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Immigration Daily January 24, 2005
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Help Wanted Nationwide

If you are looking to make a career move, look no further. Our classifieds section features immigration openings across the country. Even if you are not looking to move, a quick daily glance of our advertising section offers you competitive intelligence and insight into law firms that are hiring and expanding areas of immigration law. Today's Immigration Daily alone boasts 11 help wanted ads from coast to coast, including: Miami, Florida; Roseland, NJ; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; San Diego, CA; Troy, MI; Redmond, WA; Fairfax, VA. See below for all ads.

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Hs, Ls, Js, Retrogression, And PERM

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Asylum Resource Series: Argentina
USCIS Asylum Resource Information Center offers asylum information on Argentina.


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BIA Acts Ultra Vires In Issuing Order Of Removal After Reversing IJ's Decision
In Molina-Camacho v. Ashcroft, No. 02-73536 (9th Cir. Dec. 28, 2005), the court said that the BIA acted ultra vires in issuing an order of removal in the first instance after reversing an IJ's grant of discretionary relief from removal.


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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
David J. Hart, PA, a well established boutique firm with a diverse client base, based in downtown Miami, FL, seeks a bilingual (English/Spanish) attorney. Candidates must have at least 3 years experience in business immigration including nonimmigrant/immigrant visas and Labor Certifications. E-mail resume to Marcella Nishi-Page: mnishipage@immigrateusa.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Grotta, Glassman & Hoffman, a medium-sized labor, employment and immigration law firm seeks an experienced full-time immigration paralegal for its high volume, fast-paced corporate immigration practice in Roseland, NJ. Must have 2+ years of experience in the preparation of employment-related USCIS/DOL filings (all components, including supporting statements), such as non-immigrant employment petitions (E-1, E-2, H-1B, L-1, O-1, etc.), immigrant visa applications (EB-1, EB-2, EB-3 and permanent residency applications), foreign residency waiver applications and J-1 practical training applications. Must be detail-oriented with excellent writing, communication (oral + written), organizational and computer skills. Bachelor's degree in a related field (or equivalent) required. Foreign language a plus. Send your resume + cover letter describing your interest, qualifications, and financial requirements in strict confidence to Alexandra Carvalho at : recruit@gghlaw.com or fax: 973-992-9125. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
The Law Offices of Carl Shusterman, a nationally-recognized, five-attorney firm in Los Angeles, is offering career opportunities to two business immigration paralegals. Our firm represents a mix of corporations, business and computer professionals, physicians, nurses, champion skateboarders and even some major Hollywood movie stars. We are looking for paralegals with a minimum of two years business immigration experience (H, L, O and Labor Certification). You must have excellent writing and speaking skills, be self-motivated, friendly and a team player. Our salaries are competitive and our benefits package is second to none. E-mail your resume to Alison Walters: awalters@shusterman.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Ronald W. Freeman, P.C. is an employment-based immigration law firm located in downtown New York City with a diverse corporate client base. We are looking for an attorney with at least 3 years of employment-based immigration experience to join our firm. Must have significant experience in nonimmigrant/immigrant business visas and labor certification. Strong communication (written & verbal) and case management skills required. Must be willing to participate in practice development efforts. Please email resume & salary requirements in confidence to jobposting@rwfpc.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Larrabee & Zimmerman LLP, the leading business immigration law firm in San Diego, CA, seeks an associate attorney. Must have 1 to 2 years of business immigration experience in a high volume, fast-paced immigration firm. Experience must include the preparation of labor certifications, nonimmigrant petitions, adjustment of status and consular processing applications as well as NIW, extraordinary ability, multi-national and researcher petitions. Strong writing and verbal communication skills required. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. A great work place to work and enjoy your chosen career. Membership in CA bar a plus. Send your resume + salary expectations by email (only) with subject: Immigration Attorney to hr@larrabee.com.

