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Immigration Daily July 16, 2008
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Witness Postville

New York Times recommends "Anyone who has doubts that this country is abusing and terrorizing undocumented immigrant workers should read an essay by Erik Camayd-Freixas, a professor and Spanish-language court interpreter who witnessed the aftermath of a huge immigration workplace raid at a meatpacking plant in Iowa. The essay chillingly describes what Dr. Camayd-Freixas saw and heard as he translated for some of the nearly 400 undocumented workers who were seized by federal agents at the Agriprocessors kosher plant in Postville in May."

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Article

E-Verify Debunking Exposes Debunking Errors
Jim Harper writes "Once in place, a national E-Verify system would be used to give the federal government direct regulatory control over law-abiding Americans."

Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification
Joel Stewart shares the latest entries as of July 16, 2008 on his PERM Labor Certification blog.

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News

CRS Report On Labor Market Tests And Protections
The Congressional Research Service issued a report titled: "Immigration of Foreign Workers: Labor Market Tests and Protections"


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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Pollack, Pollack, Isaac & DeCicco, LLP., a small downtown firm seeks experienced immigration attorney in litigation and/or corporate immigration law. E-mail resume, and salary requirements to legal administrator at gmhewitt@ppid.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening for an experienced immigration paralegal. This position will handle employment-based immigration matters for universities, hospitals, research organizations and corporations. Our firm provides paralegals with a collegial atmosphere with high professional standards. Excellent academic credentials at a minimum of a Bachelor's degree level; strong verbal, written and organizational skills; and computer literacy required for this position. Successful paralegal candidates should have at least 3 years of employment-based immigration experience. Fax resume and salary history/requirements to (215)-825-8699 or E-mail: hrpa@klaskolaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Reston, VA - Law Offices of Rakesh Mehrotra has immediate openings for senior and junior immigration paralegals/adminitrative assistants for busy Immigration practice. Candidates must have experience in business immigration law, including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1 and E-1/E-2 visa petitions and labor certification cases. Responsibilities include the preparation and filing of business and employment-related immigration documentation. Senior paralegals will supervise and mentor junior paralegals. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and consistency. Excellent written and oral communication skills and bachelor's degree required. Junior paralegal position requires 2+ years of experience and Senior paralegal position requires 5+ years of experience. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Very congenial work environment with opportunity for professional growth. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to jobs@immigrationonline.com.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Salt Lake City, UT - Alcala Immigration Law Firm seeks an immigration attorney. Two years experience in immigration law preferred. Candidate must possess strong writing, analytical, organizational, and case management skills. Applicant must be fluent in Spanish. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, references, writing sample, and salary history to: james@VisasUSA.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Washington, DC - Maggio & Kattar, P.C. , a fast-paced nationally recognized immigration law firm, seeks highly motivated, detail-oriented receptionist. Excellent interpersonal skills and computer literacy required. Great opportunity for individual interested in working with international clientele and/or legal field; career advancement possibilities. Salary range: $27,000-$31,000. Competitive benefits. Please email resume to: jobs@maggio-kattar.com or fax (202) 483-6801, Attn: Amal Talhame. No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Knoxville, TN - Kramer Rayson LLP seeks an immigration paralegal with experience in the immigration field. Job responsibilities include the preparation and filing of business and employment-related immigration documentation and communications with government agencies and clients. Qualified candidates must have excellent writing, technical, communication and organizational skills with an attention to detail. BA or MA preferred. Please e-mail your confidential resume with your specific experience, salary requirements and writing sample to Marc Upchurch, Executive Director at mupchurch@kramer-rayson.com or fax number (865) 522-5723.

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Headlines

McCain Rejects Obama Attack On Immigration
Republican presidential hopeful John McCain defended himself on Monday against charges from Democrat Barack Obama that he adopted a more aggressive stance against illegal immigration for political purposes.

Agents Comb Jails For Immigrant Offenders
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, reinforced by more agents in the Pacific Northwest, has been combing through more jails looking for foreign-born inmates arrested on criminal charges.


comingsNgoings

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 - Postville, IA
July 27 - St. Bridget’s Catholic Church, Jewish Community Action of St. Paul and The Jewish Council on Urban Affairs of Chicago are organizing a rally calling for comprehensive immigration reform, family unity and just labor practices. For more info see: http://ap.google.com/article/ALeqM5hmHylpkzF5HAUxg27S8hNZP_IE3wD91TS1880


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 don't believe David Utterback's letter (07/14/2008) has taken into consideration the will of Allah. Not everyone in the world is a Christian. Not everyone believes the Bible is "the word of God" and in fact, not everyone believes in God. Immigration is based on the laws of man and changing times.

David D. Murray, Esq.
Newport Beach, CA

Dear Editor:
Regarding the yesterday's letters (7/15/08 ID), the letter of R. Algase continues the hyperbole by suggesting that there is any "wall", barrier or movement against Americans learning a foreign language or of cultures and the preposterous conclusion of: "the same kind of fanaticism" that led to 9/11 which actually was made possible by lax entry and enforcement policies and made it easy for terrorists to overstay visas and obtain drivers licenses. If there are sad stories regarding legitimate enforcement of our laws, the blame should be upon all those millions who have taken advantage of our hospitality and laws. The letter of D. Murray misses the lesson of the failed McCain/Kennedy amnesty of last year, that enforcement and entry restriction is what is needed now, as even McCain now agrees, not another 1986 amnesty fiasco. It is because of previous lax policies that we have so many illegals, and they are not all "raspberry pickers". It is the Globalists/Multi-Nationalist agenda that has misdirected US into foreign affairs, and also led to 9/11, which Geo. Washington warned against, and with which I agree. Similarly, it is the business and special interests that push for an unwise, excess of entry numbers. Regarding the R. Yang letter's rantings, as "paranoia" means 'extreme suspiciousness', I admit to that about Reconquista, but the "delusional" claim is entirely upon those who deny this reality. The RY letter insults US and religion and then displays it's own "hypocrisy" by stating that there should be some entry restriction, but then we have no right "to restrict others' human rights to survive and prosper". We have every right to restrict entry based upon conditions today and others are free to "survive and prosper" in their own countries. America is more than a marketplace or the world's polyglot employment agency.

Jim Roberts


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