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Immigration Daily April 20, 2011
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Comment: Letters To The Editor - Throughout the 10+ years of history of Immigration Daily, we have always welcomed letters from our readers. We have published the letters we received regardless of whether they were pro-immigration or anti-immigration, and regardless of whether they were praising or criticizing us. Some readers have expressed reservations about our recent format of publishing the letters, so we are trying a new experiment to address some of the concerns raised.
We invite all letter writers to simply email their letters to us at editor@ilw.com. We will post the letters as we receive them at a single place for the whole week called "Letters of the Week". We expect that this will make it easy for letter writers to have a conversation with other letter writers, and make it easy for readers to follow the conversation. If they so choose, letter writers can post directly to the "Letters of the Week" page by "posting a comment". We hope that this new "Letters of the Week" will make it easier of both letter writers and readers to engage in spirited and wide-ranging discussion on immigration related topics. You can make your letters as long as you would like, your letters will not be edited for length. Please see this week's Letters of the Week here and send us your comments/letters to editor@ilw.com.

Article: A Rising Tide Or A Shrinking Pie: The Economic Impact Of Legalization Versus Deportation In Arizona by Raul Hinojosa-Ojeda and Marshall Fitz for the Immigration Policy Center and Center For American Progress

Article: Did Rep. Matt Ramsey Lie About HB 87, Again? by Charles Kuck

Bloggings: Obama Strategy: Talk About Immigration, But Avoid Actually Doing Anything About It by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Obama's Meeting on Immigration Reveals He Has no Real Intention to Address Immigration Reform by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Pres. Obama Holds Immigration Meeting by Chris Musillo

Bloggings: Immigrants and the 2012 Election by Roger Algase

News: EOIR Announces Latest Disciplinary Actions

Focus: The Physician Workforce And Need/Opportunities for IMGs
Wednesday, April 20 is the deadline for the Thursday, April 21 phone session of "Physicians For Experts" with Robert Aronson (discussion leader), Ingrid Brey, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Jennifer Minear and Rita Sostrin. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Current & Future Shortages in Domestic Physician Workforce
  • Why is there a need for special provisions for IMGs?
  • Practice patterns of IMGs: Gap Filling Services
  • Future Possibilities for IMG practice
Wednesday, April 20 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201103.shtm. Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201103.pdf. Don't delay, sign up today.

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Headline: Paralleling Arizona and Georgia Harsh Immigration Laws and agricultural labor deficit http://ow.ly/4Em8a
Headline: Gov.Malloy asks US immigration officials to halt deportation of Mexican college student http://ow.ly/4El5m
Headline: McGuinty pushes immigration as federal election issue http://ow.ly/4El4p
Headline: Immigrant family with disabled child to stay in Canada http://ow.ly/4EkX2
Headline: Arizona sheriffs criticize White House immigration summit http://ow.ly/4EkFh
Headline: Feds seek dismissal of Brewer's immigration suit http://ow.ly/4EkD4
Headline: Obama plans to 'intensify' immigration debate http://ow.ly/4EkAZ
Headline: RT @joyciensd CIR probably doomed http://on.msnbc.com/fLlB
Headline: RT @wiskey1249 @barackObama to Meet With Bloomberg, Schwarzenegger on Immigration http://t.co/k9MCLed
Headline: RT @ctuckerAJC John Lewis, hero RT @politicalinsidr: John Lewis says GA's immigration measure resembles Jim Crow http://bit.ly/gudHHL
Headline: RT @fchamberlin How Immigration Activists Are Fighting Deportation Policy With Social Media http://on.mash.to/f9T6rc
Headline: RT @re_di_st 10:03am Dreamact Stalls in Senate - The Bay Citizen http://s.tt/12iGf
Headline: RT @latinorebels Obama Talks Up Immigration Reform; One He Has Not Pushed http://fb.me/XeAFhpdJ
Headline: inexpensive book about immigrants by an immigrant & how becoming an American has changed. get it now! The Immigrant's Way http://ow.ly/4vyov

