The binocular icon indicates that the folder is a watched folder.
How were you trying to import the folder that you say has been skipped? Are you getting any message such as the files have been skipped because they are already in the Organizer? This will happen if you have duplicate copies of the files in another folder. In theory, if the files are already in the catalog, duplicate copies in another folder will be skipped. If this is not the case, we need more details.
Also, make sure that your My Folders panel is in the Tree View: