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Article: I-130 Petitions For Alien Spouses, PERM Processing Times, H-1B Cap Numbers, And Prioritization Of H-1B Cap Case Adjudications by Alan Lee

Article: In Florida Latino Congressmen Back Scott Despite Harsh Anti-immigration Policy Stances by Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Releases E-Verify User Manual For Federal Contractors

News: EOIR Releases Recent Initiatives For EOIR's Legal Orientation And Pro Bono Program

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Focus: THE H-1B BOOK
THE H-1B BOOK is Edited by Karen Weinstock, and features contributions by Prakash Khatri, Courtney Black, Mikiel J. Davids, Melissa Downing, Rajeshri Patel, Ari J. Sauer, and Elissa Taub. The Table of Contents is as follows:
First Step: Interview The Client
Second Step: Send The Client Intake Forms And Related Information
Third Step: Credentials: Verify That The Worker Has A US Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent
Fourth Step: Determine The Prevailing Wage
Fifth Step: Prepare And File The Labor Condition Application (LCA)
Sixth Step: Prepare The I-129, Related Forms And Petition Letter
Seventh Step: Send All The Forms And Petition Letter To The Client For Review & Signature
Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS Service Center
Ninth Step: Troubleshooting
Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management
H-1B Degree Equivalency
Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency
Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition Or Application Is Pending
Dealing With Gaps In Employment
Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B
The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa
When Are H-1B Visas Cap Exempt?
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.

Headline: Whitman, Brown tangle on immigration, illegal maid
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Headline: The Truth About I-9 Compliance: it is important to be prepared in the event of an ICE worksite inspection and audit
Headline: The Consular Posts Book: this useful guide covers major consular posts, theory & practice. Get your copy at
Headline: Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer slams 'foreign interference' in immigration lawsuit
Headline: Feds Tight-Lipped on Results of Immigration Enforcement
Headline: Supreme Court to review 2007 Arizona Immigration Law: will the states be able to pass laws cracking down on immigration
Headline: 314 New Immigration Laws Passed This Year
Headline: Unlawful Denial of Records Blocks Public Understanding of Immigration Enforcement
Headline: Cornyn: Obama Broke Promise on Immigration
Headline: George Boley Seeks Release Pending Resumption Of His Trial Next February
Headline: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference: A great resource for HR managers, immigration counsel and employers

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Credential Evaluation And Translation
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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,, (303) 871-2560.

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ComingsNGoings: New Honor
The Migration Policy Institute's National Center on Immigrant Integration Policy is pleased to announce that the application period for the 2011 E Pluribus Unum Prizes is now open. The E Pluribus Unum Prizes national awards program provides four $50,000 prizes annually to exceptionally successful immigrant integration initiatives. The program highlights and rewards outstanding efforts that help immigrants and their children join the mainstream of US society or that bring immigrants and the native born together to build stronger, more cohesive communities. For more info, see

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X

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