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Immigration Daily August 31, 2010
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Article: Consular Corner - August 2010 by Liam Schwartz

Article: Boomerang: The Mosque Controversy And Other Immigration Excesses by Gary Endelman and Cyrus D. Mehta

Article: Sen. Charles Schumer's Rationale For H And L Fee Increase Makes No Sense! by Krishna Palagummi

Article: Outsourcing, H-1B And The Coming E-Passport Security Scandal by Rob Sanchez

Article: How Long Does a PERM Case Take? by Joel Stewart

Article: "Coercive, Unconstitutional And Tainted By Racial Profiling" by Greg Siskind

Article: Feds file second suit against State of Arizona: this time they allege discrimination by Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Announces Launch Of Unmanned Aerial System Along Southwest Border

News: US Embassy In Canada Transitions To New Appointment Service For Visa Applicants

Focus: The Consular Posts Book
The Table of Contents for "The Consular Posts Book" is as follows:
A chapter each on - Argentina - Buenos Aires; Armenia - Yerevan; Australia - Sydney; Brazil - Sao Paulo; Canada -Toronto; China - Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai; Colombia - Bogota; France - Paris; Germany - Frankfurt, and Munich; Haiti - Port au Prince; India - Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi; Jamaica - Kingston; Nigeria - Lagos; Philippines - Manila; Taiwan - Taipei; Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain; United Kingdom - London; Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment
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Headline: Why We Should Applaud ICE's Immigration Initiative: "crucial tweaks to obtaining larger reform dwn the road"
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Headline: WaPo: Tension over Obama policies within ICE
Headline: Politico: Senate Democrat: Immigration reform not happening this year

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Sarasota, FL - A sole practitioner practice on the Florida Gulf Coast seeks experienced immigration paralegal. The practice is a full-service immigration firm with European and British clientele. Seeking paralegal with 3+ years of experience preferably in business, professional and family immigration. Send resume and writing sample to or Donna Scarlatelli, Scarlatelli, P.A. , 777 S. Palm Avenue, Suite 8, Sarasota, FL 34236.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Atlanta, GA - The corporate immigration firm of Berry Appleman and Leiden LLP in Atlanta seeks entry and mid-level Immigration Assistants/Paralegals to join a dynamic legal team. We offer a collegial work environment that places a high value on collaboration. Must have excellent writing skills, be highly organized, and have the ability to multi-task. Must also be able to work within strict time lines, have excellent customer service skills, and a high attention to detail. Responsibilities would include assisting attorneys in the preparation, filing and tracking of various immigration applications and petitions. Bachelors degree required. Masters degree preferred. Previous immigration law experience is a plus. Please email cover letter, resume, and salary requirement with the title "Atlanta-Immigration Assistant" in the subject line to Salary DOE. No phone calls please. Not accepting resumes from third party vendors or recruiters at this time. Only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Chicago, IL - VISANOW, an established leader in immigration processing, seeks global immigration specialist. Responsible for managing all US outbound legal and client relationships, including serving as the primary liaison between clients and foreign processing counsel, and increasing the network of foreign counsel and other visa processing relationships. Manage growth of global processing platform; gather, organize and communicate application materials; communicate case management matters with clients and international partners; maintain a global network of international partners and government agency contacts; oversee document maintenance function; maintain consistency and meet compliance demands; assist in compilation and preparation of application packages; preparation of immigrant and non-immigrant visas; and proactive legal research Candidate qualifications: Bachelors' degree with 5+ years of immigration experience and working with international clients and foreign counsel, especially in South America, Asia and Europe. Excellent communication skills are a must. Global Mobility Specialist Certification is not necessary but is preferred. We seek high-energy and results-driven, self-motivated individuals with a high level of initiative and ownership, and highly time, task and detail oriented. Foreign language capabilities not necessary but a plus. We offer a competitive compensation plan, excellent benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401K program. Submit your resume through our Careers Website. EOE.

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