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
St. Louis, MO - Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP seeks an experienced paralegal to work with our premier Immigration Law group in St. Louis. This is a full-time position (Monday through Friday). Applicants must have a college degree or the equivalent work experience; a minimum of 2 years relevant immigration paralegal experience; a deep experience in a full range of employment-based matters, including IV's, NIV's, PERM and EB-1; experience with NIW-medical and Conrad Amendments a plus. The ideal candidate will also have strong detail orientation skills, high degree of accuracy skills, organizational skills and strong verbal and written communication skills. Stinson Morrison Hecker LLP is one of the nation's largest law firms, with legal roots dating back more than a century. At Stinson Morrison Hecker, we offer a professional and friendly work environment with integrity as our guiding principle. Our benefits and compensation are comprehensive, progressive and market competitive in an effort to reward and retain our most important asset - our people. For more information and to apply, see here. EOE

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown Los Angeles, CA - Stone & Grzegorek LLP seeks an experienced immigration attorney. Are you interested in joining a dozen attorneys who are passionate about their evolving immigration law practice? Do you yearn for a positive work place that will support you in achieving excellence and putting forth your best work? You may be just the experienced attorney we are looking for to become a significant member of a growing, collegial law firm specializing in diverse practice areas. Give one of us a call, or send your letter and resume to: immigration@lskglaw.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - The Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), seeks an experienced attorney with demonstrated legal knowledge and experience involving verification of immigration and citizenship status and employment eligibility issues and interpretation of statutes and regulations that would enable the candidate to provide legal advice regarding the Agency.s E-Verify and SAVE programs, for the Commercial and Administrative Law Division (CALD). The attorney would report to the Deputy Chief of the Commercial and Administrative Law Division in Washington, D.C. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an accredited law school and be an active member of the bar (any jurisdiction). You must have three or more years of professional legal experience, acquired after being admitted to the bar, commensurate with the duties and responsibilities of the position. Experience interpreting statutes and regulations is required. Experience advising clients on privacy and disclosure issues and on programs similar to E-Verify and SAVE is highly desired. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2011-0004 at http://www.usajobs.com/. Submit cover letter, resume, and writing samples to: CALD.Res@dhs.gov. Must be received by close of business, Friday, April 29, 2011. Position is at the GS-0905-13/15 level.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Englewood, NJ - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, a prestigious immigration law firm, seeks experienced immigration paralegal to train for 3 to 6 months in its Midtown Manhattan offices before working permanently in its Englewood, NJ office to work on immigrant and non-immigrant matters. Applicant must possess 2+ years of work experience in the area of business immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing PERM applications, O-1, E, H-1B and L-1 visas, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to resume@wildesweinberg.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Downtown Chicago, IL - AzulaySeiden Law Group seeks an immigration attorney. To be considered, a candidate must have a minimum of 3 years experience practicing immigration law. The firm deals in all areas of immigration, including removal defense, business, family, appellate work and outbound immigration services. Experience in removal defense and fluency in a foreign language preferred. We seek a motivated, committed individual who wants a focused, contemporary environment that celebrates diversity. If you are a goal driven individual who would appreciate the opportunity to work in a leading US immigration law firm, you may be the right fit. We offer fair compensation based on experience and incoming business, along with a full benefits package and believe in promoting a healthy balance between work and personal life. Please send a resume, writing sample, law school transcript and any inquiries to ksilberberg@azulayseiden.com.

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Expert Witness Services
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC, April 26 - The Center for American Progress is pleased to present "Tony & Janina's American Wedding: A Reel Progress Screening". Featured speakers include Ruth Leitman and Douglas Rivlin. For more info or to RSVP, call (202)682-1611 or email Marlene Cooper Vasilic at events@americanprogress.org. See for more info http://www.americanprogress.org/events/2011/04/tonyjanina.html/rsvp.

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


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