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Immigration Daily August 28, 2008
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Laurel Disrupted

The Laurel Leader-Call reports "The federal raid at Howard Industries in Laurel has grown into the largest such operation in US history, and the investigation is ongoing." For the full story, see here.

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Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy
Greg Siskind shares the latest entries as of August 21, 2008 on his immigration law and policy blog.

Immigrants Of The Day: Bette Bao Lord (China), Salma Hayek Jimenez (Mexico), and Isabel Allende (Peru)
Kevin R. Johnson celebrates the achievements of these immigrants.

Consular Corner: August 2008
Liam Schwartz presents the latest news from Consuls the world over.

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Neufeld Memo On Military Naturalization
USCIS Acting Associate Director Neufeld released guidance on continuous residence, physical presence, and eligibility for overseas proceedings relating to naturalization in the case of a spouse or child of a member of the US Armed Forces.

ICE And DOJ Joint Statement On Laurel Raid
ICE and DOJ issued a joint press release announcing the raid of an electric transformer manufacturing facility that resulted in the arrest of 595 in Laurel, Mississippi.

CIS Ombudsman Releases "Visas for Nurses" Questions And Answers
The following are questions and corresponding answers discussed during the May 30, 2008 teleconference: "Visas for Nurses: How Does This Impact Your Medical Facility?"

CIS Ombudsman Releases "Summer 2007 Application Surge" Questions And Answers
The following are questions and corresponding answers discussed during the May 30, 2008 teleconference: USCIS Summer 2007 Application Surge: "How Is It Affecting You Now?"


Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - An AmLaw 100, international law firm with 450+ attorneys in eight offices seeks senior immigration paralegal. Position reports to immigration section manager. Provide support to the immigration section, including preparation of H-1B, L-1, O-1 and E-1/E-2 visas, and PERM cases. Extensive communication with government agencies and clients. Supervise and mentor junior paralegals. Assist on special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and 8+ years business immigration experience required. Must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills. Must be able to multi-task and work independently. Ability to work well under pressure and work effectively with clients, attorneys and staff. Flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Competitive compensation + comprehensive benefits package. Conveniently located across from Grand Central Station. Please send resumes + cover letters to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Multiple locations - Williams Mullen seeks business immigration mid-level associate to join our ten-member global visa practice. Successful candidate will advise on strategic choices and manage client relations in all immigration areas. Prepare and review NIV, IV filings; handle RFEs; and prepare updates for client newsletters and email alerts. Associate will assist with immigration compliance issues (I-9s, E-Verify, etc.) and will have heavy involvement with PERM filings, EB-1/NIW petitions and foreign work visa applications. Successful candidate will work on in-bound and out-bound projects. Requirements include superb communication, analytical skills, judgment and writing abilities. Our firm is equipped with state-of-the art, web-based software and ample paralegal capacity, which enables our associate to take on meaningful and challenging assignments. Moderate amount of portable business required, as well as proven ability to market and develop business and client contacts. For full details, including job locations, see here. Highly competitive salary + benefits offered. Qualified applicants, send resume to: EOE.

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U.S. Immigration Cops Nab 595 In Largest-Ever Raid
U.S. immigration agents have arrested 595 people at a Mississippi factory in what was the largest workplace enforcement raid in the United States to date, an immigration official said on Tuesday.

Illegal Immigration Defines Differences
The worst news for everybody concerned those who oppose the illegal immigrants, those who sympathize with them and the immigrants themselves is that no news is forthcoming about a resolution.

Labor Gives McCain Little Credit for Work on Immigration Bill
Even, it turns out, on immigration, an issue on which McCain not long ago led the charge for the type of policy that would seem to appeal to the recent immigrants and their advocates in the Democratic camp.

Sanctuary Policies Are Lethal
In none of these cases did the politicians who instituted or maintained the sanctuary policies that put deportable criminals back onto the streets have the moral fortitude to look the families of the victims in the eye and explain to them why making people who violate US immigration laws feel welcome and comfortable was more important than protecting the lives of their loved ones.


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Immigration Book
Illegal People: How Globalization Creates Migration and Criminalizes Immigrants. Author: David Bacon. ISBN: 978-080704226-7 Pages: 272. Beacon Press; 1 edition (September 17, 2008).


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

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