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State Police Board Drops Immigration Screening Program in County Jails
State Police Board Drops Immigration Screening Program in County Jails

At least one state has backed off from a plan to make local law enforcement handle immigration matters on top of their other duties. The Tennessee Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission dropped a policy that would require jail employees to ask about the birthplace ...

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Blog posts in January, 2012

  • After Review of Pending Deportation Cases, One in six get a Reprieve

    The Obama administration has adopted a policy of focusing immigration enforcement efforts on individuals with criminal records, particularly for ...

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  • Bill Aimed at Streamlining the Immigration Process for Highly-Skilled Workers Meets with Controversy

    Highly-skilled workers may immigrate to the United States with an EB visa, which offers them a path to permanent residence and perhaps citizenship . ...

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  • ICE Challenges Cook County, Illinois' Policy on Immigration Detainers

    Cook County, Illinois, which includes the city of Chicago, is home to one of the country’s largest jails. The county made headlines last fall when it ...

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  • Afghan Water Polo Players Denied Visas, but Continue to Train

    A water polo team assembled in the seemingly least likely of places, Afghanistan, suffered a defeat last month when the U.S. Embassy in Kabul denied ...

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  • Properly Filing the Labor Certification for EB-2 Advanced Degree Classification When the Beneficiary Attained a 3-Year Bachelor’s Degree.

    Introduction U.S. employers who wish to permanently employ a foreign worker with an advanced degree (above a U.S. baccalaureate level of education or ...

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  • Analyses of Requirements for Treaty Investors E-2 Visas

    The immigration regulations that provide for E-2 status for treaty investors require an investment of a substantial amount of capital. While this is ...

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  • Application of Prosecutorial Discretion in Ohio

    What Types of Cases Will Qualify for Prosecutorial Discretion in Ohio? At the Ohio AILA Chapter monthly meeting in December 2011 with Ohio Immigration ...

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  • PERM Special Handling: What to Do If You Miss the 18 Month Deadline

    Missing 18 month deadline to file the special handling PERM is not the end of the world. An employer may still have other options available. If you ...

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  • Supreme Court Strikes Down Arbitrary and Capricious Standards in Deportation Cases

    A controversial procedure used by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and other immigration courts in deciding deportation cases did not withstand ...

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