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Immigration Daily May 13, 2010
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Focus: THE I-140 BOOK

THE I-140 BOOK features contributions from Brian S. Weiss, Kristen Quan Hammill, Prakash Khatri, Faye M. Kolly, Sherry Neal, Howard L. Kushner, and Dorothee B. Mitchell, the book's Editor and Principal Author is noted practitioner Herbert A. Weiss. The Table of Contents is as follows:

PART I. I-140 INTRODUCTION
Chapter One: Author's Introduction
Chapter Two: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts by Kristen Quan Hammill

PART II. I-140 BY HERBERT A. WEISS
Chapter One: Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process
Chapter Two: The Scope of Agency Authority
Chapter Three: The Job Offer Requirement
Chapter Four: The Immigration Act of 1990
Chapter Five: The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability
Chapter Six: The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher
Chapter Seven: The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive
Chapter Eight: The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability
Chapter Nine: The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
Chapter Ten: The I-140 Form
Chapter Eleven: The Standard of Evidence
Chapter Twelve: Priority Dates
Chapter Thirteen: Filing Multiple Petitions
Chapter Fourteen: Successors in Interest
Chapter Fifteen: Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage
Chapter Sixteen: Portability
Chapter Seventeen: Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar
Chapter Eighteen: Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions
Chapter Nineteen: A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

PART III. SPECIAL I-140 TOPICS
Chapter One: Step by Step For Schedule A Applications by Sherry Neal
Chapter Two: Aliens of Exceptional Ability in the Performing Arts by Howard L. Kushner
Chapter Three: Derivative Beneficiaries of Employment Based Immigrant Petitions and the Child Status Protection Act (CSPA) by Dorothee Mitchell and Faye M. Kolly
Chapter Four: The Future of The I-140 (Employment-Based Immigration) Process by Prakash Khatri

For more info on THE I-140 BOOK and to order, see here. For the fax order form, see here.

Article: New Americans In The Gem State by Mary Giovagnoli et. al of the Immigration Policy Center

Article: Bloggings on Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind

Article: Bloggings On Updates In Immigration Law by Carl Shusterman

News: CRS Report On Temporary Protected Status

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Tweet: Arizona on the road to become a ghost town! AZ #immigration law hits Latino businesses http://ow.ly/1KhEt

Tweet: Schwarzenegger Jokes: I'd be Deported under Arizona #SB1070. Wonder if AZ will ban movies with immigrant actors? http://ow.ly/1Khta

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - The Office of Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with experience in federal acquisitions law, fiscal law and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. Serve as senior attorney providing advice to the Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials on issues related to federal acquisitions law, fiscal law, and other forms of general administrative law in support of USCIS' mission. For more info, including how to apply, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0006 at USAJobs.com. Applications should be sent to: Lakisha Richardson at Lakisha.Richardson1@dhs.gov by 5pm EST, Monday, May 24, 2010. Position starts at GS-12, GS-13 level, GS-14, or GS-15 level, depending on experience, and has promotion potential to GS-15/10 level.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP seeks entry level and experienced business immigration paralegals for the New York City and surrounding offices. Ideal candidates have one to five years of business immigration experience, including non immigrant and immigrant visa matters and a Bachelors degree. Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as strong organizational and Microsoft Office Suite skills required. Please send cover letter and resume to: recruitment@fragomen.com, including reference to ILW.COM.

Expert Witness Services
Muslim World Expert Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, offers expert testimony in immigration cases from Muslim countries/societies, including the former USSR. Dr. Gabbay prepared reports and testified in 250+ Immigration cases nationwide (asylum, cancellation of removal, asylum interviews, hardship waivers) with a 93% success rate. Examples of what Immigration lawyers say: ... "He is a consummate scholar and passionate about his subject ... He makes a wonderful witness... He is riveting on the witness stand, helping us win nearly unwinnable cases with aplomb. He has won the praise of numerous Immigration Judges." (Svetlana Schreiber, Esq.) ... "He provided the testimony we needed in numerous asylum cases ... in virtually all of those cases, but for the expert witness testimony, I doubt the cases would have been approved, I recommend Professor Gabbay to anyone with issues involving Islamic society and culture." (Stephen Berman, Esq.) ... "His testimonies, whether written or oral, are credible, persuasive, and non-refutable. I have never lost a single case which had Dr. Gabbay on as an expert witness." (Ally Bolour, Esq.). Contact Professor Gabbay with any questions. He can also recomend country experts outside his specialty. Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, sgabbay@du.edu, (303) 871-2560. www.Muslimworldexpert.com

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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ComingsNGoings: New Position - Steptoe & Johnson
- Steptoe & Johnson is pleased to welcome Nolan Rappaport back to the Immigration practice in the International Regulation and Compliance group. Nolan left Steptoe to serve as a Governance Support Specialist at TKC Communications. Earlier he served as Congressional Counsel at the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Immigration, Border Security, and Claims. www.steptoe.com.

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X


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