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Immigration Daily September 27, 2010
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Article: Consular Corner - September 2010 by Liam Schwartz

Article: Immigration Bread and Circuses: An Open Letter to Stephen Colbert by Angelo Paparelli

Article: PERM Approval Not Signed! by Joel Stewart

Article: Colbert Speaks The Truthiness by Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Publishes August Bulletin On External Data Interface Standards (EDIS)

Focus: PERM For Experts
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new 3-part telephone seminar series "PERM For Experts" with Joel Stewart (co-discussion leader), Robert Banta (co-discussion leader) and others. The curriculum is as follows:
FIRST Phone Session on September 30: Update on Recent PERM Problems

  • Inconsistencies, omissions and errors on PERM Forms
  • Tips to Avoid Audits
  • Applying for PERM in an Economic Downturn
SECOND Phone Session on October 14: Issues with Notice, Recruitment and Advertising
  • Content of Ads : Too much or too little?
  • Professional Recruitment : Recent Trends
  • Problems in Documenting Recruitment
THIRD Phone Session on November 4: DOL Communications, Reconsiderations and Appeals
  • Audits and denials ; Void for Vagueness
  • Conclusory Findings and the DOL Record File
  • Using the Administrative Procedure Act to Win Your Case
Tuesday, September 28 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201012.shtm. Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201012.pdf. Don't delay, sign up today.

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Headline: Charlie Crist's Social Security Solution: Creating A Path To Citizenship For Undocumented Immigrants http://ow.ly/2Kspt
Headline: After Disappointment in Senate, DREAM Activists Regroup http://ow.ly/2Ksef
Headline: Why DC Doesn't Think Stephen Colbert Is Funny http://ow.ly/2Ks3q
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Headline: Did Border Patrol Have Right to Deport Baby, a US Citizen, Over Citizen Mom's Objections? http://ow.ly/2Korx
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Headline: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano: Focus is on criminal immigrants http://ow.ly/2JxGO
Headline: The megapayoff of increased immigration is lost on politicians http://ow.ly/2JwQA
Headline: Michael's Story: John McCain walks away http://ow.ly/2JwJv

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Calgary, Canada - Egan LLP, a part of Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law firms, seeks an associate lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Responsibilities: Demonstrate a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and effectively, apply this knowledge to client situations, prepare and submit applications for U.S. employment authorizations, permanent residence, citizenship and passport matters, make submissions to U.S. embassies, consulates and visa posts worldwide, facilitate the legal movement of employees across borders for business travel, deal with immigration-related issues ranging from expatriate and international corporate taxation to social security, provincial health insurance and immigrant trusts, manage law clerks and other client service team members. Qualifications needed: Law degree along with a U.S. call to the bar (dual Canadian-U.S. call to the bar would be an asset), two to four years of post-call business immigration experience, broad exposure to U.S. immigration law, excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. Ernst & Young is committed to diversity and equity. Please submit your resumes to Thomas Byun at thomas.byun@ca.ey.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Secaucus, NJ - Ernst & Young seeks Visa and Immigration Coordinator, who is responsible for assisting Ernst & Young employees with US visa matters and works closely with our immigration counsel on a daily basis. This individual is responsible for counseling employees on various types of US visas such as H-1B, L-1, TN, F-1, J-1, PERM and green card stages and advises when and the types of various work visas are required. The V&I Coordinator is responsible to ensure that all employees are in compliance with firm's policy as well as US immigration laws. This professional will assist with internal consultation on immigration matters and assist in the coordination with the law firm to process the appropriate immigration application. This is a junior level position. Bachelor's degree in a related discipline or equivalent work experience required. Approximately 2 years experience in US Business Immigration, international exposure and cultural awareness a plus. Must have ability to work with government agencies, foreign embassies and outside counsel. To apply, visit http://www.ey.com/careers and enter job number SEC0006A.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Chicago, IL - Immigration practice seeks an experience immigration paralegal. Candidate will work as part of a team of attorneys and professional support staff assisting multinational companies primarily with their U.S. immigration requirements. The job involves extensive client contact and utilization of state-of-the-art case preparation and management systems to prepare, track, and manage cases in process. Congenial and dynamic environment. Only candidates with immigration experience should apply. Send resume and writing samples to chicagocareers@fragomen.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Downtown Washington, D.C. firm seeks a well-rounded, mature and responsible Senior Immigration Paralegal with a minimum of 4 years experience in both family and business immigration cases, including consular processing, all non-immigrant visas and PERM. Preference given to those with demonstrated EB-5 experience. Bilingual Spanish/English speaker preferred. Must have a Bachelor's degree and excellent native-level English writing skills. We are a boutique immigration firm with a fast-paced yet collegial atmosphere and no billable hours requirements. Please email resume, references, writing sample and cover letter with salary expectations to ypichardo@paulhaarlaw.com. No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Memphis, TN - Siskind Susser's Memphis office seeks an experienced attorney to join the employment-based immigration team. Experience in physician immigration, I-9/E-Verify/employer compliance, entertainment/sports and/or general business immigration are all a plus. Please email resume to Greg Siskind at gsiskind@visalaw.com. No calls please and no candidates from recruiters at this time.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Memphis, TN - Siskind Susser's Memphis office seeks an experienced paralegal to join the employment-based immigration team. Experience in physician immigration, I-9/E-Verify/employer compliance, entertainment/sports and/or general business immigration are all a plus. Please email resume to Greg Siskind at gsiskind@visalaw.com. No calls please and no candidates from recruiters at this time.

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