October 19, 2016

Across A Divide On Immigration, Trump Inspires Hope And Fear In A Changing Nevada

Brent Harger of Washoe County, Nev., says he has always voted, but until this year, he’d never really gotten involved in politics. “I’ve always been told […]
October 18, 2016

Emirates Says Jury Already Resolved CEO Extortion Claim

By Cara Mannion Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 8:19 PM EDT) — Banking giant Emirates NBD told a California federal court Monday that a jury […]
October 18, 2016

Territorial Court Has Authority To Try Immigrant, 9th Circ. Says

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 7:36 PM EDT) — The Ninth Circuit ruled Monday that even though a Northern Mariana Islands district […]
October 18, 2016

Quiros Blasts SEC's 'Unseemly' Moves In EB-5 Atty Fee Suit

By Joyce Hanson Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 7:10 PM EDT) — Jay Peak ski resort owner Ariel Quiros threw another punch in his increasingly […]
October 18, 2016

Employers Cross-Appeal In Migrant Workers' Wage Suit

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 6:40 PM EDT) — Dozens of companies caught in a failed class action over migrant workers’ pay […]
October 18, 2016

Transporter's Fines For I-9 Form Failures Fair: 2nd Circ.

By Abraham Moussako Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 4:33 PM EDT) — The Second Circuit has denied an upstate New York transportation company’s attempt to […]
October 18, 2016

Plaintiffs Want H-1B Lottery Halted And Declared Unlawful

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 3:16 PM EDT) — Plaintiffs in a putative class action calling for changes to the randomized lottery […]
October 18, 2016

H-1B Petitioners Want Lottery Halted And Declared Unlawful

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 18, 2016, 3:16 PM EDT) — Plaintiffs in a putative class action calling for changes to the randomized lottery […]
October 17, 2016

Digital Humanitarianism: How Tech Entrepreneurs Are Supporting Refugee Integration

You are here Download Report The 2015–16 period has seen an explosion of social and technological innovation to address the refugee crisis and the massive numbers […]
October 17, 2016

Ariz. Sheriff Joe Arpaio Hit With Criminal Contempt Charge

By Suevon Lee Law360, Los Angeles (October 17, 2016, 8:22 PM EDT) — Government prosecutors on Monday charged Maricopa, Ariz., Sheriff Joe Arpaio with criminal contempt […]
October 17, 2016

Va. Atty Cops To Falsifying Visa Docs For IT Co. Workers

By Alex Wolf Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 7:52 PM EDT) — A Virginia attorney pled guilty in New Jersey federal court on Monday to […]
October 17, 2016

Full 9th Circ. To Review 'Habitual Drunkard' Immigration Case

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 7:23 PM EDT) — The full Ninth Circuit has decided to rehear an immigration case over a […]
October 17, 2016

Cleaning Co. Strikes $195K DOJ Deal In Verification Dispute

By Melissa Daniels Law360, Los Angeles (October 17, 2016, 6:27 PM EDT) — Massachusetts-based janitorial service American Cleaning Co. will pay $195,000 to settle claims that […]
October 17, 2016

US Seeks To Ax Mariana Islands Casino's Suit Over Visas

By Joyce Hanson Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 6:02 PM EDT) — The U.S. told a federal court Friday it should dismiss a Pacific island […]
October 17, 2016

ACLU Demands Border Patrol Docs In FOIA Row

By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (October 17, 2016, 5:25 PM EDT) — The American Civil Liberties Union pressed for a quick win Friday in California federal […]
October 17, 2016

Jailed Asylum Applicant Entitled To Bond, Nonprofit Says

By Kelcee Griffis Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) — The government may not hold a Honduran man without bond while he challenges […]
October 17, 2016

EEOC Plan Aims To Protect Immigrant, Vulnerable Workers

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 3:33 PM EDT) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Monday that it has approved an […]
October 17, 2016

OPINION: 3rd-Party Litigation Funding Needs Transparency

  Law360, New York (October 17, 2016, 1:46 PM EDT) — Lisa A. Rickard Mark A. Behrens Investors are pumping unprecedented sums of money into financing […]
October 17, 2016

Govt's Bad Faith In No-Fly List Suit Warrants Fees: Attys

By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (October 17, 2016, 1:34 PM EDT) — Lawyers who represented a Malaysian woman in her suit against the U.S. for being […]
October 16, 2016

