New Visa Waiver Countries
President Bush discussed the expansion of the visa waiver program to seven new countries "I'm pleased to stand with the representatives of seven countries -- the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and South Korea -- that have met the requirements to be admitted to the United States Visa Waiver Program. Soon the citizens of these nations will be able to travel to the United States for business or tourism without a visa."
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Deadline Is Monday, October 20th For PERM Final
Monday, October 20th is the registration deadline for the Wednesday,
October 22nd phone session of "PERM With Joel
Stewart" featuring many distinguished speakers. The curriculum is as
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- Reconsideration and Appeal.
- Supervised Recruitment.
- Validity and Invalidation.
- Fraud and Misrepresentation
- Revocation of Approved Cases
- Summary of Recent BALCA Decisions
- Update on Federal Litigation
Bloggings on Dysfunctional Government
Angelo Paparelli shares the latest entries as of October 20, 2008 on his Dysfunctional Government blog.
Immigrants Of The Day: William Hung of Hongkong, Leo Tarcissus McCarthy of New Zealand, and Ray Milland of United Kingdom
Kevin R. Johnson celebrates the achievements of these immigrants.
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USCIS Answers National Stakeholder Questions
USCIS published its responses to national stakeholder questions from its September 30, 2008 USCIS National Stakeholder meeting.
USCIS On New Citizenship Test
Jonathan Scharfen, the Acting Director of USCIS, published an entry in the USCIS Leadership Journal, titled "A Better, Not Harder Citizenship Test".
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Klasko, Rulon, Stock
& Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, seeks experienced immigration paralegal. This
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hospitals, research organizations and corporations. Our firm provides
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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 3+
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
El Paso, TX - USCIS Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) seeks experienced attorney for the position of Associate Regional Counsel. Responsibilities include providing on-site legal advice to the local District Office USCIS personnel on issues involving immigration related adjudications, inadmissibility and deportability grounds, and national security, and providing litigation support to U.S. Attorneys' Offices on cases arising from local District adjudications. Applicants must possess a JD degree, be an active member of the bar (any jusrisdiction) and have 2+ years of post JD experience. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2008-0012 at USAJobs.com. Submit a resume, cover letter + writing sample to: William.Finley@dhs.gov. Must be received by close of business Friday, October 24, 2008. Position is at the GS-13-GS-15 levels, open until filled. No relocation reimbursement available.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Atlanta, Georgia (Midtown/Buckhead) - Boutique international corporate firm seeks experienced (5-10 years) attorney to
maintain the firm's immigration practice. This of counsel position will primarily focus on investment and employment based visas for the firm's corporate clients, as well as some LPR and naturalization. Must have sustainable book of business, be willing to promote firm's practice, and familiarity with dual citizenship and expatriation. Please send CV to:
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Buncombe Sheriff Questions Appropriateness Of Federal-Local Immigration Program
Duncan says statistics showing that many immigrants are turned over to ICE after traffic and other minor violations "hard to explain away"
Mccain Should Court All Latinos, Not Just Cubans
All of them now make up FIU's diverse student body. McCain would be wise to take notice.
Hispanic Community Calls For End Of ICE Raids
Gerston believes that the debate over immigration will resume once the economy gets back on its feet and the competition for lower run jobs increases.
America's Vexing High-Tech Immigration Problem
The tech industry desperately needs immigration reform, but the issue does not revolve around securing borders or keeping illegal immigrants out.
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New Partner - St Petersburg, FL
Ms Ellen Gorman and Mr John C Miotke are pleased to announce that, following a restructuring of their firm, Mr Amit Dehra has become an equal partner in the firm. The new firm name is: Gorman, Miotke & Dehra, LLC,
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