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Immigration Daily December 27, 2005
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The Gold In Turin

According to an Associated Press report, a bill sponsoring Canadian ice dancer Tanith Belbin for US citizenship was approved, paving the way for her to represent the US at the 20th Olympic Winter Games in Turin, Italy. Ms. Belbin and partner are considered America's best hope for the figure skating gold in Turin.

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News From CLINIC's Case Files: Issue Five
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.'s Division of Public Education and Advocacy provides examples of vulnerable immigrants and developments that negatively impact the population served by its affiliate agencies.


News

Adjustment To Green Card By Mistake Is Not Lawfully Admitted For Permanent Residence
In Arellano-Garcia v. Gonzales, No. 04-2583 (8th Cir. Dec. 7, 2005), the court said that an alien who received an adjustment to permanent residency status by a mistake could not be considered an alien "lawfully admitted for permanent residence" within the meaning of the now repealed 8 USC 1182(c).


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Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
The American Council on International Personnel is seeking a Director of Agency Liaison. Located in Washington, D.C., the Director will be responsible for working with ACIP members and federal immgration agencies to improve immigration policies and procedures for large multinational employers. Duties include maintaining relationships with federal officials and reporting on federal agency activities on an ongoing basis, organizing liaison meetings for members, drafting Federal Register comments, analyzing new policies and procedures and communicating changes to members through weekly email Bulletins and website. Some public speaking and travel required. The ideal candidate has a law degree, detailed knowledge of business immigration laws and procedures, experience filing immigration applications on behalf of large companies, liaison experience, excellent writing skills and ideas for improving the immigration system. Please send resume, cover letter and writing sample to jobs@acip.com. No phone calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Growing, international, employment-based immigration firm based in Miami, FL with offices in Asia seeks immigration attorney with 3-5 years experience in business immigration who is detail-oriented and has excellent writing and communication skills. Position can be based in either our Miami or Asian offices. We offer excellent health and dental benefits in Miami and housing and meal allowance internationally. Please send resume and writing sample to Andrew Koerner, at Leaf Koerner LLC, 100 SE 2nd Street, #2330, Miami, FL 33131 or ask@leaflaw.com.

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Dear Editor:
I am surprised at the largesse exhibited in Mr. Chucky's letter (12/23/05 ID) in seeing any grandiosity in the proposed border fence. It will be for sure a long, drab, tall, barbed, electrified, electronically monitored wall but not great. Ahh, I see where he gets the analogy: this wall will guard against the Mexican invaders the same way the Wall of China fenced off the mongolians for years. If Chucky follows his letter's own analogy then perhaps his letter should maybe call it the "The Grand Wall of USA at Rio Grande". It should not be called "of Mexico" or ".. of Canada" since these are not the countries that will erect it. On second thoughts maybe his letter is right: many of the workers building it will be mexicans or of mexican origin and it should be named after them. Don't worry, these workers will be legal since the new law provision has strict punishments against sub-contractors hiring illegal aliens... Please somebody write an Ode to the Wall, or this should suffice: "Pink: [singing] Are there any queers in the theater tonight? Get 'em up against the wall. That one in the spotlight, he don't look right. Get him up against the wall. And that one looks Jewish... and that one's a coon. Who let all this riff raff into the room? That one's smoking a joint. And that one's got spots. If I had my way, I'd have the lot of you shot ... " - Pink Floyd The Wall (1982)

Felix Araujo


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