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Deadline Is Monday, July 26th
Lory Rosenberg will lead the discussion for "The Three Rs: Removal, Relief
and Review" a 3-part telephonic seminar series. Removal is unique in
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Asylum Resource Series: Greece
USCIS Asylum Resource Information Center offers asylum information on Greece.
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Immigration Law News
H-2B Cap Exemption In Defense
Appropriations Conference Report
The Department of Defense FY 2005 Appropriations Conference Report (h.r. 4613) included an exemption from the H-2B Visa cap to any alien employed (or who has received an offer of employment) as a fish roe processor, a fish roe technician, or a supervisor of fish roe processing (relevant portion of large document is excerpted).
USCIS Announces Extension Of Stay For F And J Visa Holders Until H-1B Petitions Are Decided
USCIS announced that certain academic and exchange foreign students (F and J Visa holders) seeking to adjust to H-1B status may remain in the US legally until their H-1B petitions are decided. For the USCIS press release, see here. For the Federal Register notice, see here.
USDA Employee Is Sentenced To 21 Month Prison Term In Visa Fraud Scheme
The Department of Justice announced that Department of Agriculture employee Hsin Hui Hsu was sentenced for his role in a visa fraud scheme resulting in $77,400 in payments and 99 illegally obtained visas for Chinese nationals.
Los Angeles Sting Leads To Criminal Charges Against Korean Immigration Businesses
San Jose Mercury News reports "The [Los Angeles] city attorney's office announced  that criminal charges have been filed against seven business consultants in Koreatown for allegedly violating the state's Immigrant Consultant Act."
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Help Wanted: Exchange Visitor Programs Manager
The American Council on International Personnel, Inc., (ACIP) is a not-for-profit trade association dedicated to facilitating the international movement of personnel. ACIP seeks an experienced professional to manage our two Exchange Visitor Programs in the Washington, DC office and is the primary contact for our J-1 visa and Canadian internship programs. Responsibilities include: responding to program inquiries; timely applications processing; frequent communication with ACIP member participants; liaise with DOS and Consular officials; SEVIS compliance; annual report preparation; file maintenance; and, continual process improvement. Adherence to all applicable laws and regulations is required. Our ideal candidate has: experience administering a J visa exchange program, including SEVIS; excellent communication skills; demonstrated commitment to customer service; ability to prioritize tasks, problem-solve and work independently. Must be a US citizen or LPR. This is a FT position. Work hours are flexible but must be available to respond to urgent client matters outside of normal business hours. Limited travel may be required. Email resume, cover letter and salary req. to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Paralegal
Ellis & Ged, PA, a fast-growing immigration law office in Boca Raton, FL, seeks an experienced immigration paralegal. Minimum 2+ years experience, with strong writing skills and emphasis in employment-based immigration. Bachelor's degree preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent work environment. Must be detail-oriented, well-organized and computer proficient. Please submit resume to Richard Hujber by email: email@example.com or fax: (561) 241-0812.
J-1 Training Visa Sponsor
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We also offer logistical and cultural reception services in several
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individuals to participate in training programs in the following fields:
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Science, Counseling and Social Services, Management, Business, Commerce
and Finance, The Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics and
Industrial Occupations, Public Administration and Law. You can learn more
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calling Jim Kelly at (212) 757-3774 ext.222.
Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Paralegals
Bratter Krieger LLP, a full service immigration law firm located in Miami Beach, FL seeks experienced paralegals 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 language skills are required. 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 Matthew Krieger by fax: (305) 695-4398 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
The Law Offices of Michael J. Gurfinkel, an immigration law firm with
offices on both the East and West Coasts, seeks an associate attorney for
its Los Angeles, CA offices. Ideal candidate must have minimum 3+ years
extensive experience in all areas of immigration law to be considered,
including removal/deportation, AOS interviews, family and employment based
petitions and consular processing. Position offers opportunity for
occasional travel outside Los Angeles, CA area. Please fax or e-mail:
resume, salary requirements + writing sample to the attention of Millie at
(818) 543-5802 or email@example.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Legal Assistant
Shulman, Rogers, Gandal, Pordy & Ecker, P.A., Maryland's largest independent law firm outside of Baltimore city (75+ attorneys), seeks an immigration legal assistant. Experience desired in: employment-based IV (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3), NIV (E-1, E-2, H-1B, L-1A, L-1B, O-1), family-based IV, naturalization, AOS, consular processing, I-9 compliance/employer sanctions, and litigation. College degree and 1+ years of experience required. Ideal candidate possesses superior analytical, organizational, and communication skills. Must be proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and immigration forms applications. Duties include heavy client contact, legal research, and immigration petitions. Work with a team of experienced immigration attorneys and professionals who are passionate about the practice of immigration law in a fast-paced, collegial setting with large law firm resources. Excellent salary/benefits package offered. If you enjoy challenging work with direct client contact and are equally passionate about immigration law, we want to hear from you. Send resume to Maura Bowen, HR Manager by fax 301-230-2891 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Wanted: Experienced Immigration Attorney
Paparelli & Partners LLP, a leading immigration law firm with an established national practice, has an immediate opening for a moderately experienced Immigration Lawyer fluent in Japanese to work at its office in Irvine, California. If you have what it takes, you will become immersed in cutting-edge immigration law issues while working with multinational companies and high-achiever individual clients to perform the full range of immigration legal services. This job is for you if you are a multi-talented multi-tasker, attentive to details, express yourself well in person and on paper, work well as part of a team, love challenges, are willing to work hard, have a spotless ethical record, are admitted to practice law in California or another state and have up to three years of U.S. immigration law experience. If you'd like to pursue this exciting opportunity, fax your resume + cover letter to Chris McCoy at 949-955-5599 or e-mail her at email@example.com. No phone calls please.
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ILW.COM continues to publish very important articles, such as the recent article by Paul M. Sherer for the Immigration Policy Center on Targets Of Suspicion: The Impact of Post-9/11 Policies On Muslims, Arabs And South Asians In The US.
I'd like to refer clients to that article, and I'd like to link to it on my web site. Can you tell me how to make a permalink to it?
Bruce A. Hake
Attorney at Law
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Please forward my e-mail address to Susanna Bogue.
San Francisco, CA
Editor's Note: We do not generally include contact information in Immigration Daily nor do we forward email addresses to our correspondents and readers. However, you are welcome to post your invitation to Susanna Bogue on our discussion board.
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