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Immigration Daily May 16, 2011
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Comment: Job Openings - The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. The recession has ended, and small and large law firms are looking for immigration attorneys, paralegals and professionals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in Atlanta, GA, Cambridge, MA, Cleveland, OH, Raleigh, NC, New York, NY, and Pasadena, CA. Scroll down, and start sending your applications!

Article: Reflecting On Our Immigration Policy After Osama Bin Laden's Death by Cyrus Mehta

Bloggings: PERM: Solicitor Scheinfeld's Advice by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: Michael Barone: Obama's Immigration Rhetoric "An Exercise In Electioneering And Hypocrisy" by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: June 2011 Visa Bulletin by Chris Musillo

Bloggings: June Visa Bulletin Released by Greg Siskind

News: DOS Voids Announced Results Of 2012 Diversity Lottery

News: USCIS Announces Revised Civics And Citizenship Toolkit

News: ICE Announces Expanded List Of STEM Degree Programs

News: ICE Publishes Expanded List Of STEM Degree Programs

Focus: EB5 For Experts - Due Diligence & Care
Tuesday, May 17 is the deadline for the Thursday, May 19 phone session of "EB5 For Experts", with Michael Gibson, Joseph Bartlett, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Homeier, H. Ronald Klasko, Michael Mard and others.The curriculum is as follows:
Guidance in helping clients select an appropriate investment
With an onslaught of EB-5 Regional Center applications filed recently and the expected number of Centers expected to top 200 in the near future, how can immigration attorneys expect to counsel their client on which investment to select and what should they do to protect themselves in the event that the project fails to achieve the removal of the I-829 or fails to return the capital invested?

  • The role of the immigration attorney and care for client
  • Due Diligence lists, how relevant are they?
  • What factors should be considered
  • Scope of representation
  • Liability, disclaimers and waivers
  • The role of the immigration attorney as advisor, professional insurance
  • The roles of other professionals to assist the investor client
Tuesday, May 17 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/201106.shtm. Fax form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201106.pdf. Don't delay, sign up today.

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Headline: Napolitano's 'Border Security Index' an excuse for inaction, says lawmaker http://ow.ly/4VPG4
Headline: Immigration in Nevada: The system is broken, but we agree on little else http://ow.ly/4VS33
Headline: Three Texas Lawmen Refute Obama's Claim the Border is Secure http://ow.ly/4VS33
Headline: Tuition equity bills for children of illegal immigrants, foster children before legislature http://ow.ly/4VS9B
Headline: Despite City Crackdown, Immigrants Still Are Often Cheated by Job http://ow.ly/4VSdM
Headline: If You Care About Immigration, You Should Care About the STAPLE Act http://ow.ly/4VSgY
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Atlanta, GA - Kuck Immigration Partners LLC, a fast-paced immigration law firm in Atlanta, GA, seeks an experienced Immigration Associate Attorney with approximately 2 years of experience in business immigration and immigration-related litigation. Must be fluent in Spanish. Must be an exceptional writer and motivated to do what it takes to get the job done. Send resume to soross@immigration.net.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cambridge, MA - Flynn & Clark, PC seeks an immigration associate with 3-5 years of employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant experience, including H, L, O, and E visas and labor certification, EB-1, and national interest waiver experience. Individual must have excellent writing skills, demonstrated ability to work with paralegals and to manage caseload independently, and excellent client development and management skills. Experience with Immigration Tracker a plus. Position offers collegial working environment; convenient location to public transportation; senior attorneys willing to mentor; opportunity for participation in client development, firm management, and legal presentations; competitive salary and benefits including a matching 401(k), medical/dental, and short-term/long-term disability; and firm-sponsored continuing legal education opportunities. Please send resume and cover letter to V. Lau at flynnclarkpc@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cleveland, OH - Margaret W. Wong & Associates Co., LPA seeks to hire an immigration attorney immediately. Candidate must be an excellent researcher, communicater, and writer. Must have graduated in the top 10 percent of class. Excellent advancement opportunities offered. Send resume and cover letter to: wong@imwong.com. All resumes will be treated in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Raleigh, NC - Ogletree Deakins, a prestigious national immigration practice, seeks a Support Specialist to work with vibrant, high volume national business immigration practice. Working with the firm's immigration team and the Client Services group, the candidate will develop and update substantive immigration practice group materials including: drafting and updating practice group brochures, research and writing articles for monthly newsletters, revising practice group descriptions, and regularly updating substantive website information content. Candidate will also work directly with immigration attorneys to assist with formulating and preparing responses to Request for Proposals for immigration services. Candidate will organize and prepare materials for local immigration seminars and speaking engagements. Must possess a Bachelor's degree with concentration in marketing, business, or closely related degree, or a JD. Minimum of 3 years experience in business immigration client services support role or prior experience practicing business immigration. Must be computer literate with word processing and electronic mail skills. Excellent spelling, grammar, punctuation and proofreading skills required. Send resume and cover letter to nancy.bell@odnss.com.

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 recruiting@ssbb.com.

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 hr@rreeves.com.

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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, sgabbay@du.edu, (303) 871-2560. www.Muslimworldexpert.com.

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The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies at the University of California, San Diego, is pleased to present "The Politics of Naturalization in Europe, Asia, and North America." Speakers include Maarten Vink, Sara Wallace Goodman, Alberto Martín-Pérez, Hiroshi Motomura, and other experts. To RSVP and more info, see http://ccis.ucsd.edu/2011/05/politics-of-naturalization/.

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