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Immigration Daily May 6, 2011
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Comment: Ten Out Of Ten - Online voting for the 2011 Elections for the AILA Board of Governors will start today, May 6th. All ten candidates who are running for the seven open Director positions have sent in their campaign statements to us. The main page for the 2011 Elections (for AILA members only) is here. The candidate statements are here: Dagmar Butte, Marcine Seid, Jennifer Minear, Diane M. Butler, Janet L. Henner, Josie Gonzalez. Anthony Drago, Jr., Robert L. "Rusty" DeMoss II, Harry DeMell, and Allen Orr.

Article: To Copy Or Not To Copy: Is That The Question? by Gary Endelman

Article: Rainmaking: The Hammer To Break The Glass Ceiling For Women Lawyers by Larry Bodine

Bloggings: Attorney General Stops Deportation Of Gay Partner In Same-Sex Civil Union by Matthew Kolken

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

Focus: All New 2011-2012 Editions - The Best Indexed ACT, CFRs
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Headline: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see
Headline: RT @DreamAct: New post: Arianna from Chicago talks about the Illinois DREAM Act
Headline: Disappearing Parents: Report Details Separation of Parents & Children Resulting from Immigration Enforcement
Headline: RT @karendolan: RT @jwjnational: Congressional Hispanic Caucus calls for Moratorium on Secure Communities
Headline: RT @lauraknoerr: Gary Becker on Immigration and Other Economist Perspectives
Headline: RT @immpolitic: Hispanic pressure helped weaken FL immigration bill
Headline: RT @immpolicycenter: State Lawmakers Continue to Push Immigration Enforcement Measures, Despite Warnings
Headline: AG Holder Does End Run Around DOMA in Immigration Case
Headline: RT @mysa: Obama to speak on immigration policy in Texas
Headline: RT @new_right: An immigration policy would favor high-human-capital populations as being more likely to enrich the USA
Headline: RT @jacksonsecrets: Immigration Utah Laws Seek to Fill Federal Void on Immigration
Headline: Napolitano Proposes New Immigration Index that would measure Southwest border security
Headline: San Francisco County jail won't hold inmates for ICE: releasing undocumented immigrants arrested for low-level crimes
Headline: Josh and Henry's Fate? A married gay couple is set to appear for deportation hearing
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Midtown Manhattan, NY - Satterlee Stephens Burke & Burke LLP seeks a business immigration paralegal who has 2+ years of experience handling NIV and IV matters and who is well-organized and detail-oriented. Please send resume and writing example to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Pasadena, CA - Reeves & Associates, PLC seeks an Immigration Attorney with 2-10 years experience in family, deport and appellate practice for its Pasadena office. Employment based experience helpful. Ideal candidate should have exceptional writing ability, case management skills and ability to supervise support staff. R&A has been practicing immigration law exclusively for more than 30 years and has 60 plus employees in 4 offices. R&A is one of the leading immigration law firms in the United States. This is an excellent career opportunity for a qualified candidate who is licensed to practice law in California. R&A offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package which includes a medical, dental and vision plan, 17 days vacation (PTO) in the 1st year, 401(k) with matching dollars, long term disability, CLE expenses, commissions plus a yearly bonus all in a collegial environment. All applications are confidential. Please submit your resume with cover letter and salary history to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Alan Lee, Esq. seeks a smart, ambitious, hard-working and responsible attorney as sole associate. Must write well, be detailed, prepared, & have experience in various aspects of immigration law including labor certifications and H-1Bs. Must also handle appearances at CIS & immigration courts including some in other states. Strong interpersonal & communication skills required. Good opportunities down the road. E-mail resume to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Toronto/Vancouver/Calgary, Canada - Egan LLP seeks two experienced US business immigration attorneys to join our growing US immigration team at our offices in Toronto, Vancouver or Calgary. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the immigration needs for multiple clients, including the delivery of both immigration compliance and advisory services. You will be expected to manage relationships with key decision-makers at mid- to large-size multinational organizations and ensure that your team of attorneys and/or paralegals meets client demands. You must possess 2 - 5 years of US business immigration experience (including experience with PERM, H, L, E, O, I-140 and AOS work) and be a member in good standing of a US state bar. Strong managerial, organizational and communication skills are required. These positions offer excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidates. Egan LLP, which is allied with Ernst & Young LLP, the Canadian member firm of the global Ernst & Young network, assists organizations address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. We offer a variety of US business immigration services including PERM, IV, NIV and related advisory services to our diverse multinational clientele. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Downtown Chicago, IL - VisaNow seeks Global Mobility/Visa Specialist. As the Global Mobility/Visa Specialist, you will be responsible for managing global legal immigration cases and client relationships, including serving as the primary liaison between clients, foreign processing counsel and international partners, and increasing the network of foreign counsel and other visa processing relationships. In this position, you will be responsible for helping to develop and grow our relatively new Global Immigration department. Candidate qualifications include a Bachelors' degree with 7+ years of experience consulting and advising clients on global immigration and visa cases and strategies. Must have experience working with international clients and foreign counsel world-wide. Excellent communication skills are a must, as the position requires an inordinate amount of client interaction via phone calls and email. Global Mobility Specialist Certification is preferred. We offer competitive compensation, excellent benefits and 401k match. To apply visit:

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Letters of the Week: Letter by Joseph P. Whalen, Tim Houghtaling, Don Miller and Larry Hines

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington D.C. - May 11, 2011, 12:00pm 1:30pm - The Center for American Progress and The American Constitution Society are pleased to present "Truth and Consequences: The Impact of Repealing Birthright Citizenship". For more information and to RSVP go to

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

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