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Immigration Daily April 5, 2006
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Border Film Project

The Border Film Project distributed hundreds of of disposable cameras to two groups on different sides of the line: undocumented migrants crossing the desert and border vigilantes trying to stop them. The result: 1,500 photographs and counting, capturing the humanity on both sides of the border. To learn more, including upcoming exhibition information, see here.

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Public Support For Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Douglas G. Rivlin of the National Immigration Forum writes "A more careful reading of public opinion research indicates strong support for a more intelligent and realistic approach to controlling immigration, including earned legalization for undocumented immigrants and a worker program for future immigrants."


CRS Report On Principle Components Of Permanent Admissions
The Congressional Research Service released a report discussing in detail the (4) major principles underlie U.S. policy on legal permanent immigration: reunification of families, admission of immigrants with needed skills, protection of refugees, and the diversity of admissions by country of origin.


Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Houston, TX - The Law Office of Judith G. Cooper, P.C. seeks senior level associates with 5+ years' experience in business immigration law. Applicants must have prior work experience in H1B and nonimmigrant options as well as an in-depth understanding of immigrant processing procedures. Our attorneys work in a fast-paced practice with advanced practice tools and a state-of-the-art proactive case management system developed in house. We expect the attorney to supervise legal assistants and support staff and work with our IT development staff to continue improving our systems. Good writing and analytical skills required. Our location is adjacent to the famous Galleria shopping center in Houston. Family friendly and collegial atmosphere. Send resume + cover letter to Chuck Cooper at or fax (713) 622-8078. All communication will be treated in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Berry, Appleman & Leiden LLP, a global corporate immigration law firm seeks experienced attorneys with 3+ years practicing business immigration law for our San Francisco, CA and McLean, VA Offices. Our attorneys work in a fast-paced, high volume practice and utilize carefully developed procedures, advanced practice tools, and a state-of-the-art case management system. Experience in a range of business immigration matters, ability to provide exceptional client service, experience managing teams of legal assistants, and superb analytical, organizational and case management skills required. We strive for excellence in legal practice in a collegial environment, promoting cooperation and learning from each other. We offer competitive salary and benefits. Please submit resume or fax 415-217-4426.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Reeves & Associates, one of the largest and oldest immigration firms in California, with offices in Pasadena, San Francisco, Manila and Las Vegas, seeks an immigration attorney for its Pasadena office. Ideal candidate should have one or more years experience in business immigration, exceptional writing ability, case management skills and ability to supervise support staff. R&A offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision, long term disability, Bar and CLE reimbursements, 401K retirement plan with matching dollars, commissions plus a yearly bonus. We have an experienced support staff, state of the art technology and extensive immigration library and resources. Excellent opportunity for career advancement. Send cover letter, resume, + salary history to or fax (626) 795-4999.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Prestigious Glendale law firm seeks immigration paralegal with at least 1 year experience in family and employment based petitions, and deportation/removal defense. Excellent English writing skills and attention to detail required. Must be computer literate. Knowledge of Filipino language a plus. Qualified applicants send resume to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Cella & Associates, LLC, a prominent immigration law firm, seeks experienced immigration paralegals for its Clifton and Cliffside Park, New Jersey offices. Ideal candidate must have experience working in an immigration law firm; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. E-mail your resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
The Law Offices of Darren B. Silver, a medium sized, well established law firm in Los Angeles, CA seeks full time, long term paralegals. Experience must be in business/employment petitions, such as H's, L's, p's and E's. Forward detailed resume regarding your specific experience. Ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience, is hard working, self-motivating, organized and enjoys a pleasant team work environment. Ability to speak Korean is a plus. E-mail resumes to Hiring Partner at: or fax to: 213-384-8285.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Prestigious Immigration Law Firm, with LA, SF, and NY branches, seeks associate attorney for its Los Angeles office. At least 2 yrs experience in all areas of immigration law, including family and employment based cases, court appearances for removal/deportation, and consular processing. Occasional travel outside LA area. Fax or e-mail resume, salary requirements, + writing sample to Office Manager at (818) 543-5802 or

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Farmington Hills, MI - Established immigration law practice seeks associate with at least 1-2 years of experience in H-1B, L-1, O-1, O-2, P-3, TN. Attend AOS interviews. Must have good writing skills. Benefits include health insurance. Salary commensurate with experience. Send your resume + writing sample to: Jeffrey A. Weisberg at or fax to (248) 932-1909. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
San Francisco, CA - Morgan, Lewis & Bockius seeks two immigration paralegals to assist with a wide variety of immigration matters, including: H-1B, TN, L-1, E-1/E-2, labor certs, and AOS/consular processing applications; outbound visa processing to support outbound visa programs; excellent written/oral communication skills; fluency in either Japanese or Chinese required. Ideal candidate is results-oriented individual who works well under pressure, and can prioritize and balance competing demands. Minimum of 2, no more than 5 years business immigration experience required. Bachelor's degree preferred; paralegal certificate or appropriate signed declaration from an active member of CA bar required. EOE. Apply at

EB5 Investor Program
We can make you a powerful offer. A profit and speedy green card for your clients. A generous referral fee for you. One of the best-kept immigration secrets. A real estate limited partnership investment of $525,000 in the American Life Inc. EB-5 Regional Center program offers your clients speed and freedom. Speedy Conditional Green Card approval, typically in less than 1 year. Freedom to live anywhere in the U.S. without being tied to a job or business. Located in Seattle, American Life Inc. manages over 20 properties - over 1,000,000 sq. ft. The oldest active Regional Center, projects range from $5 million to more than $20 million. Investors receive a share of monthly rental income and a share of capital gain upon sale. Want to know more? Call Mark Ivener at 1-866-767-1800. With more than 30 years immigration law experience and five immigration law books to his credit, Mark Ivener is American Life's Marketing Representative for AILA. Meet Mark at the American Life booth in San Antonio. For more information visit our website


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Career Move - Philadelphia, PA
Jocelyn Auerbach is pleased to announce that she has joined Steel, Rudnick & Ruben as an associate. Her practice encompasses both employment-based and family-based cases. 1608 Walnut Street, Suite 1500, Philadelphia, PA 19103-5457. (Phone) 215.546.4333. (Fax) 215.546.4222.


Readers are welcome to share their comments, email: (300-words or fewer preferred). Many letters to the Editor refer to past correspondence, available in our archives.

Dear Editor:
What is going to happen for those who have already H1-B visas?

Antonio Jose Carneiro

Dear Editor:
Come on - it wasn't "bogus", it was April Fool's (see 04/04/06 ID news "USCIS Warns Of Bogus H1-B Release"). And a pretty darn good one too.

Helen L. Parsonage, Senior Paralegal, The Mackenzie Law Firm
Winston-Salem, NC

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