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Immigration Daily March 30, 2011
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Article: Consular Corner March 2011 by Liam Schwartz

Article: Modern Immigration History For Congressman Cantor by Harry DeMell

Bloggings: Immigrant Of The Day: Dinaw Mengestu - Author And Winner Of Vilcek Prize by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: "Deported" U.S. Citizen Girl Reunited with her Family by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: India EB-2 Should Leap Forward by Chris Musillo

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: Obama says he can't order halt to deportations but vows to push for legislative changes
Headline: Iowa CCI: Joins national campaign urging Obama to deliver relief to immigrant communities
Headline: America Ferrera talks about playing an undocumented immigrant on 'The Good Wife'
Headline: RT @leilin I Have a DREAM (Act): College Tuition Fundraiser at @scienceclub tonight 5:30-7:30 PM.
Headline: RT @immigrantSource Immigration Officials Try to Clarify Position on Gay Marriage -
Headline: RT @breakthrough ICE flip-flops over policy on married gay immigrants
Headline: Obama's challenge: Convince Latinos he's more than the anti-GOP vote
Headline: In-state tuition for Md. immigrants on table
Headline: Immigration bill a work in progress
Headline: Immigration bills: State legislation running into trouble
Headline: Federal immigration crackdown may cost California nursery
Headline: Girl, 4, reunited with family after possible communications mix-up
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Headline: RT @DreamAct: We are not stoked on Obama right now. Read @MGM1987 summarize last night:
Headline: RT @politico @BarackObama still hopeful on immigration
Headline: RT @aldianews "Many of our advances have been made by young men and women willing to fight", Obama on the DREAM-Act
Headline: RT @YTFG an interesting analysis of State-by-State Push for a Dream Act
Headline: RT @Peta_de_Aztlan: State lawmakers push DREAM Act for NYC
Headline: RT @nativismwatch: Documentary of SB1070 goes live... A Look Inside SB1070

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Washington, DC - The Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security, is seeking experienced attorneys with 3+ years demonstrated experience in immigration law for the Adjudications Law Division (ALD) in Washington, D.C. The attorneys will serve as advisors to the Chief of the ALD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS and other Departmental components on issues relating to U.S. immigration laws and adjudications. The successful candidate will handle ALD legal issues which include but are not limited to employment-based immigrant and nonimmigrant visa petitions; adjustment of status; naturalization and citizenship; parole; employment authorization; and alien registration. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school, be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction), and have 3+ years of post-J.D. experience in immigration law, with substantial time handling adjustment of status and/or nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2011-0003 at Submit cover letter, resume, and two writing samples to: Must be received by close of business, Friday, April 15, 2011. Position is at the GS-0905-13/15 level.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan immigration law firm seeks paralegal on a part-time basis (3 days a week), with future potential for full-time, to prepare full-range of business immigration applications. Must have BA degree with 1-2 years of business immigration experience. Competitive compensation package. Email resume and cover letter to

Expert Witness Services
Muslim World Expert Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, offers expert testimony in immigration cases from Muslim countries/societies, including the former USSR. Dr. Gabbay prepared reports and testified in 250+ Immigration cases nationwide (asylum, cancellation of removal, asylum interviews, hardship waivers) with a 93% success rate. Examples of what Immigration lawyers say: ... "He is a consummate scholar and passionate about his subject ... He makes a wonderful witness... He is riveting on the witness stand, helping us win nearly unwinnable cases with aplomb. He has won the praise of numerous Immigration Judges." (Svetlana Schreiber, Esq.) ... "He provided the testimony we needed in numerous asylum cases ... in virtually all of those cases, but for the expert witness testimony, I doubt the cases would have been approved, I recommend Professor Gabbay to anyone with issues involving Islamic society and culture." (Stephen Berman, Esq.) ... "His testimonies, whether written or oral, are credible, persuasive, and non-refutable. I have never lost a single case which had Dr. Gabbay on as an expert witness." (Ally Bolour, Esq.). Contact Professor Gabbay with any questions. He can also recomend country experts outside his specialty. Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver,, (303) 871-2560.

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