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Immigration Daily August 9, 2006
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Various Items

Today's Immigration Daily features various items of interest including an Immigration Monthly article on managing immigration as a resource, a USCIS reminder for Salvadorans to re-register for TPS, a transcript of President Bush's radio address, 6 help wanted ads and 3 letters. Please scroll down to find the item(s) of interest to you.

We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by writing to editor@ilw.com.


Focus

PQ: The PERM Quarterly

The first issue of PQ: The PERM Quarterly features the following:

  • Major Fluke In Perm Regulation: Validity Period Of PWD In Error By Joel Stewart
  • What You Do After The Ads Have Been Run? Resumes, Interviews, And Results By Edward R. Litwin
  • Filing Duplicate Applications By Joel Stewart
  • Tips For Filing Schedule-A Applications Under PERM By Sherry Neal
  • Labor Certification Through PERM: An Up-to-date Overview Of The PERM Rule By Joel Stewart
  • How To File Prevailing Wage Requests By Jane Goldblum
  • Recently Emerging Issues By Joel Stewart
  • Ethics: What Do You Do When A Qualified U.S. Worker Applies? By R. Blake Chisam
  • Joel Stewart's BALCA Review By Joel Stewart
  • Note On Online Job Fairs By David H. Nachman
  • Ask The Editor By Joel Stewart
  • Professional Recruitment Occupations From Appendix A arranged by the O*NET SOC Code
  • PERM Resources
  • Errata
CD-ROM Table of Contents:

  • PERM FAQs #s 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • PERM Backlog Processing FAQs May 2, 2005
  • Revised Prevailing Wage Determination Guidance Memos (May 9, 2005, August 1, 2005)
  • Hurricane Memos (October 13, 2005, November 16, 2005)
  • BALCA Cases: (Sanchez Elvina, Inc. d/b/a Ely-Lyn House of Beauty; IBM Corporation; Cottonwood Home; Professional Staffing Services of America; Madni, Inc., t/a Silver and Watch Palace; Siemens Energy and Automation, Inc.;
  • Federal Court Case (Liberty Fund v. Chao, DOL Mandamus By Sam Udani)
  • Professional Recruitment Occupations From Appendix A Arranged By The O*NET SOC Code
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
For more info on PQ: The PERM Quarterly, and to subscribe, please see here.


Article

Immigration Monthly: July 2006
Immigration Monthly features an article by Benjamin Johnson, "Managing Immigration As A Resource"


News

USCIS Reminds Salvadorans To Re-register For TPS
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has issued a press release reminding eligible Salvadorans to re-register for the 12-month extension of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) by September 1, 2006.

President Bush's Radio Address
In his weekly radio address, President Bush urged Congress to pass comprehensive immigration reform that accomplishes four critical goals: creation of a temporary worker program, enforcement of existing laws at workplaces, resolution of the status of undocumented immigrants already here and assimilation of newcomers into the American melting pot.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Sarasota, FL - Anthony Olson, P.A., an immigration law firm specializing in employment- and family-based immigration law, seeks immigration attorney. Seeks applicant with preferably 2+ years of employment-based immigration experience with an emphasis on labor certs., EB-1's, H's, L's, and P's. Experience in deportation defense is a plus. Friendly and flexible working conditions with competitive benefits package. Ideal candidate is conscientious, self-motivated, people- and goal-oriented team player. Salary commensurate with experience. Submit resume to Tony by fax: 941-362-7107 or email: tony@immigrationvisausa.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Pasadena, CA - Reeves & Associates (R&A), practicing immigration law exclusively for more than a quarter of a century, with 65 plus employees in 4 offices. One of the largest full-service US immigration law firms is seeking another supervising paralegal due to continuing growth. Excellent opportunity for qualified candidates with supervisory experience and minimum 5 years experience as business immigration paralegal. Will consider applicants with 5+ years of well-rounded immigration experience. R&A offers continuing legal training, very competitive salary and benefits including 401(k) with matching dollars, fully paid medical, dental and vision plan, LT disability policy, plus a yearly bonus, all in a very friendly environment. Applications confidential. Please send resume, cover letter + salary history by email: hr@rreeves.com or fax: (626) 795-4999.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Valley Stream, NY - Greenberger & Guttikonda, PLLC represents individuals, families and businesses across the US and abroad in immigration matters (NIV - H, L, E, TN, etc; Labor Certs; IV - EB 1/2/3, etc; family) and seeks associate. Candidate must possess demonstrated interest in business immigration. Ideal candidate must be detail-oriented and exhibit highest intellect, writing ability, problem solving skills. Competitive compensation package offered. Please send resume + writing sample to Olga Petrova, Office Manager at olga@tgpglaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
13-person midtown NYC immigration law firm seeks paralegal with 2+ years of experience with business applications: nonimmigrant and immigrant. Experience with Family based, naturalization and other applications a plus. Ideal candidate has BA degree, is detail oriented, organized, conscientious. Candidate must also possess excellent writing , communication & case management skills. Very competitive compensation pkg offered. Email resume + cover letter in MS Word format to mneedleman@levittandneedleman.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA - Pearl Law Group is one of California's top business immigration law firms. Founded in 1995, we have built a solid reputation as the "A+" service provider in our field. Pearl Law Group offers competitive salary and comprehensive benefits, including 401(k), medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. We currently seek experienced business immigration attorney. Ideal candidate possesses: 5+ years business immigration law firm experience handling full range of IV and NIV matters; ability to manage a diverse corporate caseload; experience in supervising paralegal staff and holding self/team accountable for results; excellent grammar, proofreading and legal writing skills; detail orientation; and references attesting to customer service focus, teamwork, leadership and reliability. For immediate confidential consideration, e-mail cover letter, resume, + original writing sample (5pps. maximum) to hr@immigrationlaw.com. Only qualified individuals with requested experience and complete submission will be contacted.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Prestigious immigration law firm, with LA, SF, & NY branches, seeks associate attorney for its Los Angeles, CA branch. 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. Job requires occasional travel outside LA and CA. Send resume, salary requirements, and writing sample to Office Manager by fax: (818) 543-5802 or email: attorney@gurfinkel.com.

