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July Information

Hi Everyone:

The ballot for the 2010 - 2011 Resolution has been released. A complete list of the resolutions is below. All votes are due by July 14 (midnight, Central). The winning resolution will be announced on Friday, July 16.

Voting should be done online at the main CEDA website. The direct link to the ballot is http://www.cedadebate.org/1011ballot

To access the ballot, you will need to be logged in and have your account set for voting.

If you'd like someone else to cast your vote, just have them email me with their login name and I will activate voting for the account.

If you have other questions, please let me know.

Jeff

SLATE OF RESOLUTIONS FOR 2010 - 2011

1. Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially increase the number of and/or substantially expand beneficiary eligibility for its visas for one or more of the following: employment-based immigrant visas, nonimmigrant temporary worker visas, family-based visas, human trafficking-based visas.

2. Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially increase the number of and/or substantially expand beneficiary eligibility for its visas in one or more of the following classes: H-1, H-2, employment-based immigrant E.

3. Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially increase its legal protection of unauthorized migrants in the United States in one or more of the following areas: immigration detention, removal, non-asylum legal status, eligibility for federal public benefits.

4. Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially reduce its statutory restrictions on asylum claims in the United States.

5. Resolved: the United States Federal Government should substantially reduce its restrictions in one or more of the following areas: non-asylum lawful permanent resident status or Medicaid for unauthorized migrants in the United States, statutory eligibility for gender-based asylum claims, the number of and/or beneficiary eligibility for H-1 or H-2 visas.