2005 Poverty Guidelines
The DHHS released the latest 2005 poverty guidelines, effective February 18, 2005. [Ed. corrected 2/18/05] This information is indispensable for any immigration practitioner to establish that the sponsor meets the income requirement for the affivadit of support. For the item, see here.
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PERM Books Hot Off The Press
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Fully-Indexed PERM Rule. This is a free soft-bound supplement to 20/22/28 CFR Plus, a part of Patel's Immigration Law Library. This book includes: (a) A comprehensive and easy-to-use 12 page topical index to the PERM Rule by P.J. Patel, author of Patel's Immigration Law Library; (b) 10 Key Questions on PERM by Gary Endelman; (c) The PERM World: A Temporary Answer to a Permanent Immigration Problem by David Nachman; and (d) DOL Memorandum: Technical Instructions Regarding Unprocessed Permanent Foreign Labor Certification Cases. This free soft-bound supplement is hot off the press and ready for shipment now! For more info on this essential reference resource, and to order, see here.
THE PERM BOOK - Labor Certification by Joel Stewart. This book is a detailed, in-depth, section-by-section analysis of the PERM rule by noted labor certification expert Joel Stewart, and will include additional essays by Gary Endelman and other distinguished attorneys. This book is being written for labor certification practitioners, and is not intended to decorate shelves, it will instead be a practical reference tool that we anticipate will be frequently consulted in preparing cases under the new PERM regime. Orders for this book will be shipped according to the principle first ordered, first shipped (the expected publication date is March 2005). For more info, and to order, see here.
10 Practice Pointers On Tsunami-Related Immigration Relief
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DHS Announces 2005 Poverty Guidelines
The Office of the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services announced its updated poverty guidelines, effective February 18, 2005.
CRS Report On Border and Transportation Security
The Congressional Research Service issued a summary report of selected border and transportation security concepts for the 109th Congress.
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