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comingsNgoings

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Letters

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

Dear Editor:
G. Chell's letter is right on point in using the word "gulag" to describe the prison system which would be required to incarcerate all of the people who would become criminals under the House immigrant persecution bill. In addition to the estimated 10-12 million people who have entered the country illegally or overstayed visas, many millions of legal immigrants would become criminals because of technical immigration violations such as reporting an address change one day late. Any US citizen or other person who employs, advises, helps or merely fails to report any of the above immigrants would also become a criminal. Assuming that for every illegal immigrant or technical violator, there is only one US citizen who helps such a person or fails to turn the person in, a very conservative estimate of the total number of "criminals" under the House bill would be 30 million, or one tenth of the US population. However, the police state features of the Sensenbrenner bill do not end here. Businesses, churches, schools and hospitals would be subject to raids by local police looking for immigration violators, people would be stopped at street corners and arrested if they didn't have the right papers, and US citizens who looked or sounded "foreign" would inevitably be caught up in this web of totalitarian terror. Just because politicians like Tom Tancredo and J.D. Hayworth don't like to hear people speaking Spanish, is it worth saying "Adios" to our freedom?

Roger Algase, Esq.
NY, NY

Dear Editor:
Mr. Alexander's letter (08/08/06 ID) argues for erring on the side of least harm. I think the least harm would be to provide a legal path to the illegal immigrants maintaining their job placement in society and the status quo. This would also encourage unskilled citizens to gain a better education taking them off direct competition with 'low-skilled' illegals who are taking jobs like construction hands, farms hands, hand maids, etc. If we decide to adopt the 'restricionist' strongest views, we would end up forcing our free market business to go to other countries and set-up production and processing since labor, unskilled and skilled, is cheaper making their business easier to operate and remain profitable overseas. I believe the least harm is to provide a lengthy legal path for the 20 million illegals to become recognized residents rather than force away the businesses out of America and pull the US economy south of China's rapid rise as an economic giant. From this global viewpoint, it is easy to understand which is the least harm.

Alannbert Millendez

Dear Editor:
"Bravo" for the superb article by Peter Brimelow (08/07/06 ID Article). His quote by Larry Auster is especially appropriate, "They think that because they come from immigrants, their sacred mission in the universe is to crusade for open borders and deny any ability on America's part to have any say about who comes into this country". Some Jews and Mexicans by their actions show they are desirous of destroying traditional America and others are not. True restrictionists seek to do "whatever it takes" to refuse entry for, or to deport the former and to provide limited entry for some of the latter, and to support order, enforcement and assimilation, not chaos. And that's what prisons are for, for those who will not abide societal parameters of preservation. The creed of El Plan Espiritual de Aztlán that calls for "reclaiming the land" as their "inevitable destiny" or the radical Muslim desire to exterminate the "infidel" can not be misconstrued. It is hardly "bigotry" to oppose such. The native Indians did not control immigration and their culture was radically changed, and not for the better. We are on that same course unless we severely reduce and enforce entry as Peter Brimelow, Samuel Huntington, Lou Dobbs, Tom Tancredo, J.D. Hayworth and others wisely advise, as well as support of H.R. 4437 and abolishment of the birth citizenship by illegals. True Americans will no longer stand for those with other agendas to dilute or destroy US. Beneficial cultural changes can only happen with restricted, enforced entry, not illegal entry rewarded with undeserved amnesty in any form.

R. L. Ranger


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