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Today Is Deadline For Permanent Resident Options For Physicians

Tuesday, November 10th is the deadline for the Wednesday, November 11th phone session of "Physicians For Experts" with speakers Robert Aronson (discussion leader), Wendy Hess, Khorzad Mehta, Ellie Najfabadi, Suzanne B. Seltzer, Greg Siskind and Barry Walker. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Labor Certification Application practice for physicians
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  • Strategically choosing between National Interest Waiver & Labor Certification Application
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  • Handling the academic physician
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Articles

International Students, Skilled Immigrants And Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Marlene M. Johnson and Stuart Anderson write "Looking ahead to next year, it has become increasingly important that concerns about the economy not deter lawmakers from ensuring that reforms to attract and retain highly educated, highly skilled foreign nationals are included in comprehensive immigration reform legislation."

Wedding Bells Are Ringing: Increasing Rates Of Intermarriage In Germany
Olga Nottmeyer for Migration Information Source writes "But beyond fluency in language and other indicators - such as employment levels and residential patterns - marriage between individuals of different ethnic and/or racial backgrounds is generally considered a test of integration."

Immigrants Of The Week: Meb Keflezighi, and Alejandro Villanueva
Greg Siskind celebrates the achievements of Eritrean-born Meb Keflezighi, who won the New York City Marathon yesterday, is the first American man to win the race in 27 years.

To submit an Article for consideration, write to editor@ilw.com.


News

USCIS Releases AILA QA
USCIS released its questions and answers from its October 27, 2009 meeting with AILA.

CRS On Immigration Fraud
The Congressional Research Service released a report discussing the policies, investigations, and issues related to immigration fraud.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cleveland, OH - Margaret Wong and Associates, LLP seeks to hire experienced immigration removal attorney for immediate hire. Candidate must be an excellent researcher, communicater, and writer. Must have graduated from top 10 percent of law school class. Excellent advancement opportunities offered, including partnership track. Send resume + cover letter to: wong@imwong.com. All resumes will be treated in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Passaic County, NJ - Experienced immigration paralegal for senior paralegal position law office. Must have excellent writing skills and people skills, working long hours is required, salary offered commensurate. Must speak foreign language. College degree preferred. Send resume and writing sample to: melinda2006@gmail.com.

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E-3 Treaty Visa
Job Expo Australia - Sydney in March 2010 - Melbourne in October 2010. Hire Australians using the E-3 Treaty Visa. It is good business to hire Australia's robust, educated and English-speaking job seekers. Employers happily find that Australians do not have the cultural assimilation or English language challenges of many workers from other countries. Can't make the Expo - utilize our Résumé Service. The Icon Group of Poulsbo, Washington USA produces Job Expo Australia. Icon has been producing world class international job expos for 12-years. Excellent, high profile, Sponsorship opportunities are available that will bring you to the attention of job seekers before and during the Expo! Outstanding hotel and airline discounts welcome you. Visit our website at www.jobexpoaustralia.com. Contact us at Australia(at)iconnetwork.org with your questions and requirements. Now is the time to plan and reserve your 2010 job fair participation. A portion of the Expo proceeds will benefit The Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve - Australia Zoo. Review the National Press Release - http://www.prweb.com/releases/2009/08/prweb2801544.htm.

BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-Press, Falls Church, VA Fax: (703) 845-5991.


Headlines

Don't Blame The Workers. Blame The Employers.
One thing that the agency would like to make clear is that it doesn't go out and search for illegal immigrants at random.

The Lonely, Illegal World Of 'Mr. Cheng'
This is his story - an inside glimpse into how one illegal immigrant has been surviving in the city.

These Two Debates Don't Mix
After promising during the campaign to fix the immigration system with a bold and comprehensive solution, Obama has spent the first year of his presidency trying to delay the issue and focus instead on health care reform.

Health Care Debate Focuses on Legal Immigrants
The debate over health care for illegal immigrants continues to percolate in Congress despite the Obama administration’s efforts to put it to rest, with lawmakers in both houses also wrangling over how much coverage to provide for immigrants who have settled in the country legally.


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New Appointment- USCIS Chief Counsel
USCIS has announced that Roxana Bacon has been appointed Chief Counsel, USCIS. In her 35 years as an immigration law practitioner and policy advisor, she has, among other things, been a partner with the international firm of Bryan Cave, and later founded her own firm, Bacon & Dear, which she grew from 10 to 150 persons. She also taught immigration law as a visiting professor and adjunct professor at Arizona State University College of Law and served as a judge pro-tempore on the Arizona Court of Appeals.


Letters

Readers can share comments, email: editor@ilw.com (up to 300-words). Past correspondence is available in our archives

Dear Editor:
Exploitation in the labor sector has been going on since this nation was found and before it was found too. Although each and every worker are covered with the labor laws regardless of the status in the big factories it still goes on and the Federal Inspector just ignore it. The EEOC in some states do not intent to cross the big factories and "you scratch my back and I will do the same" goes on for many decades. There is no let out and worst in this economy of today.

Gladys C. Farris


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