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Immigration Daily February 16, 2011
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Article: Keeping Track: Select Issues In Employer Sanctions And Immigration Compliance by Gary Endelman and Cyrus Mehta

Bloggings: Luong Ung - Immigrant Of The Day - Human Rights Activist by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: 1 US Immigration Agent Dead, 1 Injured in Mexico by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Think You Can Do Better Than USCIS Let Them Know! by Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Publishes February 2011 Newsletter

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The Lawyer's Complete Guide
Our new book on tax compliance for immigrants and employers authored by noted authority Paula Singer is shipping now. The outline is as follows:

  • International Aspects of Individual U.S. Tax Returns
  • A Guide for Filing IRS Forms 1042 and 1042-S
  • U.S. Taxation of H-1B Specialty Workers
  • U.S. Taxation of B-1 Business Visitors
  • U.S. Taxation of Foreign Students
  • L-1 Intracompany Transferees on U.S. Assignment
  • What You Need to Know About Exchange Visitors
  • J-1 Nonstudent Exchange Visitors Performing U.S. Services
  • Tax Treaty Benefits for Foreign Nationals Performing U.S. Services
  • Appendix includes Treaties/Agreements and Sample Letters
  • CD-ROM includes 50+ IRS Forms, 16 IRS Publications, useful web links
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Headline: RT @visabureau Government presents new multicultural Australia immigration policy
Headline: RT @amginatta Why are immigration detainees less worthy of protection from sexual abuse?
Headline: RT @ErwindeLeon They have "the olive complexion"
Headline: RT @WeirdNewsReport: Mrs Obama asks Latinos to push GOP for amnesty.
Headline: State Senate Committee To Argue Immigration Bills
Headline: Possible threat in Annapolis during hearings leads to increased security
Headline: Top immigration officials to speak in Phoenix
Headline: Colo. GOP argues for 2 illegal immigration bills
Headline: 'Voluntary' immigration program not so voluntary
Headline: Cost to Taxpayers Questioned in Immigration Law Debate
Headline: Killing of US agent in Mexico could raise pressure on Mexico
Headline: Utah immigration bill seeks middle ground in debate
Headline: The Consular Posts Book: this useful guide covers major consular posts, theory & practice. Get your copy at
Headline: want to know more about EVerify And I9s ? Sign up for our seminar here!
Headline: RT @am930koga CO Lawmakers Kill AZ-Style Immigration Bill
Headline: RT @justamexican Arpaio continues immigration publicity stunts. U.S. Dep of Justice investigate his civil right abuses
Headline: RT @WatteauReport: Will the GOP embrace immigration reform or continue to ostracize key voters?
Headline: Sheriff Joe Arpaio Weighs Arizona Senate 2012 Run.
Headline: Arizona vigilante found guilty of murdering Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter
Headline: Haley Barbour Denies Supporting "Amnesty," But Not His Lobbying Work For Mexico On Immigration.
Headline: For Out Gay Indonesian Native, Deportation Is Delayed. immigration
Headline: 1st Lady blames lack of CIR on reps. lets not forget all the dreamers being deported. Obama can do something bout that.
Headline: bill would require that hospitals check whether a patient is in the country illegally.
Headline: Bill targeting employers who hire undocumented workers advances
Headline: Compromise bill on immigrant licenses stalls
Headline: Legislation would equalize tuition rates regardless of student's immigration status
Headline: Jessica Garcia has lived in Oregon since she was a year old but still receives no help for school.
Headline: Sisters Fear Deportation Decision Could Split Family

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Dallas, TX - Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL), a global corporate immigration law firm with various offices in the United States is seeking experienced attorneys with a minimum of three to eight years practicing business immigration law, for our Dallas office. Our attorneys work in a fast-paced, high volume practice and utilize carefully developed procedures, advanced practice tools, and a state-of-the-art case management system. Experience in a range of business immigration matters, the ability to provide exceptional client service, experience managing teams of legal assistants, and superb analytical, organizational and case management skills required. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated success as a principle manager of a large client, have supervised other attorneys and taken full responsibility/accountability for team performance and results, have demonstrated experience in training and developing attorneys and paralegals as well as have excellent communication and leadership skills. We strive for excellence in legal practice in a collegial environment, promoting cooperation and learning from each other. We offer competitive salary and benefits. Please submit your resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirement via email with the subject Attorney Candidate-(Dallas) to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
San Francisco, CA - The Morgan Lewis Resources Immigration Group seeks an Immigration Senior Paralegal to assist with a wide variety of immigration matters. This position works under the direct supervision of the Attorney, Case Manager, Senior Case Manager and Regional Paralegal Manager; possesses substantive knowledge and exhibits basic strategic thinking and initiative with respect to case and project management; demonstrates increased confidence and expertise; communicates to supervisors fully and in a timely manner status of task completion and new developments; applies good skills of legal research, writing and analysis; and generally manages the caseload and status expirations for clients. Specifically, the responsibilities include providing high level client support as well as the preparation of H-1B, TN, L-1, E-1/E-2, petitions and applications, labor certification applications and Adjustment of Status/Consular Processing applications. A minimum of 2 years business immigration experience and a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required. Morgan Lewis values collegiality and diversity among our employees. We offer a professional work environment and a compensation package that includes a competitive salary and benefits. We are not accepting applications from agencies. Please apply online by clicking

Immigrant Tax Services
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