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Immigration Daily May 20, 2010
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News: Contested AILA 2010 Elections: Candidate Statement - Maurice "Mo" Goldman

News: Contested AILA 2010 Elections: Candidate Statement - Victor D. Nieblas

Focus: THE H-1B BOOK

THE H-1B BOOK is Edited by Karen Weinstock, and features contributions by Prakash Khatri, Courtney Black, Mikiel J. Davids, Melissa Downing, Rajeshri Patel, Ari J. Sauer, and Elissa Taub. The Table of Contents is as follows:


First Step: Interview The Client
Second Step: Send The Client Intake Forms And Related Information
Third Step: Credentials: Verify That The Worker Has A US Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent
Fourth Step: Determine The Prevailing Wage
Fifth Step: Prepare And File The Labor Condition Application (LCA)
Sixth Step: Prepare The I-129, Related Forms And Petition Letter
Seventh Step: Send All The Forms And Petition Letter To The Client For Review & Signature
Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS Service Center
Ninth Step: Troubleshooting
Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management

H-1B Degree Equivalency
Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency
Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition Or Application Is Pending
Dealing With Gaps In Employment
Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B
The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa
When Are H-1B Visas Cap Exempt?


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Article: Bloggings on Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind

Article: Bloggings On Updates In Immigration Law by Carl Shusterman

Article: Bloggings on Political Asylum by Jason Dzubow

News: DHS Eliminates Paper I-94W Form

News: DOS Promulgates Increased Consular Fees

News: CRS On Mexico-US Relations: Issues For Congress

Tweet: Racist in Arizona threatens to switch off power to Los Angeles. Politico story: Civil War II: deport the southerners!

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Tweet: BBC News: US schoolgirl challenges Michelle Obama on #immigration Video n news report

Tweet: NYTimes Editorial: Courage in #Arizona - Who else has shown such courage in the long struggle for #immigration reform?

Tweet: Message from 2nd grader to @BarackObama - don't deport my mom! Stop deportations and breaking families apart!

Tweet: The pressure is on! Berkeley approves boycott of Arizona #SB1070

Tweet: 1st time that undocumented immigrants risk deportation to demand a change in immigration law! #dream5 #dreamact

Tweet: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference: A great resource for HR managers, #immigration counsel and employers

Tweet: Antis crow about racist rascal winning Republican primary Does the South want another Civil War?

Tweet: LA Lakers coach is a racist rascal - deport him from basketball and USA! LATimes OpEd:

Tweet: NBC News Prepping Cross-Network #Immigration Series HT America's Voice

Tweet: GAO report on CNMI

Tweet: It's a Riot!!! RT @historyscoper: RT @cracked So You Want to Be an American: 5 Circles of #Immigration Hell

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
downtown Chicago - AzulaySeiden Law Group seeks an immigration attorney. To be considered, a candidate must have 2+ years experience practicing immigration law. Fluency in a foreign language and varied immigration experience preferred. The firm practices all areas of immigration law, including business, family, removal defense, appellate work and outbound immigration services. Looking for a motivated, committed individual who wants to work in a focused, modern firm environment. We celebrate diversity and seek a goal driven individual who will appreciate the opportunity to work in a leading US immigration law firm. We offer fair compensation based on experience, a full benefits package and believe in promoting a healthy balance between work and personal life. The position is in the main office in downtown Chicago. Please send a resume, writing sample, and any inquiries to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC: Steptoe & Johnson LLP seeks associate or immigration specialist for our immigration practice. A JD with immigration experience is highly preferred, but will consider candidates who are not attorneys but have extensive and substantive knowledge about business immigration. Should possess strong writing skills and ability to interact with clients effectively and extensively. Principals only. Send resume and transcript to Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Applications should be sent to: Lakisha Richardson at 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.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event - Washington, DC
Migration Policy Institute is pleased to invite you attend "Discussion on Proposals to Reform the Immigration Removal Adjudication System", 9:15 a.m., Tuesday, May 25, 2010, 1400 16th Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC, 20036. Contact: Lisa Dixon at or at (202) 266-1929.

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

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