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Surviving The Immigration Law Downturn

ILW.COM is pleased to invite you to attend a free 30 minute WebEx presentation (including Q&A) entitled "How To Survive The Immigration Law Downturn" Tuesday, April 28, 2009, 2:00pm ET.

  • Overview of immigration law practice in the recession sector by sector removal, family based, employment based, and compliance
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  • How Intercall has helped legal firms worldwide save money and greatly reduce time in completing cases, including demo
Immigration attorneys are invited to register here, this link will also take you to the detailed agenda and speaker listing. Participation is limited and is first come, first served; there are still some registrations available. This event is sponsored by Intercall, the world's largest conferencing provider.

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Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine

Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a different approach. It is also useful to newer practitioners and paralegals in view of its easy to understand and practical style. For more info, see here. To order by fax, see here.


Articles

Bloggings on Dysfunctional Government
Angelo A. Paparelli writes "When it comes to economic refugees, however, who crossed our border to take jobs cleaning toilets, wiping the bottoms of babies and the elderly, mowing yards and washing dishes, all to feed their families, the inJustice Department's actions are robust and by-the-book."

Bloggings On The H-1B Visa
Anthony F. Siliato and Scott R. Malyk write "As USCIS provides updates on the receipt or processing of FY2010 H-1B petitions, we will post them here. Stay tuned."

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News

DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: February 2007
We carry The Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation's February 2007 issue of its publication, Immigration Litigation Bulletin.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Small Northern Virginia immigration law firm seeks associate with 2+ years experience in Immigration Court/BIA litigation. Good writing skills. Spanish speaking preferred. Salary commensurate with experience. Good benefits. Send resume to mlfernandez@mslaw.pro.

J-1 Visa Program
Discover the ease and flexibility of the J-1 Visa with Global Current, a service of AIESEC U.S., a leader in international exchange and professional training for over 50 years. Unlike other visas, the J-1 does not require a lengthy petitioning process, has few restrictions and can be processed at any time of year to facilitate the quick and simple implementation of an Exchange Visitor Program. Global Current has developed a streamlined sponsorship process supported by J-1 experts that allows us to maintain an unrivaled 48 hour turnaround time on complete applications. Global Current provides J-1 Trainee and Intern programs in a variety of occupational categories including law, engineering, finance, architecture, graphic design, marketing and fashion. For more information on eligibility requirements and a complete list of occupational categories, visit www.globalcurrentexchanges.org or email Melany Hamner at melanyh@globalcurrentexchanges.org.

CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 15-16, 2009) The Federal Bar Association and AILA Mid South Chapter invite you to join us for one of the most exciting regional immigration conferences you will attend this year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who, including respected AILA attorneys and government officials including chairman of BIA, US Court of Appeals judge, director of OIL, current and former immigration judges. This conference offers opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and CIS supervisors discuss local priorities that affect the mid-South and nationwide. Mingle with faculty without large crowds. This intimate setting is perfect for both new and experienced practitioners alike. Program includes special programs for pro bono attorneys + criminal lawyers. Earn up to 16 CLE hours and have fun too. Early bird deadline is April 30th. For more info, including speakers, curriculum, and registration see the attached brochure or register online at http://www.fedbar.org/eventreg.html.


Headlines

Economy May Force Obama to Abandon Plan to Overhaul Immigration
The long campaign to overhaul U.S. immigration laws may be derailed for yet another year - this time by the deteriorating economy.

Immigration Crusader Runs Against McCain
The founder of the anti-immigration group Minuteman announced Wednesday he is running against Sen. John McCain for the Republican nomination in Arizona.

Mexican Consul Talks About Immigration
About 200 people turned out to a community meeting Tuesday to get a chance to visit with the Consul General of Mexico the first time for such a visit in Gillette, Wyoming.

Obama's Support Vital To DREAM Act
Janet Murguia, president of the National Council of La Raza, is a supporter of the bill and says that undocumented students must be given the opportunity to pursue a college education, because she believes that an educated work force is one of the best ways for our nation to recover from the current economic crisis.


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