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Help Wanted: Seeking Congressional Committees Interested in Wise Immigration Policies – By Anthony Weigel

Blogging hiatus will end shortly. In the meantime, here’s a post from my friend Tony Weigel of the Weigel Law Office in Grain Valley, Missouri who is an immigration lawyer and a member of AILA. Wisdom is a big, beautiful … … Continue reading

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Sources for Congressional Research

  In addition to resources such as the Federal Depository Library Program website, congress.gov, usa.gov, and the myriad of political commentary databases available online, there are several subscription databases that the Brooklyn Law School community has access to through the … Continue reading

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Public Release of CRS Reports: FAQ for Congressional Staff

Via FAS – CRS announcement, June 22, 2018: “On March 23, 2018, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 was signed into law. The law directed the Librarian of Congress, in consultation with the CRS Director, to establish and maintain a public … Continue reading

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From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff

CRS report – From Slip Law to United States Code: A Guide to Federal Statutes for Congressional Staff, May 2, 2018. “This report provides an overview of federal statutes in their various forms, as well as basic guidance for congressional … Continue reading

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Congress Approves Novel Use of Congressional Review Act to Invalidate Agency Guidance Document; Potential New Avenue of Relief for Health Industry?

As we reported on April 20, 2018, the Senate recently approved a joint resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) invalidating a five-year-old guidance document issued by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. It marked the first time in … Continue reading

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