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Comment: Latino Immigration Lawyer Defeats Anti-Immigrant Democrat - A Latino immigration lawyer, Republican Raul Labrador, defeated the anti-immigrant Democratic incumbent in Idaho's first congressional district. Immigration attorney Rep. Joseph Cao, Republican of New Orleans was defeated, thus keeping the number of immigration attorneys in the House of Representatives the same (at two, including the current House Immigration Sub-Committee Chair). The most prominent immigrant who won this November 2nd was Marco Rubio of Florida, whose parents became Americans thanks to the generous immigration provisions extended to Cuban nationals. We hope Senator-Elect Rubio will advocate the same generous immigration provisions for people of all nationalities - perhaps he will begin by sponsoring a Haitian Adjustment Act.

Article: Law School Rankings Just A Numbers Game by Ed Poll

Article: 17 Fatal Marketing Mistakes Lawyers Make by Trey Ryder

Article: Five Ideas That Might Appeal To Reasonable Republicans by Greg Siskind

Article: Latino Voters Supported Both Parties This Election by Matthew Kolken

News: CRS Report On Temporary Protected Status: Current Immigration Policy And Issues

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Headline: Canada's Immigration and Refugee Board rejects U.S. Army deserter http://ow.ly/359Fu
Headline: US Faces Criticisms of its Human Rights and submits a report that admitted to a "broken" immigration system http://ow.ly/358uB
Headline: The Nebraska Supreme Court won't weigh in on whether municipalities can enact immigration-related restrictions http://ow.ly/358dy
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Headline: Latino support for Democrats remains strong despite lack of immigration reform http://ow.ly/351av
Headline: California Democrat to Reintroduce Immigration Reform Bill in Republican House http://ow.ly/350On
Headline: Latinos Prevent Republicans From Seizing Control of Senate http://ow.ly/350Ex
Headline: Immigrant Bashing Goes Ethnic: not a white-only sport http://ow.ly/34FpZ
Headline: Removal Book: Learn abt removal proceedings, relief from removal, appeals & much more. For table of contents & get copy http://ow.ly/31GGx
Headline: Five Ways to Move Forward on Immigration http://ow.ly/34BrU
Headline: Increase seen in dropped deportation cases: but officials disagree on what is causing the increase. http://ow.ly/34yuB
Headline: AG wants immigrant's suit tossed: undocumented mom alleges agency and hospital conspired to take her newborn http://ow.ly/34xhL

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Los Angeles, CA - Downtown Los Angeles immigration firm seeks paralegal with 5+ years of experience in variety of immigration practice areas. Must be detail oriented and an excellent writer. Bachelor degree or paralegal certification preferred. Send letter of interest and resume to Candice@lskglaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA - Morgan Lewis, an international law firm with nearly 1,300 attorneys, seeks a highly qualified mid-level associate with law firm experience to join our Immigration Practice. The ideal candidate must have experience managing high volume business immigration work as well as expertise in dealing with various government agencies and consular posts to resolve complex immigration issues. With an eye toward providing exceptional client service, the candidate must also have experience in managing, training, and mentoring a team of case assistants and paralegals. The successful candidate must possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong organization, writing, and analytical skills and must possess a good sense of humor. We have a very friendly workplace and value collegiality, mutual respect, and diversity among our lawyers and seek to make the practice both professionally and personally rewarding. California bar membership is required. In addition to a competitive salary, qualified candidates are eligible for a signing bonus. At this time, Morgan Lewis is not accepting applications submitted by search firms. Qualified candidates only. All inquiries will be kept confidential. EEOE. To apply: Please submit your resume, law school transcripts, and writing sample using this online application system link.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC, a prominent business immigration law firm, has multiple openings for Assistant Immigration Paralegals at our offices in Reston, Virginia. These positions involve challenging and substantive legal work, with a primary focus on assisting the firm's attorneys and senior paralegals in preparing and filing temporary and permanent visa petitions and applications on behalf of professional workers. These positions require excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational and computer skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, demonstrated ability to produce an accurate work product within a fast paced environment, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and other duties as assigned. A bachelor's degree is required. Prior experience in business immigration casework is a plus. Goel & Anderson offers challenging, rewarding, and stable career opportunities with highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and opportunities for sustained career growth. Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter to careers@goellaw.com. All submissions will be kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan immigration law firm seeks bilingual paralegal (Spanish/English) on a part-time basis (3 days a week), with future potential for full-time, to prepare full-range of business/family immigration applications. Must have BA degree, excellent writing, verbal, case management & client relationship skills. Experience preferred. Competitive compensation package. Email resume and cover letter to Marcia N. Needleman at mneedleman@levittandneedleman.com.

Case Management Technology
Use technology to leverage your immigration practice with INSZoom's powerful immigration case management products, which include 800+ forms updated within 24 hours of release with no patches or required downloads. This online tool - accessible from anywhere and anytime - provides e-filing of 20+ essential forms and gives you access to client relationship management and practice management tools, group calendaring, emails, notes, reports, billing and invoicing modules, automatic email alerts and reminders, document storage and assembly, and many other immigration management tools. The online library of customizable questionnaires, letters & email templates, ability for clients to check case status online. Compliancy modules: I9, LCA, AR 11, PERM, optional services: credit card processing, Outlook & QuickBooks integration. An ISO 27001:2005 and 9001:2008 certified company, INSZoom has been providing leading edge technology solutions for all sizes, from solo practitioners to large immigration law firms worldwide, corporations, universities and non-profit organizations since 1999. The world's largest immigration software company, INSZoom delivers robust and flexible solutions customized to your practice's needs. Schedule a complimentary online demonstration by calling (925) 244-0600 or emailing info@INSZoom.com. Learn more about why INSZoom has a 99% customer retention rate at www.INSZoom.com.

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

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Amexica: War Along the Borderline By Ed Vulliamy, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 368 pp., Hardcover, ISBN: 0374104417, $17.82, http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0374104417/

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


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