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Immigration Daily June 15, 2010
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News: Supreme Court Overturns Interpretation Of Second Drug Possession Conviction As Aggravated Felony

Focus: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference
The Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference by Gregory H. Siskind is co-published by ILW.COM and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the partial Table of Contents is as follows:

  • Part I: Complying With Immigration Laws: Form I-9 General Concepts; Completing the I-9 Form; Reverification; Recordkeeping; Electronic I-9 Systems; Knowledge of Unlawful Immigration Status; Unfair Immigration Practices; Penalties and Other Risks; IRCA Compliance Tips; Conducting an I-9 Self-Audit; E-Verify, IMAGE, and SSNVS; Social Security No-Match Letters; Mergers and Acquisitions; State Employer Immigration Laws ? Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
  • Part II: An Overview of the U.S. Immigration System: Nonimmigrant Visas, Immigrant Visas (the "Green Card"), Asylees and Refugees
For more info on this book, see here (fax version, see here).

Article: Bloggings on Deportation And Removal by Matthew Kolken

Article: Bloggings on Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind

Article: Bloggings on Political Asylum by Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Launches Redesigned E-Verify Employer Web Interface

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, prestigious immigration law firms seeks experienced immigration paralegal for its midtown New York City office to work on large Fortune 500 accounts. Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree and 2+ years of work experience in the area of business immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing PERM applications, H-1B and L-1 visas, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@wildesweinberg.com.

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
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 the United States; and to coordinate tracking status expiration dates for ongoing clients. Recognized as one of 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

Case Management Technology
Which company do Fortune 500 Companies, top immigration firms, non-profits, one of the world's largest retailers and 2.4 million+ foreign nationals choose for their comprehensive immigration management needs? They choose EDGE, by LawLogix. LawLogix boasts unparalleled immigration experienced customer support to ensure we not only answer your call, but we answer your question! Offering a full range of options for transferring your current client files, LawLogix enables your firm to easily adopt EDGE with no downtime. LawLogix EDGE is the #1 integrated immigration forms, billing and case management system with online access for clients. EDGE provides around the clock access for your clients to check the status of their case, fill out intake questionnaires, review and print forms, and communicate with you securely. The online client access reduces the number of case status inquiry calls, and allows you and your staff to work more effectively. EDGE provides exceptional reporting capabilities. Quickly and easily configure any reminder, case status, consultations, milestone report with 1 click while making your job easier and more enjoyable. Visit us at www.lawlogix.com, email sales@lawlogix.com, or call today 877-725-4355 ext. 2 to request your Private VIP demo.

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: AETS Credential Evaluation Application. 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: AETS Translation Application. Please contact AETS at anytime at (786) 276-8190, visit http://www.aetsinternational.com , or email: info@aetsinternational.com.

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