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VOICE: July/August 2013

AILA brings you the latest issue of VOICE: An Immigration Dialogue on our digital reading platform! As always, you can peruse the July/August 2013 issue on your home computer, smart phone, or tablet! Use the top navigation bar to flip pages, print, search for keywords, share with colleagues, and much more!

In This Issue:

"Enjoying the Fruits of One's Labor: Navigating F-1 Status"
In light of the recent scams perpetuated by unaccredited schools, USCIS has stepped up its enforcement of F-1 laws and regulations. Learn several practice pointers to help you advise academic officials properly.

"U.S. Serves as Safe-Haven for Syrians with TPS Extended"
As the civil strife escalates in Syria, USCIS has extended Temporary Protected Status to qualified Syrians. Read about the eligibility requirements and some examples of successful recipients of TPS.

"AIC Writing Contest: Out of the Mouths of Babes"
Fifth-graders participating in AIC's creative writing contest submit humorous and thought-provoking poems and essays about the importance of immigration to the United States.

Other Highlights Include:

Unsolicited Advice
"Newer Practitioners: CIR Is Your Time to Shine"

"The PERM Appeal File: Foundation for Appellate Success"

"Integrating E-Verify into Your Existing Form I-9 Process"

Reader's Corner
"What We Can Learn from Newcomers to America"

Immigration Stories
"Being Smuggled in as a Child"

Going Global
Non-EU Business Travelers to Italy

Pass the Mic
New to Immigration Law? Mind your Ps and Qs

Poetic Justice; AILA Crossword Puzzle

Mother Nature's Gift of Balance

Honoring Edward Gudeon

Inter Alia
New AIC Fact Sheets

What's Happening
The 4-1-1 on AILA Members

And more!

Cite as AILA Doc. No. 13082145.