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IS 'EXTREME VETTING' REALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR BACKLOGS AT USCIS?
Recently, I cast doubt on the spin put on a story in Law360, having to do with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) decision to close its offices abroad. The reason is that, in my opinion, it advanced a facile argument by members of the private bar that the closure would have an adverse impact on "expats". Once again, I find myself focusing on a Law360 story, which captions itself as analysis, for the same reasons: spin. I get that Law360 caters to attorneys, and that Immigration Law360 (one of the particular focus areas of the overall site) caters specifically to members of the private immigration bar. But even so, it seems to me that when arguments become too convenient or too facile, in the long run they erode the credibility of the site. DAN CADMAN READ MORE