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Alexander Segal’s Legal Guides

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  • Donald Trump and Amnesty

    Donald Trump's rise to the top of the Republican polls — where he sits with less than a week remaining before the first votes are cast — has been punctuated by his incoherent and inhumane immigration

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  • My Thoughts on Implementation of Changes to the Visa Waiver Program

    In this post, I will explain what DHS has announced and offer my thoughts on its policies, especially with regard to waiver consideration for people who do business in Iran. DHS ANNOUNCES POLICIES FOR

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  • NVC Sending Letters to Correct Erroneous Form I-130 Denials

    On January 26, 2016, the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) reported that the Department of State’s (DOS’s) National Visa Center (NVC) has begun sending letters to immigrant visa applican

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  • The Supreme Court Grants Review of DAPA Case

    The Supreme Court has granted review of the Fifth Circuit's decision to uphold an injunction against the DAPA program. In this blog post, I will explain what this development means, and the unusual de

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  • Presidential Primary Updates: Cruz and Clinton Win the Iowa Caucuses

    After nearly a year of buildup and excessive coverage of every utterance of Donald Trump, the Iowa Caucus on February 1, 2016, marked the beginning of the 2016 Presidential Primaries. In this post, I

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  • Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona Wants State Moved from the Ninth Circuit

    In this post, I will explain how the Ninth Circuit fits in the appellate court system and the reasons why the Governor of Arizona is pushing to have his state moved from the Ninth Circuit. BACKGROUND:

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  • New Rules for EB1B, E3, H1B1, and CW1

    On January 15, 2016, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) posted new final rules to the Federal Register (81 FR 2068, 1/15/16). The new rules will affect the EB1B immigrant visa preference catego

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  • Thoughts on the End of the Lindsey Graham Campaign and the State of the GOP Primary

    In this post, I share my thoughts on the end of Senator Lindsey Graham's presidential campaign. I also discuss the state of the GOP race as it stands today, and the increasing strength of the Chris Ch

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  • Increased Supplemental Fees for Certain L1 and H1B Petitions

    As a result of the omnibus appropriation bill, supplemental fees for certain L1 and H1B petitions are increasing for certain companies. This blog post discusses the changes. With the passage of the om

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  • 2016 Presidential Candidate Profile: Bernie Sanders

    Senator Sanders’ positions are catastrophically bad across the board. I find the Senator from Vermont to be an exceptionally poor candidate even after adjusting for my low expectations for Democratic

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