WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today posted a policy memorandum (PDF, 113 KB) (PM) that provides guidance to USCIS adjudicators regarding their discretion to deny an application, petition, or request without first issuing a Request for Evidence (RFE) or Notice of Intent to Deny (NOID) when required initial evidence was not submitted or the evidence of record fails to establish eligibility.Details
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San Francisco Frozen Film Festival to celebrate 12th Anniversary with film collections, artists and local musicians July 18 – 22
Five day event premieres local Bay Area filmmakers alongside international award winners showcased in compelling collections of animation, dramatic, short films, experimental, surf/skate, environmental, and documentary.
For the twelfth consecutive year, the nonprofit San Francisco Frozen Film Festival is bringing the Best of 2018 films to the Bay Area! The five day festival is sure to make waves as many accomplished filmmakers enchant viewers with their creative masterpieces.Details
What U.S. immigration policy has to do with wages and labor shortages
think that the idea that if we don’t get immigrants in then this will push wages up is not really supported by the recent experience in the labor market in the U.S. There is a problem of wage growth, especially for low-skilled workers in the sense that wages have not grown very much in the last two decades. But the reason for that, economists argue, are more [about] the changing nature of jobs — mechanization, computerization [and] offshoring, rather than the local force of demand and supply.
Tighter immigration policies are becoming a new hurdle in the global race for talent.
Janette Marx, who runs a global workforce solutions company with a hub in Houston, spoke with the Houston Chronicle about global trends in hiring.Details
What is the PRICE Nigerians/Deltans have to PAY for things to get better? The answers are very simple!Details