy almost daily! And, all of this has occurred at light-speed in the course of less than 18…

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Neil A. Weinrib in Law360

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Principal and Managing Attorney Neil A. Weinrib was recently quoted in Law360 about the "Buy American, Hire American" executive order. “The policy has definitely forced all U.S. immigration law firms to raise the bar in terms of their level of diligence involving all types of visa applications,” Neil Weinrib, founder and managing attorney of Neil A. Weinrib & Associates, told...
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