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Immigration Daily April 28, 2006
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Supremes Wrestle RICO

The Supreme Court recently heard argument in Mohawk v. Industries v. Williams which concerns claims' made in an immigration matter. For an account of the argument from Legal Times, see here.

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Borderlands And Immigrants
George Friedman writes "As is frequently the case, the policy debate fails to take fundamental geopolitical realities into account."


EOIR Reminder On Conditional Asylees Complying With Address Requirements
The Executive Office for Immigration Review issued a news release on the importance for individuals in the US who have been previously granted conditional asylum (conditional asylees) based on persecution related to resistance to a coercive population control to comply with address reporting requirements.

EOIR Announces Planned Expansion For Legal Orientation Programs
The Executive Office for Immigration Review announced that planning is underway to double the number of locations providing legal orientation programs to individuals in immigration court proceedings.

EOIR Legal Access Program Fact Sheet
The Executive Office for Immigration Review provides a fact sheet on the Legal Access Program which focuses principally on four areas the Legal Orientation Program (LOP), the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) Pro Bono Project, the Unaccompanied Alien Children Initiative, and the Model Hearing Program.

DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: November 2005
The Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation released the November issue of its publication, Immigration Litigation Bulletin.


Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
The Law Offices of Manulkin, Glaser, and Bennett, a full-service Southern California immigration law firm seeks a full-time immigration attorney for its Orange County, CA offices. Experience in removal proceedings and business applications, including L, H, R, and E visas required. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. We seek effective communications skills and an ability to learn quickly. Send cover letter and resume to No phone inquiries please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
The Law Office of Richard M. Costa, a Boston immigration law firm with predominantly professional/academic clientele, seeks candidate with 2-5 years of immigration experience to rapidly assume significant responsibility for employment and family based I-485 caseload. Ideal candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of juggling multiple priorities simultaneously. Competitive salary and benefits include full health insurance and normal work hours of 9am-5pm M-F. Apply in confidence with resume + cover letter to Richard M. Costa: using subject line: Immigration Paralegal.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
San Francisco, Financial District - Weaver, Schlenger & Mazel seeks an immigration paralegal. We are a small, fast-paced, friendly immigration law firm with an emphasis on employment and family-based petitions. Qualifications: Experience with employment-based petitions (at least one year); strong writing skills a must; bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. Required: computer savvy; strong attention to detail and accuracy; ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks; excellent oral communication and organizational skills; self-motivated. Responsibilities: assist with preparation and filing of immigration petitions; generate correspondence to clients and government agencies; schedule attorney/client consultations; communicate with clients via e-mail and telephone; some administrative duties. To apply, send cover letter + resume to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Prestigious Glendale law office 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. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. For qualified applicants, send resume to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Great opportunity for mid-level immigration attorney for New York office of major global consulting firm. Job responsiblities include handling US immigration law issues involving non-immigrant visas for US firm members, managing relationships with external legal counsel and individual foreign nationals within the firm. The ideal candidate will possess excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstratad ability to be a team player. Compensation is competitive and benefits are excellent. Please send resume and writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Exceptional and challenging career opportunities available for you at this prominent global immigration law firm. The ideal candidate will work on site at a client in McLean, VA and must have 3-6 years of exp. in business immigration; possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. College degree, MS Word and Windows 2000 required. Fragomen offers highly competitive salaries and great benefits. Please submit resume, writing sample and salary requirements to:

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Dear Editor:
Sadly, President Bush's just released "Fact sheet: Comprehensive Immigration Reform: Securing Our Border" (04/26/06 ID) offers absolutely no suggestions on how to accomplish comprehensive immigration reform, but is just more political rhetoric - a self serving, politically correct position statement, heavily loaded with statistics. In reality, this "Fact Sheet" is just more rattling of stones in the tin can of immigration, resulting in nothing. Once more the Bush Administration attempts to side-step an issue of utmost important to the future of the US, by seemingly taking a position, but in fact doing nothing - just like has been done with Social Security Reform, tax reform health care for the elderly, and solving the many other problems that exist right here in the US - beginning with the quick and efficient rebuilding of the hurricane-ravaged Gulf Coast. Of course, the US does not have the money to rebuild itself - all the money is going to Iraq. When will they ever learn?

David D. Murray, Esq.
Newport Beach, CA

Dear Editor:
This is in response to AILA President Deborah Notkin's letter to AILA members in Thursday's AILA Immigration This Week email about the May 1 planned boycott. I appreciate the need for AILA to do the "politically correct" in the eyes of the establishment. As a long time member of AILA I will refrain from invoking AILA's name in vain. However, I strongly disagree with AILA's position. Decades of accommodating attitudes have done nothing to assert the political and social presence of immigrants in this country. While I am not espousing violence I am only too aware that it is only through confrontation that significant and meaningful change occurs. We need to impress on the powers-to-be the consequences of ignoring and dehumanizing millions of people. Let them get a taste of what this country would be without us. Let them be aware that the oppressed will only kneel for so long before lashing out against injustice. I am disappointed that AILA is taking such appeasing stance. It reminds me of the proverbial poor soul trying to serve both God and the Devil.

Jose Monge
Lexington, SC

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