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Immigrant Of The Day: Annabel Park of South Korea
Kevin R. Johnson celebrates immigrant Annabel Park who "won The Cameron MacIntosh Award for her playwriting at Oxford University and was selected as a fellow for Film Independentís Filmmaker Lab in 2005."

Bloggings On Updates In Immigration Law
Carl Shusterman writes "And because most executive decisions in immigration matters are, by statute, discretionary, the power of immigration enforcement agencies goes largely unchecked."

Bloggings On Nurse And Allied Health Immigration
Christopher T. Musillo writes "With all the bluster on Capitol Hill about Healthcare Reform, the plan to include an extension to the Medicare part B therapy cap exceptions process fell apart last week with little fanfare."

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News

USCIS Will Forward Form I-824s To LockBox Until March 31st
USCIS announced revised filing instructions for the Application for Action on an Approved Application or Petition, Form I-824.


Classifieds

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0002 at USAJobs.com. Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.) to: Lakisha Richardson: at Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov. This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in competitive civil service. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in personnel law, labor law, torts law, privacy and disclosure law and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the Headquarters Office in support of USCIS's mission. Five+ years relevant legal experience required. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0003 at USAJobs.com. Submit resume, cover letter + legal brief samples (max. 10 pps.) to: Lakisha Richardson: at Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov. This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive civil service. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Laguna Niguel, CA - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney for its Training and Knowledge Management Division (TKMD). Attorney will serve as advisor to the Division Chief of TKMD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS and other Departmental components on issues relating to U.S. immigration laws. Attorney will provide legal advice, develop, and conduct training on a variety of immigration related issues. Position has a particular focus on employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant classifications, and will be located at California Service Center. Travel is connected with position. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0001 at USAJobs.com. Applications submitted through USAJOBS will not be considered. Submit resume, cover letter + two writing samples (max. 10 pps.) to: Janice Neetenbeek, Chief, TKMD: at Janice.Neetenbeek@dhs.gov. Must be received by close of business, Monday, March 22, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels. No relocation reimbursement available.

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: lwellman@gt-hrlaw.com 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: ContactNYCLawyer@gmail.com, fax: 212.918.9078.

Credential Evaluation And Translation
Why do the largest law firms, corporations and universities in the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations? Because as the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations and translations, American Evaluation & Translation Service, Inc. (AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $75 educational evaluations, as well as $300 'expert opinion' work experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university professors who have the "authority to grant college level credit for work experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of turn-around times, including same-day service for educational, work experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and times, see: http://www.aetsinternational.com/AETS.Credential.Evaluation.Application.PDF.Writable.2009.pdf. AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages, with translators that are specialists in 80+ fields. For a copy of the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation Services, see: http://www.aetsinternational.com/AETS.Translation.Application.PDF.Writable.2009.pdf. Please contact AETS at anytime at (786) 276-8190, visit http://www.aetsinternational.com , or email: info@aetsinternational.com.

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Immigraton Event - Las Cruces, NM
Las Cruces, NN, March 4-5, 2010 - New Mexico State University is pleased to announce Immigration Reform and Human Rights on the Border Image of Border Crossing into US. Organized by the Migration Policy Office of the International Relations Institute and the Center for Latin American and Border Studies at New Mexico State University. Unless stated otherwise, all panels are free and open to the public. They will be held in the Anderson Hall Auditorium on NMSU's main campus. http://iri.nmsu.edu/immigration-reform-and-h.html.


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