Credential Evaluation And Translation Service
American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc. (AETS) is the nation's leading foreign credential evaluation and translation company, providing educational, work experience and position evaluations to thousands of law firms, universities and multinational corporations. For a copy of the application for credential evaluation and translation services, please contact AETS at (786) 276-8190, visit the website at http://www.aetsinternational.com, or send AETS an email: info@aetsinternational.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Larrabee & Zimmerman LLP, the leading business immigration law firm in San Diego, CA, seeks a senior associate attorney. Must have 3 to 5 years of business immigration experience in a high volume, fast-paced immigration firm. Experience must include direct management of corporate clients' immigration legal needs including labor certifications, all nonimmigrant categories, adjustment of status and consular processing as well as NIW, extraordinary ability, multi-national and researcher petitions. Strong writing and verbal communication skills required. Excellent benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. A great place to work and enjoy your chosen career. Membership in CA bar a plus. Send your resume + salary expectations by email (only) with subject: Senior Immigration Attorney to hr@larrabee.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
The Fakhoury Law Group, PLLC based in Troy, Michigan has an immediate opening for a paralegal with 2+ years of immigration law experience, particularly labor certifications and I-140s. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and excellent work environment. Please email resume + salary requirements to Rami Fakhoury: rami@employmentimmigration.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Microsoft Corporation has an immediate opportunity in our dynamic team in the Law and Corporate Affairs Department in Redmond, Washington. The position requires excellent academic credentials, 4-6 years experience in all nonimmigrant business visas, labor certifications, and other business-related immigration matters. Strong case management, communication and writing skills are required. Must be customer-service focused and able to thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment. Prior experience managing legal staff and proficiency with Microsoft technology a plus. Microsoft offers a competitive salary, excellent benefits and casual workplace environment. Please submit your response in Word format to resume@microsoft.com. Please indicate job code N145-122703 in the subject line. Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and strongly supports diversity in the workplace.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
The Law Offices of Rakesh Mehrotra based in Fairfax County, Virginia seeks an attorney interested in long term stable employment, with 2+ years experience in employment-based immigrant categories, specifically labor certs. Opportunity to play a key role in supporting a mature and expanding practice. Must be detail-oriented with excellent case management, organizational and computer skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume with career goals and financial requirements to Rakesh Mehrotra by email: attorney@immigrationonline.com or by fax: 703-918-6356.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
10+ person, fast-paced, leading business immigration law firm based in NYC seeks senior immigration attorney. Must have 7+ years experience with full range of complex business immigration cases in NIV and IV matters as well as family-based & naturalization. Must have in-depth knowledge of laws & procedures, excellent writing, communication and organizational skills. Must be detail-oriented, able to manage a large, complex case load, work independently and supervise & train associates and staff. Seeking a dedicated professional willing to make a commitment who can work well under the pressures of a busy immigration law firm. Partnership track potential for the right person. Competitive compensation package offered. Please submit cover letter, resume, university and law school transcripts and employment references to: globallaw2005@yahoo.com. All resumes will kept confidential.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Mid and Senior level Immigration Paralegals with strong interpersonal skills are sought by a busy and growing corporate immigration law firm in downtown New York City. Top $$. Candidates with over 18 months of immigration law experience consisting H-1B/L-1/E-2 and RIR based Labor Certifications should apply by sending a resume to Keshab Seadie: immjobsnow@hotmail.com. All resumes will be kept in strict confidence. EOE.

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Letters

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Dear Editor:
I would like to see a more intelligent conversation regarding these issues. I am interested in learning from comments and points of view of intelligent people on both sides of the spectrum regarding immigration issues. It seems that Chucky's letters rebut everything no matter what and no matter how. He suggested on response to my previous comment, that another option for illegal immigrants who live in the US is to deport all of them. If anyone has an idea (realistic idea) of how to deport almost 20 million immigrants from a lot of different countries I would be interested in listening to it. I can't imagine a viable possibility of deporting every illegal immigrant short of an ethnic or racial cleansing, kind of like the Jewish Holocaust, Kosovo, or Sudan. Even if it was possible to deport all of them, who is going to fill in all those jobs that unfortunately Americans don't want to do? In addition, Chucky's letter (1/21/05 ID) does not consider some of the children of these immigrants who were born here and are therefore American citizens, regardless of their parents' status. The solution, unfourtunately, is not as simple - the government has to find a way to reform the system without violating civil and human rights and without burdening American citizens, businesses, industries, etc.

G. Hernandez

Dear Editor:
Could I get a copy of the DOL instructions to SWA about no longer handling of Alien Labor certifications as Perm would be published, I believe it appeared in Immigration Daily in October or November 2004.

Paul E. Strack

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Dear Editor:
I am writing to ask if I could be added to Immigration Daily's listserve. I am working with the International Institute of the East Bay on immigration law advocacy issues.

Sharla Draemel

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Dear Editor:
My opinion is to help the ones who are here. Some of them missed the amnesty and yes, more immigrants are waiting for the next amnesty. The ones who have been here for years. Some of them came at such an early age and never got their paperwork done. Some of them don't even speak their native language anymore and they only speak English because they have been here so long. Some of them are married to US citizens and their kids are US citizens but not the other spouse. What is going to happen to the other person who came here early age illegally? Go back to their country not knowing language,no family back home. I don't think it's right to hurt their kids and spouse. All they want is to live here legally and work legally and stay with their family legally. They want to be free, make their dreams come true. Some of their dreams are to become US citizens. What's wrong it that?

Adriana Felter


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