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Focus: Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference
The Employer's Immigration Compliance Desk Reference by Gregory H. Siskind is co-published by ILW.COM and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), the partial Table of Contents is as follows:
For more info on this book, see here (fax version, see here).
- Part I: Complying With Immigration Laws: Form I-9 General Concepts; Completing the I-9 Form; Reverification; Recordkeeping; Electronic I-9 Systems; Knowledge of Unlawful Immigration Status; Unfair Immigration Practices; Penalties and Other Risks; IRCA Compliance Tips; Conducting an I-9 Self-Audit; E-Verify, IMAGE, and SSNVS; Social Security No-Match Letters; Mergers and Acquisitions; State Employer Immigration Laws ? Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia
- Part II: An Overview of the U.S. Immigration System: Nonimmigrant Visas, Immigrant Visas (the "Green Card"), Asylees and Refugees
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Headline: Ind. Immigration Bill Draws Protest http://ow.ly/4fDnF
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Headline: Peck's Remarks on Immigrants and Feral Hogs Offensive to Kansas -- Offensive to America http://ow.ly/4fDgy
Headline: The Employer's Immigration Compliance Book will help guide employers thru dese turbulent immigration waters. http://ow.ly/45WVe
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Matawan, NJ - Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP seeks an immigration paralegal. Fragomen is recognized as the world's leading global immigration services provider, with more than 1,000 immigration professionals throughout over 30 strategically located offices across 15 countries. We provide comprehensive immigration services for short and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers. Working in a collegial team-oriented environment our paralegals perform challenging and substantive legal work. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of business immigration experience, including non immigrant and immigrant visa matters. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment. A Bachelors degree is required. Fragomen offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please submit a cover letter and resume to NewJerseycareers@Fragomen.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening for an immigration paralegal with 1-2 years of experience to handle a variety of
employment based immigration matters for hospitals and research organizations from its New York City office. You will work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, managers, and other professionals to determine their skills and background, draft documents to establish their eligibility for immigration benefits, and help guide them through the immigration process. If you are interested in international/intercultural issues; are a good writer; are able to understand complicated rules and procedures; and have a Bachelor's degree with excellent academic credentials along with 1-2 years of immigration experience, please email your resume and a brief writing sample to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about the firm can be found at our website.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Studio City, CA - The Law Offices of Jessica Dominguez has an immediate opportunity for an immigration attorney with 2+ years experience to work on a wide range of cases in a diverse, full-service immigration law practice. Attorney Must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Must have experience in handling NIV visas and consular practice, PERM, Family-based IV, and Naturalization. Attorney will represent clients in Removal Proceedings, as well as BIA and Circuit Court Appeals, and Federal Litigation. Excellent research/writing and outstanding communication skills needed. Attorney will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence. Candidate must be able to thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, where deadlines are critical. We have a great office environment and wonderful clients. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jessica Dominguez at email@example.com. All replies will be treated in the strictest confidence and references will not be contacted without prior approval.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Dallas, TX - Berry Appleman & Leiden LLP (BAL), a global corporate immigration law firm with various offices in the United States, seeks 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Cleveland, OH - Margaret Wong and Associates, LLP seeks paralegal for immediate hire. Applicant must possess work experience in the area of family and removal immigration as well as strong writing and communication skills. Send resume + cover letter to: email@example.com. All resumes will be treated in confidence.
Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cleveland, OH - Margaret Wong and Associates, LLP seeks to hire experienced family and removal immigration attorney immediately. Candidate must be an excellent researcher, communicater, and writer. Excellent advancement opportunities offered, including partnership track. Send resume + cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. All resumes will be treated in confidence.
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