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Article: FY-2011 H-1B Cap Numbers Just About Gone; USCIS Proposes Employer Registration Program For H-1B Cap Cases by Alan Lee, Esq.

Article: EB2 India - How long?? by Jay I. Solomon

Bloggings: GAO Report Discusses State Of E-Verify by Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

News: CRS Report On Immigration Consequences of Criminal Activity

Focus: Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine
Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a different approach. It is also useful to newer practitioners and paralegals in view of its easy to understand and practical style. For more info, see here. To order by fax, see here.

Headline: Luis Posada Carriles trial: Immigration papers raised red flags http://ow.ly/3He50
Headline: Harry Reid Holds Out Hope for Immigration Reform. CIR http://ow.ly/3He3K
Headline: Immigration Proposals Aim At undocumented Workers, In-state Tuition Law http://ow.ly/3He2c
Headline: Could VA soon have an immigration law like AZ? http://ow.ly/3He0L
Headline: ICE Deports Former Soldier Accused Of Human Rights Violations. http://ow.ly/3HdR8
Headline: RT @boribella Obama adm to establish audit office to check companies' hiring of undocumeted workers http://ow.ly/3HbLH immigration p2
Headline: RT @ImmPolicyCenter What You Need to Know If Your State is Considering Arizona SB1070-Type Legislation http://bit.ly/hq4lUi immigration
Headline: RT @Taniaaaaa Deported DREAMer Saad Nabeel Finds Hostility &Threats In Native Country B/C He Only Knows English http://j.mp/fqgJhG Dreamact
Headline: RT @ImmigrationPost States Assert New Activist Immigration Role in Altered Political Landscape http://ow.ly/3GGDK
Headline: RT @cyrusmehta Drawing Imaginary Lines In The Constitution: Immigrants And the Economics of Citizenship, http://huff.to/eCBWsQ
Headline: State Senators Discuss Immigration At Warner Robins Meeting http://ow.ly/3HcnW
Headline: Snyder: Welcome highly educated #immigrants to boost economy http://ow.ly/3Hce9
Headline: Advocates spur immigrationbill revision http://ow.ly/3HbpS
Headline: Immigration-crackdownbill introduced in Colorado Senate http://ow.ly/3Hb1U
Headline: State is now part of immigrant fingerprinting program http://ow.ly/3HaPV
Headline: Crackdown on IllegalWorkers Grows http://ow.ly/3HaJV
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Headline: ACIP compares employment-based immigration provisions in four major reform proposals in 111th Congress http://ow.ly/3GI2Q
Headline: Jeb Bush and Latino Outreach http://ow.ly/3GGWF

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo,P.C. seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visas and PERM application; file business and employment-related immigration documentation under supervision of attorneys; extensive communication with clients and government agencies; assist on special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and 3+ years business immigration experience required; excellent customer service skills; strong communication skills; must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills; multi-task and work independently; strong sense of accountability and ownership of projects; ability to prioritize workload effectively; flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Please send resume to mlhr@mintz.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan Immigration Law Firm seeks experienced paralegal. Must have 2+ years of experience with non-immigrant visas (primarily O & P, H/L/E visas) as well as other business immigration matters. Please e-mail resume, references and writing sample to:jgabel@law-immigration.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Boston, MA - Multiple positions (junior and senior) will participate in all aspects of the Seyfarth Shaw LLP Boston office national Business Immigration practice, including assisting in the management of client relationships, preparing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, case preparation, and serving as primary contact to numerous prominent clients. Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major academic and medical institutions, and performing artists. Applicants must be able to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, and communicate effectively with clients and governmental agencies. Qualified applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree and between 2 to 5 years of business immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Resumes can be sent to mbyam@seyfarth.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Boutique immigration law firm in downtown Washington, DC seeks experienced associate attorney. Ideal candidate will have excellent research, writing skills and client relation skills. Must have demonstrated experience in all business and family immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and significant Immigration Court experience. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. Collegial atmosphere. No billable hours. Competitive salary and benefits. Resumes, refs and writing samples to paulhaar@paulhaarlaw.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.

Immigrant Tax Services
Are you worried that your clients' tax returns might hurt their adjustment, cancellation or consular processing case? Did you know that clients making less than $46,000 qualify to obtain retroactive refunds after they obtain Social Security Numbers via any immigration process? Did you know that taxpayers can claim an exemption for dependents residing in Mexico or Canada? Sam Rock, principal of the Rock Law Group, specializes in taxes for immigrants. He is an immigration lawyer, national speaker and has published several AILA articles on the intersection of immigration and income tax law. Contributor to tax section, Kurzban's Immigration Law Sourcebook, 2010-11. With 10 years experience preparing tax returns for immigrants, we can help you understand your client's eligibility to file as head of household and make dependent claims. Get your legal fees paid from your clients' unclaimed tax refunds. Rush service in 48 hours. Educating Haitian nationals about retroactive tax credits available to Haitian recipients of TPS. Services: original 1040s, amended returns, expert letters, testimony, resolution of IRS tax debt, audits/exam from all states and U.S. taxpayers living abroad. Competitive fees. Get tax knowledge on your side. Contact: sam@rocklawgroup.com, 866-243-8178, www.rocklawgroup.com This is an advertisement by an attorney.

Case Management Technology
Which company do Fortune 500 Companies, top immigration firms, non-profits, one of the world's largest retailers and 2.4 million+ foreign nationals choose for their comprehensive immigration management needs? They choose EDGE, by LawLogix. LawLogix boasts unparalleled immigration experienced customer support to ensure we not only answer your call, but we answer your question! Offering a full range of options for transferring your current client files, LawLogix enables your firm to easily adopt EDGE with no downtime. LawLogix EDGE is the #1 integrated immigration forms, billing and case management system with online access for clients. EDGE provides around the clock access for your clients to check the status of their case, fill out intake questionnaires, review and print forms, and communicate with you securely. The online client access reduces the number of case status inquiry calls, and allows you and your staff to work more effectively. EDGE provides exceptional reporting capabilities. Quickly and easily configure any reminder, case status, consultations, milestone report with 1 click while making your job easier and more enjoyable. Visit us at www.lawlogix.com, email sales@lawlogix.com, or call today 877-725-4355 ext. 2 to request your Private VIP demo.

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February 1, Cambridge, MA - The Myron Weiner Seminar Series On International Migration is pleased to present 'Creative State: Forty Years Of Migration And Development Policy In Morocco And Mexico'. Speakers include Natasha Iskander. For more info and to RSVP, see http://dusp.mit.edu/p.lasso?t=7:3:0&cal_date=20110201&event=13566692.

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


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