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New 2007-2008 Editions - Essential Immigration Reference Books

ILW.COM is pleased to offer the new completely revised editions of Patel's Immigration Law Library, the 2007-2008 Edition. This collection includes the essential reference resource "The WHOLE Act, The INA (Annotated), 2007-2008 Edition", used by DHS officials, federal court libraries, and many veteran immigration practitioners. Once you have used this version of the INA, you will wonder why you ever used any other! This collection also features the fully indexed 8 CFR, 2007-2008 Edition, fully indexed 20/22/28 CFR, 2007-2008 Edition , and Patel's Citations, 2007-2008 Edition . Buy the library collection ($100 off). For more info, see here.


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ICE, I-9s, States' Employer Sanctions - What Every Immigration Lawyer Needs To Know
Cynthia J. Lange, et al. share recent citations from this recently concluded seminar series.


News

Texas UPL Committees List
A list dated August 31, 2007 provides the names of members on the Texas unauthorized practice of law committee along with corresponding contact information for those that wish to report incidents of UPL in Texas (courtesy of Thomas Esparza, Esq.).


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown Manhattan - Leading New York City immigration law firm requires intelligent and creative associate to focus on business immigration cases, family immigration, consular and citizenship matters. Ideal candidate has 2+ years relevant experience emphasizing H-1Bs, Ls, PERM and compliance matters (LCAs, PERM audit file and I-9s). Requirements: NY bar admittance, function as team player in fast-paced environment, take charge of complex and diverse cases and write updates for firm's website. Must be self-motivated, have an eye for detail, possess excellent writing skills and demonstrate a passion for immigration law through intimate knowledge of statutes, regulations, and policy memoranda. Outstanding opportunity for attorney to grow in expanding and interesting practice. Salary commensurate with experience, excellent benefits package offered. Apply in confidence to: resumes@cyrusmehta.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Midtown Manhattan - Prominent immigration law firm seeks paralegal with 1-2 years of business immigration experience. Applicant will work in a high volume team environment. Applicant will have client contact and work with latest case management system. Applicant should have good writing, communication and organization skills. Competitive compensation package. Please send resumes to resumes@wildesweinberg.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cincinnati, OH - Immigration law firm with national practice seeks associate with at least 1 year of experience handling business-related immigration law matters. Experience in IT & healthcare immigration cases preferred. Desired candidate posesses excellent people skills and strong writing ability. E-mail resume, writing sample, + salary requirements to rita@hammondlawfirm.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Downtown Miami, FL - Immigration boutique law firm seeks paralegal with 2+ years of experience in business immigration. Must have experience with PERM, H's, L's, E's, and reidency processing. Must be fluent in English and Spanish. Competitive salary, benefits. Fax resumes to 305-577-0095 or by email: amosquera@immigrateusa.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown Miami, FL - Immigration boutique law firm seeks lawyer with 2+ years of experience in business immigration. Must have experience with PERM, H's, L's, E's, and residency processing. Must be fluent in English and Spanish. Competitive salary, benefits. Fax resumes to 305-577-0095 or by email: amosquera@immigrateusa.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Tarrytown, NY - Small, dynamic law firm with a national practice seeks immigration associate with 1-2 yrs. exp. in all aspects of business-based immigration including PERM applications; nonimmigrant visa petitions, consular processing, etc. State-of-the-art computers and software. Bring your emerging practice and grow with us. Reply by email only please to Edd@MirskyBlock.com.

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Readers can share their professional announcements (100-words or fewer at no charge), email: editor@ilw.com. Readers interested in learning about featuring your event or conference in Immigration Daily, see here. To feature your newsletter in Immigration Daily, see here.

Immigration Event - Chicago, IL
The American College of International Physicians is pleased to sponsor the 12th Annual J-1/H-1B Foreign Physicians Conference Series. Sept. 8, 2007, 12-5pm. Marriott Chicago Downtown, 625 South Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60607. For more details and to register, see: www.j1conference.com. This is a free event.


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:
I somewhat agree with Sid Lachter's letter (08/31/07) that David Utterback's spelling and grammar can sometimes make his letters difficult to understand, but I can overlook this, since I often agree with him on various points regarding immigration. On the other hand, I find Robert Yang's letters to those of an idealistic globalist who doesn't believe in national borders and national sovereignty - which is worse? It is unfortunate that we have to listen to the ranting of such extremists ... where are the "normal" people that read Immigration Daily?

Steve Landess
Austin, TX

Dear Editor:
Apparently, David D. Murray, Esq.'s letter is unhappy with non-English language job requirements and wants to outlaw them in California (see 08/31/07 ID). His letter states, "I don't want to be told I'm not qualified for a job in the good old US of A because I can't speak a foreign language". In the spirit of this statement, I don't want to be told I'm not qualified for a yummy lawyer job in the good old US of A because I can't speak a legalese language.

B.Diakoff

Dear Editor:
Our constitution reads: "We the People of the US, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish this constitution for the US. Open boarder pundits try to break this republic's sovereignty by such disengenuous word usage as: human rights, nation of immigrants, broken laws and then try intimidation, when that doesn't work, its threats to sue sovereign states and then there is the interference of Mexico (who doesn't want us to interfere in their sovereignty, said by them) All those trying to steal our American dream will find the majority of this country is and will fight back to protect this dream for our children and their children. No one has the right to walk into your house (by the backdoor) eat your food, watch your Tv, take a shower, use your ID and complain your credit-card balance isn't high enough and tell you, there not leaving.

Karmeea Adamus

Dear Editor:
Responding to Mr. Murray's letter (08/31/07 ID), I fully support English as the only official language of the USA and all public admistration and forms should be in English only, including driver license tests at all DMVs in this country. English only policy will save so much taxpayers' money, simplify beauraucracy and encourage full assimilation of immigrants. We need to print booklets or signs for foreign tourists in a lot of places of interests for their convenient, but those who wish to be Americans must speak, write, listen English fluently or willing to do so. I also bother me that in Chinatowns many signs are written in Chinese without English translation. We need a strict law that will require all signs in public places must be in English with other languages translation if the owners wish to do so. I am a Chinese American and I fully support Mr. Murray's letter. But we must also demand that Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese and French should be taught in our public schools since elementary as elective subjects. We must learn as many important foreign languages as we can particularly our biggest trading partners. multilingual Americans is a key to make sure we stay competitive above other nations and we may less worry about job outsourcings since we can work with ease globally.

Robert Yang


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