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Immigration Daily February 19, 2008
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You Are An Alien

According to a McClatchy news story, "An unpublished study by the Vera Institute of Justice, a New York nonprofit organization, in 2006 identified 125 people in immigration detention centers across the nation who immigration lawyers believed had valid U.S. citizenship claims." For the full story, see here.

We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by writing to


Deadline Is Tuesday, Feb 19th For Clinician Specific Waivers

The Feb 21st phone session of the seminar series "J Waivers In-Depth" (with Suzanne Seltzer, Robert Aronson, Ingrid Brey, Jacqueline Bucar, Jennifer Minear, Elizabeth Quinn and Barry Walker) features the following curriculum:

SECOND Phone Session on February 21st: Clinician Specific Waivers

  • Overview of Procedures
  • HHS clinical, ARC, DRA, VA
  • Conrad 30
  • 3 Year Obligation & Timing for LPR
  • Options if No Waiver?
The deadline to sign up is Tuesday, February 19th. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: (Fax version:


PERM From A To Z
Edward R. Litwin, et al. share the citations from this recently concluded seminar series.

Liberty And Immigration
Thomas E. Woods, Jr. for the Foundation for Economic Education writes "The extraordinarily high rate of immigration, legal and illegal, into the US is an indication that our country is doing something right."

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USCIS Issues Latest Application, Receipting, Lockbox Update
USCIS released its latest application, receipting and lock box update, as of February 14, 2008.


Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Dupont Circle, DC - Fast-paced, dynamic nationally recognized, immigration law firm seeking motivated, detail-oriented individual for business immigration paralegal position. Strong organizational, writing, and interpersonal skills required. Prior business immigration experience required. Experience with PERM desired. Great opportunity for individual interested in challenging, exciting work with international clientele; excellent career advancement possibilities and work environment. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume, salary requirements, and references to: or fax (202) 483-6801, Attn: John Nahajzer. No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Newark, NJ - Garces & Grabler, P.C. with seven offices seeks attorney with 5-10+ years immigration law experience, with an emphasis on removal proceedings, appeals, family cases, aos interviews, and consular processing. Excellent writing, technical, communication and organizational skills are essential. Demonstrated ability to be team player. Candidates with bilingual spanish language skills desired. E-mail resume, with your specific experience, salary requirements and writing sample to or fax: (732) 745-1249. All submissions will remain in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Manhattan - Alan Lee, Esq., ( seeks a bright, ambitious, extremely hard-working attorney as sole associate, who writes well, is detailed, does the homework on cases, & has experience in various aspects of immigration law. You will handle appearances at CIS and courts and cases that are/may become difficult. Strong interpersonal and communication skills required. Salary not necessarily commensurate with workload, but good opportunities down the road. E-mail resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL - VISANOW seeks a transactional immigration attorney to join our downtown Chicago team and help deliver legal advice and counsel to our clients who include companies, individuals, colleges and universities. JD required with 2+ years experience working as an attorney in immigration law. For a detailed job description, see here. We proved a relaxed work environment and offer competitive compensation plans and excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K and stock purchase programs. If you're interested in taking the next step of your career with an industry leader, e-mail your resume and salary requirements to with the title Attorney in the subject line. Relocation assistance to Chicago is not provided. EOE.

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J-1 Visa Program
Discover the ease and flexibility of the J-1 Trainee visa with AIESEC United States. For 50 years, AIESEC U.S. has offered foreign nationals the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally by sponsoring exchange visitor traineeships. Enjoy unparalleled customer service, including in-depth guidance on J-1 Trainee visa regulations and the changes effective July 2007. We also offer logistical and cultural reception services in locations nationwide. Expect a 24-48 hr. application processing time. The J-1 Trainee visa can be used for individuals to participate in training programs in the following fields: information media and communications, education, social sciences, library science, counseling and social services, management, business, commerce and finance, the sciences, engineering, architecture, mathematics and industrial occupations, public administration, and law. Attorneys interested in learning more about AIESEC United States and the J-1 Trainee visa, please email Melany Hamner:


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Immigration Event
CIS Ombudsman is pleased to announce our February teleconferences: Wednesday, February 20 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. EST and is entitled "How Is USCIS Working For You?". We look forward to hearing your comments, thoughts, and suggestions for improvement as well as any best practices you have noticed. RSVP specifying which call you would like to join. Please also indicate how you learned about the program as well as the city and state from which you are calling. We will acknowledge your RSVP.


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Chuck Perov

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X

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