USCIS Updates Policy Guidance for Certain Requests for Evidence and Notices of Intent to Deny

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.

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San Francisco Frozen Film Festival to celebrate 12th Anniversary with film collections, artists and local musicians July 18 - 22

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.

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What U.S. immigration policy has to do with wages and labor shortages

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.

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“Playing With Fire” Pyrotechnician/Special FX Artist Yulia Shibinskaya

Russian born pyrotechnician/Special FX Artist Yulia Shibinskaya literally “plays with fire” behind the scenes to create some of the most exciting and dramatic effects we see at live shows, and on TV and movie screens. She has worked on some of today’s top-rated TV shows, including Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, Bold and Beautiful, Survivor, The Late Late Show, and others.

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4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza in Exposition Park

4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza in Exposition Park

Los Angeles- Los Angeles City Councilmember Curren D. Price and The New 9th, presented the annual 4th of July Community Festival and Fireworks Show, Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza in Exposition Park
Councilmember Curren D. Price and Teen Titans
This extremely popular Independence Day Celebration was held on the South Lawn of Exposition Park. All attendees were able to enjoy and experience a day of engaging fun with delectable food, games and activities for all ages, followed by an awesome over-the-top fireworks extravaganza around 9:00pm.

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A.D.C. – Oduwa’s Kingdom Increases: Linking to African Decentralized Currency

ODUWACOIN BLOCKCHAIN, THE #1 REASON CRYPTOCURRENCY IS DESIGNED FOR AFRICA

As we witness the challenges most crypto-currencies face after successful ICOs with finding use case for their currency beyond speculation, we realize the importance of creating cryptocurrency for the right purpose and also using blockchain technology efficiently. Cryptocurrency needs to have necessary utility function. It should not be just an object for speculation as we can now see in the current market with multiple projects fading out.

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Living As An Immigrant Is Pretty Scary; How One American Family Survived The Immigrant Experience

Living As An Immigrant Is Pretty Scary; How One American Family Survived The Immigrant Experience

Why do people decide to leave their home countries to live somewhere else? There are many reasons for such a monumental decision, but most immigrants will tell you that they are looking for a better life for their families. That’s what my wife and I were doing last summer when we lived in Kiev, Ukraine for most of the summer, although we didn’t foresee the powerful lesson regarding life as de facto immigrants we would learn.

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