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Immigration Daily June 7, 2010
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Focus: Change, Change, Change. USCIS Issues 38 Pages of EB-5 Policy Changes

Tuesday, June 8 is the deadline for the Thursday, June 10 phone session of "Investor Options For Experts" with David Morris, John Barrett, Michael Gibson, Melissa Krinzman, Jason Oleet, Frederick R. Troncone and others. The curriculum is as follows:

On December 11, 2009, the USCIS issued a sweeping 23 page memorandum that "rescinds in its entirety" many prior policies that defined the EB-5 Program and establishes new guidance to all CSC personnel involved in the adjudication of any EB-5 visa petition or Regional Center application. That same week, USCIS issued a 15 page "Questions and Answers" document resulting from an EB-5 stakeholders meeting. The panelists will discuss these very important changes :

  • What are the new EB-5 policies and adjudication standards
  • What policy problems has the Service fixed and what is now broken
  • How a "material change" could result in an investor losing both residency and an "age out" child under CSPA
  • How a TEA today may not be a TEA tomorrow (failing to preserve $500,000 investment qualification)
  • USCIS burdens on Investor not Regional Center/Project
  • Using "Exemplar" I-526 Petition To Stop USCIS Second Guessing
Tuesday, June 8 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up today.

Article: Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart

Article: Bloggings on Political Asylum by Jason Dzubow

Article: Bloggings on Deportation And Removal by Matthew Kolken

Article: Bloggings on Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind

News: DHS Announces Resumption Of Mexican Interior Repatriation Program

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Collegial, growing, immigration law firm in midtown Manhattan seeks attorney to manage diverse caseload of immigrant and non-immigrant employment-based cases, with some family-based petitions. The attorney will also have the opportunity to represent clients at Section 245 hearings and before the EOIR, and in matrimonial matters, i.e., pre-nuptial agreements, separation agreements and uncontested divorces. Must be a self-starter with excellent organization, writing and interpersonal skills. Minimum 3 years experience required. Salary DOE. Please email CV + cover letter to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Boston, MA - Seyfarth Shaw invites qualified applicants to apply for the following: (1) senior immigration paralegal - participate in all aspects of firm's national Business Immigration practice, including: assisting in client relationship management, preparing employment-based NIV and IV petitions, mentoring junior paralegals in case preparation, and serving as primary contact to numerous clients. Must be able to work in fast-paced, deadline-driven environment and communicate effectively with clients and gov't agencies. Qualified applicants must possess minimum bachelor's degree and 5+ years experience as an immigration paralegal, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills and project management skills; (2) immigration paralegal - qualified applicants must possess a bachelor's degree and 1-3 years experience as an immigration paralegal, as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Salary commensurate with experience. Please send resumes to Michele Ryan at indicating specific position sought in subject header.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Dallas, TX - USCIS Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in employment law, labor law, privacy and disclosure law, and other administrative laws for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division. The selectee will work at USCIS' Texas Service Center providing advice to the Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials. For more info, including how to apply, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0007 at Applications should be sent to: Lakisha Richardson at by 5pm EST, Friday, June 11, 2010. Position starts at GS-13-GS-15 level.

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ComingsNGoings: New Partner
Philip Eichorn Co., LPA, an immigration firm located in Cleveland, Ohio and Charlotte, North Carolina, welcomes Erik Breunig as a partner to the Firm. Erik graduated from the University of Akron School of Law and practiced at Taylor, Breunig and Associates for the past five years. His primary area of immigration practice will be employment based matters including but limited to H-1B's, L's, E's and PERM's.

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