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Immigration Daily January 4, 2011
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Comment: Many Items - This issue of Immigration Daily carries the latest entries by our bloggers Joel Stewart, Greg Siskind and Chris Musillo. We also have news from USCIS, DOS and DOJ, in addition to help wanted ads and a comingsNgoings announcement.
Erratum: In yesterday's issue of Immigration Daily, the article
"Rethinking Employment-Based Immigration: Stop the GOP's Slide toward Socialism" written by Angelo Paparelli was mistakenly linked to another article, this has now been corrected.

Bloggings: PERM: FAQ Clarifies 10 Days Posting Requirement by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: Anti-Immigration Center For Immigration Studies Suggests Willingness To Compromise On Dream Act by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: H-1B Cap To Be Reached by Chris Musillo

News: USCIS Announces Implementation Of Help HAITI Act Of 2010

News: USCIS Releases Interim Memo For Comment On Implementation Of The Help HAITI Act Of 2010

News: DOS Announces Redesigned Birth Abroad Certificate

News: DOJ Office Of Immigration Litigation Bulletin: August 2010

The outline of THE PERM BOOK, 2nd Edition is as follows:
A.  PERM Regulation
B.  Articles by PERM Writers
C.  Editor's Comments to the PERM Rule
A.  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by Lawrence Rudnick
B.  Summary of DOL PERM Stakeholders Meetings by Lorna Rogers Burgess
C.  Frequently Asked Questions
A.  The New 9089 PERM Form by Linda Rose
B.  What DOL told OMB about PERM by Jay Solomon
C.  New ETA Form 9089 and Instructions, Application for Permanent
     Employment Certification
D.  Old ETA Form 9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification
E.  Old ETA Form 9089, Instructions
F.  Old ETA Form 9089 Electronic Filing Instructions
G.  ETA Form 750A
H.  ETA Form 750B
I.    ETA Form 750 A and B, Instructions
J.   ETA Form 9127, Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Quarterly Activity Report
A.  Overview of PERM Cases
B.  Overall PERM Flow Chart
C.  Employer Checklist
D.  Alien Checklist
E.  Job Offer Checklist
F.  Attorney/Agent Checklist
G.  Prevailing Wage Preparation Checklist
H.  Prevailing Wage Quick Guide
I.   Recruitment Checklist
J.  Express SVP Checklist
K.  PERM Audit Checklist: 10 Important Points
L.  Real and Virtual PERM Addresses
M.  What do PERM and H-1B Visas Have in Common?
N.  Attorney Competency Self-Test
O.  Sample PERM Cases
PART V. BALCA HANDBOOK A.  Introduction to BALCA by Joel Stewart
B.  BALCA PERM Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart
C.  BALCA En Banc Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart
D.  BALCA Hearing Procedures
A.  Introduction to Federal Court Litigation by Sam Udani
B.  Exhaustion of Administrative Review by Michael E. Piston
C.  Federal Court Litigation-PERM by David B. Pakula
D.  Sample Pleading by Michael E. Piston
A.  Prevailing Wage Survey & Overview by Jane Goldblum
B.  Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 1 by Jane Goldblum
C.  Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 2 by Jane Goldblum
D.  656.40 Perm Reg. Determination of PW
E.  656.41 Perm Reg. Certifying Officer Review of PW
F.  Prevailing Wage FAQ
G.  Appendix A By Alphabetical Order
H.  Appendix A By SOC Classification Order
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Headline: Taking away immigrant students' chance to 'Dream' - DREAMAct Maryland instatetuition
Headline: When Reason Fades: From Undocumented Immigration to Jeffrey Sachs
Headline: NYTimes Immigration Explorer with interactive map
Headline: ICE to increase deportations in 2011 Obama believes in enforcement first - just like GOP does! stopICE

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Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Toronto, ON - Immigration law firm seeks global immigration specialists (lawyers or paralegals with global file management experience) for Toronto-based global practice focused exclusively on corporate clients. The successful candidate will demonstrate complex problem-solving capabilities, attention to detail and superior communication skills. S/he must be comfortable managing a reasonable caseload in a fast-paced and collegial team. Fluency in multiple languages an asset. Please submit your resume via email to or by fax to 416-943-0289.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Fragomen is looking for an attorney with 1+ years of experience in business immigration with an emphasis on the preparation, review and analysis of nonimmigrant L-1 and H-1B petitions and applications; knowledge of immigration law and procedure; excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Qualified candidates will be highly organized, have a strong work ethic and have meticulous attention to detail. Associate will work with large, global, corporate accounts and have a great deal of direct client contact. Highly competitive salary and benefits. Please email cover letter, resume, and writing sample (Word or Adobe formats only), in confidence, to Robert F. McCafferty, Human Resources/Office Manager, Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, at Or fax same to 202-371-2898. EOE.

Case Management Technology
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Credential Evaluation And Translation
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event Washington, DC, December 13 The Migration Policy Institute is pleased to present 'Does Low-Skilled Immigration Hurt the US Economy? Assessing the Evidence'. Speakers include Harry Holzer, Doris Meissner, Demetrios G. Papademetriou, Darrell M. West and Michael Fix. To RSVP, see

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

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