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Immigration Daily July 21, 2010
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Article: Guantanamo Detainee Deported to Algeria Fears Persecution by Jason Dzubow

Article: FSBPT "Reaffirms" Its Decision by Christopher T. Musillo

Article: 1200 Troops Head To Mexican Border by Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Updates H-1B Cap Count

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

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:
Chapter One: Author's Introduction
Chapter Two: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts by Kristen Quan Hammill
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)
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.

Headline: Arizona cop probed over online video opposing racist immigration law SB1070
Headline: Latino group sues city over immigration law
Headline: The Toxic Mix of immigration and Unemployment
Headline: Short post about why Undocumented Students risk deportation for the dreamact
Headline: The Challenges for Undocumented Students Seeking Higher Education Are Many.
Headline: Should the DHS Make Deferred Action Formal Policy for DREAMAct Eligible Students?
Headline: DreamAct still a dream ?
Headline: DFW-area students go to D.C. for bill to aid undocumented immigrants
Headline: Local dreamact Students Arrested in DC Yesterday for Sit-In at Capitol Hill Offices
Headline: Three held in Liverpool restaurant immigration swoop
Headline: Dream Activists, undocumented Students Arrested in DC Protest
Headline: 20 Undocumented Youth Risk Deportation Because of Yesterdays Sit-in at Congressional Offices
Headline: Students disclose immigration status as part of push for dreamact
Headline: Immigrant Advocates Push dreamact Congress Remains Wary
Headline: Durbin's office chastises some dreamact supporters
Headline: Virginia college official backs immigration proposal.
Headline: What the dreamact Could Mean for Utahns
Headline: Utah’s immigration question: Bust them or employ them?
Headline: Arrested O.C. yesterday, woman knew she could be deported because of immigration status
Headline: Obama sends 1,200 National Guardsmen to seal the border.
Headline: Brewer Sends Stimulus Money to Border for Immigration Fight.
Headline: Survey says Immigration will get Latinos to vote.
Headline: Utah fires state worker after Immigration "hit-list" inquiry
Headline: Immigration Debate Sizzles as Racist Law Kicks In.
Headline: PERM Book 2d. Ed: Your Book for PERM Rule, Analysis and Comments, ETA forms, Memos, Roadmaps & Checklists. Get your copy

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC has an immediate opening for an experienced business immigration paralegal. Ideal candidates will have 2-5 years experience as an immigration paralegal handling employment-based NIV and IV cases. Prior experience should include the demonstrated ability to manage a large caseload, while effectively and accurately preparing a wide range of employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions, with a strong emphasis on H-1B and L-1B matters. Experience with PERM, I-140, Adjustment of Status, and complex RFE responses is essential. Successful applicants will possess thorough knowledge of immigration law and procedure, excellent writing, communication, organizational, and computer skills, and the ability to conduct legal research, analyze issues, and effectively interact with corporate petitioners, beneficiaries, and law firm staff. Prior experience in immigration law, a four-year college degree, and solid references are required. Goel & Anderson is a nationally recognized business immigration firm that offers an outstanding compensation and benefits package. Apply with resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Principals only. No phone calls.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Pasadena and San Francisco, CA - Reeves & Associates, PLC seeks immigration paralegals with 1+ years experience for its Pasadena and San Francisco offices. Proficiency in Tagalog or Spanish is a plus. R&A has been practicing immigration law exclusively for more than 30 years, has 60+ employees in 4 offices and is one of the leading immigration law firms in the United States. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including 401(k), medical, dental and vision plan, long term disability policy, 3 weeks vacation in the 1st year plus a yearly bonus all in a friendly environment. All applications are confidential. Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary history to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, established immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegal for its midtown New York City office to work on corporate 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

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Credential Evaluation And Translation
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