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Immigration Daily May 17, 2011
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Comment: Many Items - Today's Immigration Daily features various items of interest including articles by Kenneth White and David Cleveland, bloggings by Greg Siskind, Matthew Kolken, Jason Dzubow, and Roger Algase, DHS updates on form I-130 and SEVIS, many help wanted ads for attorney and paralegal positions across the country, and a CIS Ombudsman's announcement of an event. Scroll down for the item(s) of interest to you.

Article: DV-2012 Winners: Joy, Disappointment, and Scandal by Kenneth White

Article: Assisting In The Persecution Of Others by David L. Cleveland

Bloggings: The Wall's Environmental Impact by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: LGBT Immigration Update by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Negative Judicial Metaphors Harm Immigrants by Jason Dzubow

Bloggings: The Right Wing Spin Machine Goes Into High Gear Against Obama On Immigration Reform by Roger Algase

News: USCIS Centralizes Filing of Form I-130

News: DHS Publishes Final Rule With Request For Comments On Filing Location Of Forms I-130 And I-360

News: ICE Publishes Document Addressing SEVIS II Anxieties, Concerns, And Misconceptions

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:

  • 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
For more info on this book, see here (fax version, see here).

Headline:RT @freedomman11: Ed Koch: Thoughts on Immigration From a Liberal With Sanity: http://huff.to/l1bvmb http://bit.ly/fclvn5
Headline:RT @americasvoice: If conservatives want to defend Constitution, why are they repealing birthright citizenship? http://bit.ly/mnrB2l
Headline:RT @alinskydefeater: Obama Tries to Have it Both (strike that) All Three Ways on Illegal Immigration http://bit.ly/m7x1ix
Headline:RT @abcthedrum: Hundreds of millions of dollars could be saved if mandatory immigration detention was ended, http://bit.ly/kIFjHy
Headline:RT @americasvoice: Selective use of the DREAMact is cynical in the extreme. Why is @BarackObama admin doing it? http://bit.ly/mh6DNE
Headline:RT @bfeld: RT @bfeld: Entrepreneurs Key to Fixing Our Broken Immigration System | The White House http://t.co/4lgc6K4
Headline:Florida: Is an immigration special session on the horizon? http://ow.ly/4WCrc
Headline:'Temporary protected status' to Haitian quake victims: they can live and work in the U.S. for a fixed period of time http://ow.ly/4WCmC
Headline:Suspected killer of immigration agent faces extradition to US http://ow.ly/4WCcP
Headline:Comprehensive immigration reform is dead -- and the left is to blame http://ow.ly/4WBMI
Headline:Carlos Santana uses Phillies-Braves ceremony to criticize immigration law http://ow.ly/4WyGp
Headline:Report: Ohio charter paid immigration fees http://ow.ly/4WyCA
Headline:Immigration Battle: Obama vs. The South http://ow.ly/4Wyxp
Headline:Nurse Immigration Book: your guide 4 preparing a case, understanding the nursing crisis & recruiting nurses. Get ur copy http://ow.ly/4MwK5

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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.

Korean Community Website
Would you like to meet new clients for free? You can do so by registering with ShadedCommunity.com as an "honest attorney." ShadedCommunity.com is a website which provides all kinds of immigration information mostly to the Korean community. Koreans looking for honest attorneys to answer their questions regarding immigration law will be able to find you on the list of "Honest Attorneys" of this site. In order to protect a registered attorney's profit advantage, there will be a limit to the number of attorneys allowed to register from each state. On average, each state will be represented, according to their population, by 4 immigration attorneys who will be accepted on a first-come basis. Among the 4 registered attorneys, 2 will be Korean and 2 will be American. Once the set number of attorneys is reached, any other attorneys attempting to register will be put on a waitlist. In addition, all registered attorneys will have to sign an agreement that they will not charge excessive rates to their clients. Honest Attorneys can answer some questions visitors have posted on the site. You can register as an honest attorney on the link here.

To place a classifieds ad in Immigration Daily, see here

Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Teleconference - May 25, 2011 - 2:00-3:00 EST - The Ombudsman's Office invites you to participate in a public teleconference on "Immigration Status Verification for Drivers' Licenses, Public Benefits, and Social Security Cards: A Conversation with USCIS." To participate, please RSVP to cisombudsman.publicaffairs@dhs.gov.

Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at no charge), email: editor@ilw.com.


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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
Advisory Board: Jason Dzubow, Rami Fakhoury, Matthew Kolken, Chris Musillo, Greg Siskind, Joel Stewart


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