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Focus: Immigrant Visa Processing
Tuesday, June 15th is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, June 17th phone session of “Consular Processing Tips for Experts” with Jan Pederson (discussion leader), Evan Green, Paul Isel, Karin King, Laurel Scott, Gerald Seipp, Roger Rigaud, Elaine Witty and others. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Immigrant Visa Processing
    • Unlawful presence
    • Re-adjudication of Labor certifications, visa petitions, and qualifications of applicant
    • Following to join issues
    • Considerations in family-based petitions
  • What to do when the consul says no!
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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

Article: Bloggings On Updates In Immigration Law by Carl Shusterman

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
FosterQuan, LLP, one of the nation's largest immigration law firms, seeks entry level and experienced immigration attorneys for their Austin, San Antonio and Houston offices. The Firm has seven offices and continues to expand. Qualified attorneys must have 1-5 years of employment-based immigration experience. All applicants must possess strong writing and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel are a must. Foreign language fluency and international study abroad is preferred. Individual must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and have strong analytical and organizational skills. Please send resume and cover letter to careers@fosterquan.com. Training is provided. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
FosterQuan, LLP, one of the nation's largest immigration law firms, seeks entry level and experienced legal assistants for their Austin, San Antonio and Houston offices. The Firm has seven offices and continues to expand. Qualified legal assistant applicants must have a university degree. All applicants must possess strong writing and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel are a must. Foreign language fluency and international study abroad is preferred. Individual must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and have strong analytical and organizational skills. Please send resume and cover letter to careers@fosterquan.com. Training is provided. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Law Offices of Harry DeMell seeks associate-partner (possibly merger). I need a lawyer with some immigration experience and a longer time horizon than I have, to join in my practice so I can work less and more selectively. I am not looking to hire but I do want to have someone share in my established practice. Harry DeMell, 225 Broadway, (212)732-2767 or harry@demell-visas.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Toronto, Canada - Egan LLP, a business immigration law firm affiliated with Ernst & Young LLP seeks paralegal or immigration assistant with prior Program Electronic Review Management ("PERM") experience. The candidate should have familiarity with: the PERM process, basic understanding of PERM regulations, preparing prevailing wage request forms, job orders, Form 9089, preparing and placing advertisements and prior experience working with an immigration case management system. Must be highly organized, have excellent attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability to manage a large workload. Experience preparing prevailing wage challenges, motions for reconsideration and BALCA appeals and prior experience preparing PERMs for a high volume client is a plus. The primary role of the position is to support the team of immigration lawyers by drafting immigration applications for individuals seeking permission to work or live in Canada and/or the United States; and to coordinate tracking status expiration dates for ongoing clients. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work. Send resume to Thomas Byun, thomas.byun@ca.ey.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Owings Mills, MD - The Murthy Law Firm seeks attorneys with three to five years of experience in employment-based immigration law. Our practice is dynamic and fast-paced. We have high standards with regard to integrity, work ethic, and quality. Successful candidates should have the ability to work both as members of a team and as team leaders. They will join more than a dozen high-caliber colleagues and have quality support in the way of legal and administrative staff, as well as technology. They should bring in-depth understanding and knowledge of the breadth of immigration procedures, and are expected to supervise paralegals and support staff. Good writing and analytical skills are required. Interested candidates may see here the details regarding the unique benefits of working at the Murthy Law Firm. Resume + cover letter should be forwarded to hr@murthy.com. All communication will be treated in confidence. Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and abilities. Final interviews of candidates (after a multi-level interview process) will be at our office in Owings Mills, MD, a few minutes from downtown Baltimore, Maryland. EOE

BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-Press, Falls Church, VA Fax: (703) 845-5991.

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

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