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Immigration Daily December 7, 2010
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Comment: Letters This Week - This week we received letters from Roger Algase, Honza Prchal, Don Miller, Dave and Victoriya Eggen. You can read them and comment on them here, here and here. Alternatively you can email your letters to

Article: H-1B Cap Update: Fewer Than 15,000 H-1B Visas Remaining by Chris Musillo

Article: Reid Files Cloture Motion On DREAM by Greg Siskind

Article: Investing In The American Dream by Roberto G. Gonzales for Immigration Policy Center

News: Obama Issues FY 2011 Refugee Admissions Numbers

News: USCIS Updates H-1B Cap Count

Focus: The Immigration Compliance Book
The Immigration Compliance Book, Editors Angelo A. Paparelli, L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens, and Dan Siciliano features contributions from Jason Burritt, Francis E. Chin, Philip C. Curtis, Laura Danielson, John Fay, Bonnie K. Gibson, Richard Gump, Douglas D. Hauer, Susanne C. Heubel, Loan Huynh, Jay Jorgensen, Susan Kelly, Adam Ketcher, Cynthia Lange, Kevin Lashus, Robert F. Loughran, Kristin Major, Johanna Marmon, Cyrus D. Mehta, Maggie Murphy, Michael Patrick, Julie Pearl, Justin A. Rymer, Olivia M. Sanson, Lynn O. Tarran, Vinh C. Trieu, Steve Trow, Greg Wald, Matthew Warren and Michael J. Wildes. The Table of Contents is as follows:

  • Editors' Introduction
  • Understanding I-9 Concepts
  • I-9 Advanced Topics
  • Employer E-Verify Considerations
  • E-Verify Advanced Topics
  • DHS Enforcement Through ICE Raids and Audits
  • Specialty Topics
  • Resource Materials
For more info on this book and to order, see here (fax version, see here).

Headline: Reid files cloture as House, Senate poised to vote on DREAM Act
Headline: An immigration attorney responds to Senator Isakson's mean-spirited letter on DREAM Act
Headline: DREAM Act backs foreigners in USA. If everyone backs the dream act why hasn't it passed already?
Headline: GOP rises, will DREAM Act falter?
Headline: Churches push hard on last-minute immigration legislation
Headline: In third conference call in a week, WH pushes DREAM Act
Headline: Newt Gingrich, calling the DREAM Act "useful."
Headline: Governor pardons Jamaican immigrant facing deportation
Headline: Stanley backs military service for some undocumented immigrants
Headline: Mayor asks hunger striker dreamers to eat, but they refuse. Pass the dream act so they can eat.
Headline: DREAMing of green cards
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Headline: Tax Compliance for Immigrants and Employers: The Lawyer's Complete Guide. Don't wait! Get your copy today

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Houston, TX - FosterQuan, LLP, one of the nation's largest immigration law firms, seeks experienced Immigration Attorneys for its US and Outbound Immigration practice in our Austin, San Antonio and Houston offices. The Firm continues to expand with seven offices and thriving US, Outbound Immigration and Employer Sanctions practices. FosterQuan, LLP obtains appropriate short and long term work visas for US and third-country expatriates around the world. Qualified candidates must have 1-5 years of employment-based immigration experience and possess strong writing and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel. Foreign language fluency and study abroad is preferred. Individuals must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and have strong analytical and organizational skills. Please send resume and cover letter to Training is provided. Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Long-established, mid-sized, immigration practice has an immediate opening for an experienced family-based immigration paralegal. Location is downtown Manhattan, close to all public transportation. Firm is well-known for providing excellent customer service. Fluency in Spanish a must for this position. Send resumes with salary requirement to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC, a prominent business immigration law firm, has challenging, rewarding, and stable career opportunities for immigration professionals. Due to the sustained growth of our practice, we currently have multiple openings for experienced corporate immigration paralegals. Candidates should have 3 to 10+ years of business immigration experience (NIV and IV) with a top-tier immigration practice or in-house corporate immigration department and be able to work in a high-volume case-processing environment. Experience with corporate immigration compliance and/or global immigration matters is a plus. All positions involve extensive client contact and applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. An undergraduate degree is required. Goel & Anderson offers highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits (including fully paid PPO Health, Dental, and generous 401(k) match), and opportunities for sustained career growth. Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter to All submissions will be kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please.

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.

J1 Visa Program
Fast, easy application process; 48-hour processing; $995 processing fee. Welcome to HTP's world of international exchanges. We are a Department of State designated sponsor of the intern and trainee programs. We are the go-to sponsor for numerous immigration attorneys. Email, call 404.843.0688 or find us on the web at

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
December 8, Washington, DC - The Woodrow Wilson International Center For Scholars is proud to present "Mixed Signals at the Border: The Future of U.S.-Canada Preclearance Programs." Speakers include Kathryn Bryk Friedman, Paul Haddow, Kevin McAleenan, C. Stewart Verdery, Jr., Larry Ehl, Kirk Lanz, John Parisella, Christopher Whatley and Ron Rienas. For more information, see

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

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