Cooperation on Migration: The Role of the European Union in the Follow-Up to the UN Summit

One month ago, world leaders gathered at the United Nations for a summit to discuss movements of refugees and migrants. This historic gathering, spurred in part by […]
October 14, 2016

Calif. Notification Law Conflicts With Fed. Regs, ICE Says

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 9:51 PM EDT) — A new California law that will require local law enforcement to notify certain […]
October 14, 2016

Immigrants Seek Class Cert. In Ariz. License Denial Suit

By Y. Peter Kang Law360, Los Angeles (October 14, 2016, 9:37 PM EDT) — Legal advocacy groups suing Arizona over the state’s practice of denying driver’s […]
October 14, 2016

Mexican Man Asks Justices To Overturn 5th Circ. BIA Ruling

By Melissa Daniels Law360, Los Angeles (October 14, 2016, 8:33 PM EDT) — A Mexican national who saw his bid to reopen his Board of Immigration […]
October 14, 2016

8th Circ. Tells BIA To Decide If Removal Case Can Be Paused

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 8:19 PM EDT) — The Eighth Circuit on Friday affirmed a Board of Immigration Appeals ruling upholding […]
October 14, 2016

Local organizations speak out against locking infants in detention centers

Voicing moral outrage to the federal policy of holding immigrant families in detention became the focus of a creative campaign, Diapers in Detention. Beginning in late […]
October 14, 2016

ICE Agents Immune From Constitutional Claims, 9th Circ. Told

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (October 14, 2016, 3:15 PM EDT) — A California federal court erred in refusing to dismiss claims that two U.S. […]
October 14, 2016

'We're Not Hypothetical': Immigrants In The U.S. Illegally Speak Out

Jin Park remembers where he was when Donald Trump announced his presidential bid in June, 2015. He was alone in his Harvard dorm room and watching […]
October 13, 2016

Disney, Consulting Firms Dodge Worker Visa Abuse Claims

By Nathan Hale Law360, Miami (October 13, 2016, 9:15 PM EDT) — A Florida federal judge dismissed a pair of putative class actions against Walt Disney […]
October 13, 2016

SEC Slams Jay Peak Owner's Latest Fee Bid In EB-5 Suit

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 8:32 PM EDT) — The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ripped into Jay Peak ski resort owner […]
October 13, 2016

Feds To Take Charges Against Ariz. 'Sheriff Joe' To Trial

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 8:17 PM EDT) — The government intends to pursue criminal contempt charges against Maricopa, Ariz., Sheriff Joe […]
October 13, 2016

Missing Experience On Form Sinks Labor Cert. At BALCA

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) — The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals on Wednesday affirmed the denial of […]
October 13, 2016

Accenture Reaches $500K Settlement In Bias Class Action

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 4:18 PM EDT) — Accenture LLP has settled a class action brought by a former software engineer […]
October 13, 2016

Pa. Fed. Judge Troubled By Jilin Rule In Immigration Suit

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 3:46 PM EDT) — A Pennsylvania federal judge reluctantly tossed a suit Wednesday against the U.S. Citizenship […]
October 13, 2016

Penn. Fed. Judge Troubled By Jilin Rule In Immigration Suit

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 13, 2016, 3:46 PM EDT) — A Pennsylvania federal judge reluctantly tossed a suit Wednesday against the U.S. Citizenship […]
October 12, 2016

Use Categorical Approach For 'Moral Turpitude,' BIA Says

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 11:18 PM EDT) — The Board of Immigration Appeals on Wednesday ruled that both the categorical approach […]
October 12, 2016

Immigrant Veterans in the United States

Approximately 511,000 foreign-born veterans of the U.S. armed forces resided in the United States in 2016, accounting for 3 percent of the 18.8 million veterans nationwide. […]
October 12, 2016

Raymond James Accused Of Holding Back Jay Peak Docs

By Rick Archer Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 8:57 PM EDT) — The EB-5 visa program investors suing the owner of Vermont ski resort Jay […]
October 12, 2016

Ex-NBAer Asks 11th Circ. To Keep $45M EB-5 Suit Tossed

By Braden Campbell Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 8:11 PM EDT) — Former NBA player Theo Ratliff and others on Tuesday asked the Eleventh Circuit […]
October 12, 2016

