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The Consular Posts Book

The Table of Contents for "The Consular Posts Book" is as follows:

Chapter 1: Argentina - Buenos Aires, By Christi Hufford
Chapter 2: Armenia - Yerevan, By Alice Yardum-Hunter
Chapter 3: Australia - Sydney, By Noah Klug
Chapter 4: Brazil - Sao Paulo, By Kristina Rost
Chapter 5: Canada -Toronto, By Dharamchand " Randy" Depoo
Chapter 6: China - Beijing, By Frederick W. Hong; Guangzhou, By Jakob Lipman and Adam Lee; Shanghai, By Christy Nguyen
Chapter 7: Colombia - Bogota, By Luis A. Pinilla
Chapter 8: France - Paris, By Curtis Pierce
Chapter 9: Germany - Frankfurt, By Steven A. Culbreath; Munich, By Magdale Labbe Henke
Chapter 10: Haiti - Port au Prince By Jose E. Latour
Chapter 11: India - Chennai, By Vic Goel; Kolkata, By Poorvi Chothani; Mumbai, By Priscilla Jones; New Delhi, By Poorvi Chothani
Chapter 12: Jamaica - Kingston, By Claire D. Nilson
Chapter 13: Nigeria - Lagos, By C. Valerie Ibe
Chapter 14: Philippines - Manila, By Emmanuel S. Tipon
Chapter 15: Taiwan - Taipei, By Lesa M. Lawrence and Jessica L. Rodriguez
Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain, By Claire D. Nilson
Chapter 17: United Kingdom - London, By Edward S. Gudeon
Chapter 18: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City, By Marc Ellis

Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment

Selected excerpts and documents: Statutes, Regulations, Foreign Affairs Manual, Forms, Executive Orders, Department of Commerce, Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, Department of Labor, Department of State, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Customs and Border Patrol, Citizenship and Immigration Services, Government Accountability Office, Federal Bureau of Investigations, Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Internal Revenue Service, The White House, ILW.COM, Miscellaneous, Web Links

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Liberty And Immigration
Thomas E. Woods Jr. for the Foundation For Economic Education writes "The extraordinarily high rate of immigration, legal and illegal, into the United States is an indication that our country is doing something right."

Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy
Greg Siskind writes "Pro-immigrant PAC Immigrants' List has taken a lesson from the anti-immigration groups and scored House of Representatives members on their immigration positions."

ILW.COM July 2009 Citations
Rodney Malpert, Rami Fakhoury, Greg Siskind, Lawrence F. Johnson, Paula Singer, Lynn Shotwell, David L. Cleveland, and Jeff Joseph share the citations from all July 2009 ILW.COM seminars.

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ETA Releases H2A Stakeholder Briefing Sessions
The Office of Foreign Labor Certification released a stakeholder briefings sessions PowerPoint presentation on the H-2A temporary agricultural labor certification process.


Help Wanted - Immigration Professionals
Toronto, ON - Immigration law firm seeks global immigration specialists (lawyers or paralegals with global file management experience) for Toronto-based global practice focused exclusively on corporate clients. The successful candidate will demonstrate complex problem solving capabilities and superior communication skills; offer excellent initiative and co-ordination attributes; be comfortable working in a fast-paced and challenging environment; and have an aptitude to learn and use proprietary software technology. Language capabilities in Spanish a valuable asset in this global migration position. Submit your resume via email to Lonnie Wellman: or by fax to 416-943-0289.

Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals
NYC - Boutique immigration law firm seeks (2) paralegals with the following experience: Immigration paralegal #1 with 2+ years of specific experience in O-1, P and EB-1 visa applications and Immigration paralegal #2 with general business immigration experience in H-1B, L, E-2, EB2 and EB 3 visa applications. Recent law school graduates or foreign lawyers will be considered. Please apply by sending cover letter, detailed CV and relevant writing sample, indicating the specific position sought to:, fax: 212.918.9078.

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

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Tax Day is quickly approaching- Get ur copy of US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: A Lawyer's Complete Guide

Report: How the DREAM Act Would Strengthen and Expand the American MIDDLE CLASS #immigration #dreamact

Arpaio still terrorizing people Is #Napolitano fast asleep or is she anti-immigrant?

AZ may criminalize presence of illegal immigrants thru expansion of trespassing law & racial profiling #FAIL #immigration

Pelosi says abortion and #immigration are not central to health reform

Be Counted and Be the Difference. The time is here! Confidential, important, safe and easy via @mattorg #census

Racist #Shelby rejects centuries of common law tradition Southerners want new civil war n deportation after new defeat?

Tancredo stabs #GOP in back, could run on 3rd party ticket Earth to GOP: Deport Tancredo from GOP!

#Palin unfit to be President, says racist #Tancredo We say Tancredo unfit to be American, Deport the traitor!

WSJ story: #Racist #Tancredo says "Thank God John McCain Lost!" Deport Tancredo and his friends to Antarctica!

The one thing we did right, Was the day we started to fight! RT @tnimmigrant: New #ri4a campaign song is pretty amazing

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New Offices - Houston, TX
Nicole Lawrence Ezer/The Ezer Law Group PLLC is pleased to announce the opening of its new office at One Park Centre 14450 TC Jester Blvd., Ste. 205, Houston, Texas 77014, USA. Main: 281.404.7781, Direct: 713.865.6774. Fax: 1.888.900.8128,


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