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Article: The Case For A New Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa by Stuart Anderson

Article: The Fight Book: Chapter I-H1B: Unfounded Revocations by Rami Fakhoury

Article: Military Head Favors DREAM Act by Greg Siskind

Article: Chicago Soldier Seeks Humanitarian Visa for Wife by Matthew Kolken

News: DOS Issues New Visa Procedures In Mexico

News: CBO Issues Report For DREAM Act of 2010 (H.R. 6497)

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:
I. and II. FOREWORD and INTRODUCTION
III. H-1B STEP BY STEP
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
IV. ADVANCED H-1B ISSUES
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?
V. and VI. ESSENTIAL MEMORANDA and CD-ROM RESOURCE MATERIALS
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.

Headline: We Cannot Afford NOT to Pass the DREAM Act: A Plea from Immigration Scholars http://ow.ly/3m6wy
Headline: Honey, We Have Something to Tell You -You Are Undocumented http://ow.ly/3m6po
Headline: Democrats fight to save DREAM Act immigration bill http://ow.ly/3m6hN
Headline: Obama administration, Dems urge passage of DREAM Act http://ow.ly/3m0f8
Headline: D-Day for DREAM Act: Immigration Bill Poised for House, Senate Votes http://ow.ly/3m08k
Headline: Whole ACT-INA, 20/22/28 CFR and Citations: the most respected reference immigration materials by PJ Patel available at http://ow.ly/3icRS
Headline: Action Alert: Flood the facebook page of Rep. Higgins. Urge him to vote YES for the DREAM Act! http://ow.ly/3lxJ8
Headline: I-140 Book: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see http://ow.ly/3iduO
Headline: CLE seminar: Employer Compliance for Experts: External Audit http://ow.ly/3ierK

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Maggio + Kattar, a nationally recognized, DC-based immigration law firm seeks an experienced business immigration paralegal. PERM and NIV experience required. Challenging work dealing with international clientele with career advancement possibilities. Excellent work environment, competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume + references to: jobs@maggio-kattar.com or fax (202) 483-6801, Attn: Amal Talhame. No calls.

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 careers@fosterquan.com. 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: gmhewitt@ppid.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.

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, sgabbay@du.edu, (303) 871-2560. www.Muslimworldexpert.com.

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