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Comment: Holidays And Hiring

With the holidays approaching this is the ideal time to advertise job openings if you are an employer looking to hire the best and brightest. With the new year just around the corner and plenty of time to think on their hands during the holidays, many highly qualified immigration professionals begin to reevaluate their careers and are open to new opportunities. If you want to reach this audience, now is the ideal time to do so. To place a classified for only $99, click here.

Article: "Sanctuary Campuses" And Other Immigration Questions and Answers For Campus Leaders Post-Election By Dan Berger and Stephen Yale-Loehr

Article: Skill Underutilization Costs College-Educated Immigrants More Than $39 Billion in Forgone Wages Annually By Kevin R. Johnson

News: CRS Report On The Obama Administration's 2014 Immigration Initiative: Looking Back at What the Obama Administration Has Done -- and Ahead to the Trump Administration

Focus: The EB-5 Summit, New York - Final Deadline December 9th

The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on Friday December 16th in New York, NY. The speakers include Parisa Karaahmet and Dan Schwarz (Discussion Leaders), Peyman Attari, Jessica DeNisi, Chris DosSantos, Enrique Gonzalez, Matt Gordon, William "Bill" Gresser, Ruby Li, Daniel B. Lundy, Dawn Lurie, Janak Mehta, Clifford Morris, Reid Thomas, Matt Virkstis, and Rob Winner. This event is sponsored by AISA, E3 Investment Group, Florida Organic Aquaculture, NES Financial and Seyfarth Shaw LLP.

This is a all-day workshop from 8am to 5:45pm which includes multiple panels covering the EB-5 industry from 360 degrees. For additional information, including speaker biographies, sponsor profiles, and to register, please see: Online. For the fax form, please see here.

Don't delay, act today! - Final Deadline is December 9th. Sign up today!

Headline: Austin immigration advocates respond after large detention release Click here
Headline: Chicago Mayor Brings Together Municipal Leaders To Urge President-Elect Trump To Continue DACA Program Click here
Headline: Labor secretary pick seen as anti-Trump on immigration Click here
Headline: Immigration hawks buoyed by Trump picks for DHS secretary, AG Click here
Headline: Trump Has A Slender Grasp Of The Facts Click here

Position Sought: Immigration Attorney
Looking for an opportunity to work for an experienced Immigration Law Firm. University of Richmond Graduate LL.M. degree (2016); Passed the New York State Bar Exam held on July 2016; Have 1+ years of legal experience; Have 4 months of experience at an Immigration Law Office in Manhattan, New York; Speak Turkish, and US Citizen. Please e-mail: yasin.akalan@richmond.edu.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm, seeks immigration paralegal. The paralegal will primarily be involved with the preparation and submission of employment-based nonimmigrant visa petitions, labor certification applications, immigrant visa petitions, permanent resident applications, and U.S. citizenship applications. He/she will assist immigration attorneys in assessing immigration options for corporate clients, obtaining U.S. work authorization for foreign nationals, and maintaining valid visa status of clients' foreign national populations. Other duties include: preparing labor certification documents; overseeing labor certification recruitment process; preparing letters in support of visa petitions; maintaining correspondence with clients; collecting evidence and visa documentation from clients; conducting case audits; maintaining contact with government agencies; researching visa application procedures and requirements; and maintaining client databases with respect to approval and validity dates of visa petitions. Qualifications: Applicants should be detail-oriented and highly analytical with exceptional writing and communication skills. Experience in temporary work visas (including but not limited to L-1A, L-1B, E-2, E-1, H-1B, O-1), PERM labor certifications, immigrant visas (employment-based and family based), consular representation, adjustment of status application and U.S. citizenship. Bilingual in Korean and English preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to nlefteratos@sgrlaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Mineola, NY - The Terezakis Law Firm seeks an experienced immigration attorney for its criminal and immigration law practice, based in Mineola, New York. Attorney will be expected to make appearances at the Immigration Courts located at 26 Federal Plaza and 201 Varick Street, as well as the Nassau & Suffolk County criminal courts. Candidate must have at least 3 years' experience with some of the following: removal defense, cancellation of removal, asylum, family-based immigration, provisional waivers, and/or assessment of immigration consequences of proposed criminal disposition. Must have strong writing skills and experience preparing motions and briefs for Immigration Court, as well as appeals to the Board of Immigration Appeals. Experience in criminal defense, including post-conviction relief, is a plus. NYS Bar admission required. Ideal candidate must be a professional, responsible, dedicated, detail-oriented, and friendly attorney who can work independently, as well as part of a team. Our clients are primarily Spanish speaking - so fluency in Spanish is preferred. This is not an entry level position: you must have at least 2-3 years experience representing clients in court, and be a skilled advocate. Please submit cover letter with salary requirements and resume to: lalfaro@terezakislaw.com. Salary commensurate with experience. Health insurance, profit-sharing, liberal vacation policy and other benefits are available.

Letters of the Week:

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Cities and Social Movements: Immigrant Rights Activism in the US, France, and the Netherlands, 1970-2015 By Walter J. Nicholls and Justus Uitermark. Wiley-Blackwell, 280 pages ISBN: 1118750667, $34.95 https://www.amazon.com/Cities-Social-Movements-Immigrant-Netherlands/dp/1118750667


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