1st Circ. Rebukes BIA In Ruling On Immigrant's Lateness

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 6:48 PM EDT) — The First Circuit delivered stern rebuke to the Board of Immigration Appeals in […]
October 12, 2016

1st Circ. Rebukes BIA In Ruling On Migrant's Late Arrival

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 6:48 PM EDT) — The First Circuit delivered stern rebuke to the Board of Immigration Appeals in […]
October 12, 2016

Chicago ‘Dreamer’ Sues Fed Over Texas Immigration Block

By Dorothy Atkins Law360, San Francisco (October 12, 2016, 4:37 PM EDT) — A Chicago resident hit the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services with a suit […]
October 12, 2016

ICE Memo Guides Eligibility Verification Amid Labor Rows

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 3:11 PM EDT) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents who receive information concerning employees’ eligibility to […]
October 12, 2016

The Art Of Silence At Trial

  Law360, New York (October 12, 2016, 1:59 PM EDT) — When communicating to a jury, trials lawyers know that words matter. Thus, it may seem […]
October 12, 2016

Feds Will Press Criminal Contempt Charges Against Ariz. Sheriff Arpaio

Federal prosecutors will charge Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio with criminal contempt of court for violating a judge’s order to stop immigration patrols that led to […]
October 11, 2016

Justices To Examine Border Agent's Immunity In Teen's Death

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 10:10 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court decided to review a case Tuesday involving a U.S. […]
October 11, 2016

High Court To Examine Border Agent's Immunity In Teen's Death

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 10:10 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court decided to review a case Tuesday involving a U.S. […]
October 11, 2016

USCIS Terminates Hillary Clinton's Brother's EB-5 Center

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 8:43 PM EDT) — A regional visa center run by the brother of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary […]
October 11, 2016

Budget Legislation Doesn't Extend EB-5 Program, Suit Says

By Kelcee Griffis Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 7:28 PM EDT) — The federal government didn’t actually extend the EB-5 investor pilot program beyond its […]
October 11, 2016

Consulting Biz To Pay H-1B Workers' Back Wages In DOL Deal

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 7:05 PM EDT) — A U.S. Department of Labor judge has approved a settlement requiring consulting firm […]
October 11, 2016

Texas Man Jailed For Tribal Membership Sales To Immigrants

By Andrew Westney Law360, Dallas (October 11, 2016, 6:04 PM EDT) — A Texas district judge handed down a 33-month jail sentence Tuesday to the purported […]
October 11, 2016

High Court Will Take On Bush Officials’ Detention Appeal

By Bryan Koenig Law360, Washington (October 11, 2016, 5:55 PM EDT) — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear an appeal from former George W. […]
October 11, 2016

Right-Leaning Justices Wary Of Nixing Biased Conviction

By Jimmy Hoover Law360, Washington (October 11, 2016, 5:15 PM EDT) — The conservative wing of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern that allowing […]
October 11, 2016

Jimenez Moreno v. Napolitano: Immigration Detainers Require a Warrant

The interior enforcement agency of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), employs various ways to co-opt state and local law enforcement […]
October 11, 2016

Group Attacks $13.3M Citibank Pact In Jay Peak EB-5 Suit

By Braden Campbell Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 3:54 PM EDT) — A group of EB-5 investors whose funds made up a portion of more […]
October 11, 2016

3 Supreme Court Immigration Cases To Watch This Term

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 3:27 PM EDT) — With the U.S. Supreme Court kicking off its new term this month, the […]
October 11, 2016

End Family Detention Share Federal Government Must Adopt Own Advisory Committee’s Recommendations and End Family Detention

Washington, D.C. – Yesterday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Advisory Committee on Family Residential Centers issued a report in which it unanimously concluded that “detention is generally neither […]
October 11, 2016

EEOC GC David Lopez To Leave Agency In December

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 1:06 PM EDT) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that general counsel David Lopez will […]
October 11, 2016

BREAKING: EEOC GC David Lopez To Leave Agency In December

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 1:06 PM EDT) — The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Tuesday that general counsel David Lopez will […]
October 11, 2016

The 3 Biggest Immigration Challenges For Growing Cos.

  Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 11:51 AM EDT) — Lowell Sachs Stephen H. Smalley Leading companies know that one of the fundamentals for their […]
October 11, 2016

The 3 Biggest Immigration Challenges For Growing Companies

  Law360, New York (October 11, 2016, 11:51 AM EDT) — Lowell Sachs Stephen H. Smalley Leading companies know that one of the fundamentals for their […]
October 10, 2016

Moving Beyond Crisis: Germany’s New Approaches to Integrating Refugees into the Labor Market

You are here Download Report The rapid surge of asylum seekers and other migrants entering Europe during 2015, many with Germany as their prized destination, has […]
October 7, 2016

Kenyan Immigrant Urges High Court To Hear Asylum Case

By Y. Peter Kang Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2016, 11:01 PM EDT) — An immigrant from Kenya recently asked the U.S. Supreme Court to take […]
October 7, 2016

10 Things To Look For This Supreme Court Term

  Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 9:44 PM EDT) — This term of the U.S. Supreme Court will probably be one of the oddest in […]
October 7, 2016

Investor Sues Tenet After $513M Deal In Kickback Scheme

By Melissa Daniels Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2016, 9:36 PM EDT) — Tenet Healthcare Corp. got hit with a putative class action Friday from a […]
October 7, 2016

DHS, Detained Immigrants Clash Over Database Doc Requests

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 9:33 PM EDT) — The Department of Homeland Security on Friday exchanged blows over a document production […]
October 7, 2016

Sometimes the best strategy is flying under the radar

Immigration advocates and state legislators across the country had their hands full protecting “sanctuary cities” this past legislative term. These cities and local municipalities are known […]
October 7, 2016

All at Sea: The Policy Challenges of Rescue, Interception, and Long-Term Response to Maritime Migration

You are here ISBN  978-0-9831591-6-2 Price – Paperback  Page Length  Publisher  Migration Policy Institute As the world’s refugee and asylum-seeker populations climbed past post-World War II […]
October 7, 2016

FedEx Delivery Receipt Flips DOL Work Certification Denial

By Suevon Lee Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2016, 7:52 PM EDT) — The Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals found Thursday that an immigration official […]
October 7, 2016

Texas Drops Appeal In Syrian Refugee Resettlement Case

By Jess Davis Law360, Dallas (October 7, 2016, 6:15 PM EDT) — Texas on Friday pulled its Fifth Circuit appeal of a trial court’s decision to […]
October 7, 2016

Arrest Warrant Issued For Eatery Owner In $1.3M Wage Suit

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 5:36 PM EDT) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the owner of a Washington state […]
October 7, 2016

Arrest Warrant Issued For Resturant Owner In $1.3M Wage Suit

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 5:36 PM EDT) — An arrest warrant has been issued for the owner of a Washington restaurant […]
October 7, 2016

USCIS Seeks Feedback On Treaty Trader Visa Info Requests

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 4:50 PM EDT) — The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said Thursday it has issued four draft […]
October 7, 2016

Israeli Mall Kiosk Boss Cops To $14M B-2 Visa Fraud Scheme

By Pete Brush Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 4:45 PM EDT) — An Israeli owner of a mall kiosk business admitted guilt Thursday in Virginia […]
October 7, 2016

Provider Lessons From Tenet’s $513M Fraud Settlement

  Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 1:27 PM EDT) — Robert C. Threlkeld
 Edgar Bueno In a cautionary tale of extreme import for health care […]
October 6, 2016

Taming the Seas: Safety, Protection, and Attempts to Create Order in Maritime Migration Corridors

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October 6, 2016

Guam Cos. Launch Class Action Over H-2B Petition Denials

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 11:05 PM EDT) — A slew of Guam-based businesses launched a class action in federal court on […]
October 6, 2016

USCIS Gets Suit Over Work Permit Delays Slimmed Down

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 10:22 PM EDT) — A Washington federal judge on Wednesday trimmed a suit against U.S. Citizenship and […]
October 6, 2016

Investors Slam Raymond James In $400M Jay Peak EB-5 Suit

By Carolina Bolado Law360, Miami (October 6, 2016, 10:06 PM EDT) — EB-5 visa program investors suing the owner of Vermont ski resort Jay Peak over […]
October 6, 2016

Revamped EU Border Patrol To Have More Resources, Duties

By Jack Newsham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 9:55 PM EDT) — The European Union relaunched its border security agency on Thursday with an ambitious […]
October 6, 2016

BIA Mistake Doesn't Reverse Asylum Denial, 2nd Circ. Says

By Natalie Olivo Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 8:30 PM EDT) — The Second Circuit on Wednesday found that even though the Board of Immigration […]
October 6, 2016

Gov. Pence Says Muslim Ban No Longer On The Table

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 6:08 PM EDT) — Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence indicated Thursday that a ban on Muslim […]
October 6, 2016

Deported Doctor Says Margolis Firm Can't Dodge Suit

By Jack Newsham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 5:45 PM EDT) — A foreign doctor and U.S. permanent resident who ended up being deported after […]
October 6, 2016

Deported Doc Says Margolis Firm Can't Dodge Suit

By Jack Newsham Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 5:45 PM EDT) — A foreign doctor and U.S. permanent resident who ended up being deported after […]
October 6, 2016

Farm to Table: The Role of Immigrants in U.S. Farm Labor in 2016

Daniel Carroll, Federal Program Officer, National Agricultural Workers Survey, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Policy Development and Research, U.S. Department of Labor Tom Hertz, Economist, Rural […]
October 6, 2016

Rainmaker Q&A: Quinn Emanuel's Juan Morillo

  Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 4:56 PM EDT) — Juan P. Morillo is a partner at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP in Washington, D.C. He […]
October 6, 2016

How Do You Manage the Risks of EB-5 Practice?

Author: Guest Blogger on 10/06/2016 Do you remember your Risk Management class in law school? Neither do I. It’s not offered. Yet as lawyers, we have […]
October 6, 2016

Coming Soon: The 3-D (And 4-D) Brief

  Law360, New York (October 6, 2016, 4:32 PM EDT) — From e-discovery to attorney profitability, the technologies of the 21st century have had a major impact […]
October 5, 2016

WashTech Says Judge Got It Wrong In Visa Rule Challenge

By Rick Archer Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 8:11 PM EDT) — A technology workers union hit back Wednesday in D.C. federal court against the […]
October 5, 2016

Homeland Security Deputy Secretary To Join WilmerHale

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 7:21 PM EDT) — U.S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas is stepping down […]
October 5, 2016

Trump Contemplating 'Self-Deportation' Policy, Sessions Says

By Kelly Knaub Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 4:51 PM EDT) — Staunch Donald Trump supporter Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., told CNN on Wednesday morning […]
October 5, 2016

DOL Outlines Worksites For H-2B Visa Applications

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 4:24 PM EDT) — A location qualifies as a worksite under the federal H-2B nonimmigrant visa program […]
October 5, 2016

17 Indicted For Thai Sex Trafficking Scheme

By Dorothy Atkins Law360, San Francisco (October 5, 2016, 4:02 PM EDT) — The federal government has charged 17 individuals for their role in a “highly […]
October 5, 2016

Integrating Refugees into Host Country Labor Markets: Challenges and Policy Options

You are here Download Report As countries in Europe and beyond have faced a large influx of refugees and other migrants, the emergency response took immediate […]
October 5, 2016

The 'Tough Noogies' Doctrine: Rights But No Remedies

  Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 1:55 PM EDT) — If you are one of many consumers bilked out of $30 and your only remedy […]
October 4, 2016

Trump Plans To Deport 16M, Kaine Argues During VP Debate

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 5, 2016, 12:09 AM EDT) — At Tuesday night’s vice presidential debate, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, […]
October 4, 2016

Basketball Group Sues USCIS Over H-1B Visa Petition Denial

By Allissa Wickham Law360, New York (October 4, 2016, 9:49 PM EDT) — A charity group that helps professional basketball players transition into the next stage in […]
October 4, 2016

Scholars Tell Justices Citizenship Law Biased Against Men

By Suevon Lee Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2016, 8:36 PM EDT) — A group of population and family scholars urged the U.S. Supreme Court Monday […]
October 4, 2016

Scholars Tell SCOTUS Citizenship Law Biased Against Men

By Suevon Lee Law360, Los Angeles (October 4, 2016, 8:36 PM EDT) — A group of population and family scholars urged the U.S. Supreme Court Monday […]
October 4, 2016

Borders and Walls: Do Barriers Deter Unauthorized Migration?

In 2015, borders and walls seemed to burst onto the global agenda in the context of migration and halting spontaneous movement. Countries as diverse as Austria, […]
October 4, 2016

Influencing legal trends in domestic violence

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