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Immigration Daily March 25, 2004
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This 45-minute long free workshop for immigration lawyers will be on Thursday, April 1st (1.15pm to 2pm ET). This telephonic workshop is only offered to members in good standing of ILW.COM's directory of immigration lawyers, and is free of charge. Requests for registration should be sent to

Featured Article

US Immigration Law: Emerging Trends In Policies And Procedures
Cyrus Mehta provides a basic overview of current US immigration law.

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Immigration Law News

CSS And LULAC Class Notices
The USCIS issued a press release announcing the federal courts approval of settlement agreements in the Catholic Social Services (CSS) and LULAC (or Newman) legalization cases (which occurred on January 23, 2004 and February 18, 2004, respectively). For the CSS class notice, including Class Membership Worksheet, see here. For the LULAC class notice, including Class Membership Worksheet, see here. For the USCIS press release, see here.

IJ May Not Interpret Ambiguous Testimony Without Affording Asylum Applicant Opportunity To Clarify
In Guo v. Ashcroft, No. 02-73527 (9th Cir. Mar. 23, 2004), the court said that the IJ interpreted ambiguous testimony without affording the Petitioner an opportunity to clarify.

Republicans And Democrats Say President Bush Has Failed To Back His Immigration Reform Initiative
The Los Angeles Times reports both Republican and Democratic senior senators saying "The Bush administration has failed to put much political muscle behind its immigration reform plan, and as a result Congress is unlikely to act on it this year."

California Proposes Legislation Against Fraudulent Immigration Consultants
The San Mateo Daily Journal reports "Three proposed laws [in California] combatting immigration consultant fraud would strengthen protection for unsuspecting immigrants who are often tricked and exploited by unscrupulous consultants."

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
The Law Offices of Bernard P. Wolfsdorf seek to hire an associate attorney with 1-2 years experience in immigration for its Pacific Palisades, CA office. Ideal candidates should have experience with all aspects of business immigration. Responsibilities include: preparation of all types of immigrant visa petitions, labor certifications (RIR and traditional), adjustment of status and consular processing applications, and preparation of all types of nonimmigrant visa petitions (particularly Hs, Ls, TNs, and Os). Will manage caseloads with large degree of independence, communicate with and maintain client status reports, prepare bills, and serve as a team resource. Applicants should submit resume + cover letter to T.L. Loke Walsh: fax (310) 573-5093; or email

Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
Anthony Olson, P.A.,, an immigration law firm in Sarasota, FL, specializing in employment and family immigration law seeks an experienced immigration attorney. Applicants should have 2+ years employment-based immigration experience (particularly with labor certs, EB-1's, Hs, L's, O/P's) and foreign language skills (particularly Spanish or German). We offer friendly and flexible working conditions + competitive benefits package. Applicants must be conscientious, self-reliant, detail-oriented, and well-organized. Salary is commensurate with experience. Submit resume to Tony Olson by fax: 941-362-7107 or email:

Help Wanted: Experienced Paralegals And Support Staff
Bratter Krieger LLP, a full service immigration law firm located in Miami Beach, FL seeks experienced paralegals and support staff to join its winning team. Paralegals must have minimum 2+ years experience in all business (NIVs-E, H, L, and O/P's) and family immigrant visa categories; EB-1 experience preferred. Bilingual skills are required (fluency in Spanish or Portuguese). Bratter Krieger LLP offers an excellent working environment plus a competitive benefits package. Applicants should be organized and motivated. Salary is commensurate with experience. Submit resume to Michael Work by fax: (305) 695-4398 or email:

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