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Immigration Daily February 1, 2011
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Article: The State Of The Current Law (A Bloody Mess) by Anthony Guidice

Article: On The Frontier With Radar Technology by Jim Dunnigan

Article: A Feast of I-9 Compliance: Government Agencies Discuss Worksite Enforcement Strategies and Priorities by Wendy Padilla-Madden

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

Focus: EB5 For Experts: Valuation And Risk
Wednesday, February 2 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, February 3 phone session of "EB5 For Experts" with Michael Gibson, Robert C. Divine, Robert Gaffney, J. Bennett Grocock, Michael G. Homeier, Elizabeth Hurst, John Patrick Pratt and Sarah von Helfenstein. The curriculum is as follows:

What factors improve the chance of success in an EB-5 investment, the roles of capital, debt and equity, cash flow and what other factors are critical to making an informed decision in assessing the strength and weakness of the offering.

  • Standards of value define, compare, contrast, and discuss importance.
  • Valuation process and how it differs for business val, M&A, and audit work.
  • The critical nature of the management interview in performing good valuations and making good investment decisions in non-public companies.
  • Further "privately-held v. publicly-held company" valuation issues.
  • Risk and return (Sources for each and the need to remember both risk and return when valuing companies; Qualitative assessments; Quantitative methods; Company-specific risk, its nature, sources, and effects on value [Company size; Role of management, competition, the market])
  • Capital structure and its effects on value.
  • How international investors price/perceive value of U.S. companies v. how U.S. investors price/perceive value of the same U.S. companies.
Wednesday, February 2 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up today.

Headline: Education Getting A Second Chance: Will The Dreamact Be Revived
Headline: Immigration Scammers Charged Fees For No Services, FTC Says
Headline: CLE seminar on Pre-Recruitment Issues. Sign up today for PERM For Experts. Deadline is TODAY 2/1
Headline: Telemarketers Allegedly Posed as U.S. Immigration Officials
Headline: George W. Bush Frets About New 'Nativism'
Headline: Illegal-immigration enforcement program takes a toll on U.S. Hispanic populations, report says
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Lees Summit, MO - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Office of the Chief Counsel, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), seeks an experienced attorney with demonstrated experience in the Freedom of Information Act, Privacy Act, and other laws related to federal records. The selectee will work at USCIS. National Records Center (NRC) located in Lees Summit, MO. The selectee for this vacancy will serve as a senior attorney providing advice to the Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division, the Chief Counsel, and USCIS officials located at the NRC on issues related to federal disclosure laws and other forms of general administrative law in support of USCIS. mission. The attorney would report to the Deputy Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division in Washington, D.C. The attorney must have five or more years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2011-0001 at Submit cover letter, resume, and writing sample (max. 10 pps.) to: Must be received by close of business, Tuesday, February 15, 2011. Position is at the GS-12/GS-13/14/15 level.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - Immigration law firm in the K Street area of Downtown Washington seeks associate attorney. Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience in business/family immigration law, with an emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings. Interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). Successful applicants will have broad knowledge of immigration law and procedures; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume; highly organized and strong communicators. Please email resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirements, in confidence, to No calls please. EOE.

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

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

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ComingsNGoings: New Partner
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP is pleased to announce Alexandra LaCombe as new Partner in the Troy, MI office. Alexandra's practice includes both individual and corporate client matters in the automotive and technology industries, among others, as well as representation of internationally recognized universities and research institutions. Fragomen is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider, with over 250 immigration attorneys and more than 800 professionals and support staff located in 35 offices in 15 countries.

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

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