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Immigration Daily June 3, 2011
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Comment: Errata - We sent out the May 26th issue of Immigration Daily twice to a wrong email list of ours in error. Consequently some of you may have received multiple copies of that issue. Also, a few of our readers kindly reported that the links to articles in the May 27th issue of Immigration Daily did not work. These links have been fixed. Though we have production procedures in place to minimize errors, some errors do slip by occasionally; we regret the errors and thank our readers for pointing them out to us.

Article: Avoid L-1B RFEs Through Careful Case Preparation by Chad Graham

Bloggings: NY Pulls Out Of Federal Immigration Program by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Demystifying Immigration Myths by Angelo Paparelli

News: DOS Announces Completion Of Passport Agency Expansion Project

News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count

Focus: Business Immigration Law
ILW.COM is pleased to present two books edited and co-authored by: Rodney A. Malpert and Amanda Thompson, the Tables of Contents for these works are as follows:

Business Immigration Law: Strategies For Employing Foreign Nationals
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 2: Recruiting Foreign Nationals
Chapter 3: Short-Term Needs
Chapter 4: Specialty Occupation Professionals
Chapter 5: Intra-Company Transfers
Chapter 6: Investment and Trade: E Visas
Chapter 7: NAFTA
Chapter 8: Employee Sanctions
Chapter 9: Tax Issues
Chapter 10: The Interaction Between Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Statuses
For more info on Business Immigration Law: Strategies For Employing Foreign Nationals, see here. For the fax order form, see here.
Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings
Chapter 1: Administrative, Legislative, and Regulatory Structure
Chapter 2: Strategies and Obstacles to Consider Before Filing
Chapter 3: Obtaining the Visa Status
Chapter 4: Students and Business Visitors
Chapter 5: Specialty Occupation Workers
Chapter 6: L 1A / L 1B Multinational Transfers
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: NAFTA TN Professionals
Chapter 9: O-1 Foreign Nationals with Extraordinary Abilities
Chapter 10: Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers
For more info on Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings, see here. For the fax order form, see here.

Headline:Where are our rights against search and seizure?
Headline:English language immigration test authority warns cheaters
Headline:Five Mambo Seafood managers and supervisors were indicted for knowingly employing #undocumented immigrants
Headline:Canada: An example of mistreatment of migrant workers
Headline:Republicans Believe Illegal Immigration 'Should be a Crime'
Headline:Georgia immigration law taken to court
Headline:NY Governor suspends immigrant-checking program
Headline:More Oklahoma counties using federal immigration fingerprint program
Headline:The Alabama Legislature: all businesses should verify an immigration status of all employees
Headline:RT @MatthewSoerens: Alabama legislature approves "Arizona bill with an Alabama twist," (expect AZ-style lawsuit)
Headline:RT @rigo_ Illinois DreamAct Good For America
Headline:RT @fulltextreports Built to Fail: Deception and Disorder in America's Immigration Courts
Headline:RT @RussContreras Central Washington University announces support for DREAMAct
Headline:@artisthelldiger dere's fraud directed to American undocumented immigrants. dreamact wuld reduce deficit says CBO
Headline:Outsourcing Services 4Attornys. Start/ expand ur Immigration Pract. increase ur revenue, w/the use of experienced attrny

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Austin, TX - Fulbright & Jaworski LLP has immediate opening for an Immigration Paralegal. Primary responsibilities include preparation of H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visa petitions; preparation of PERM labor certification cases; preparation and filing of business and employment-related immigration documentation; extensive communication with governmental agencies and clients; proactive consideration of all options client must consider; and assist with special projects as assigned. Job requirements include Bachelor's degree, a minimum of 3 years, business immigration experience, and excellent written and oral communication skills; must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills; ability to multi-task and work independently, have a strong sense of accountability, and take ownership and responsibility for projects; ability to work well under pressure and work effectively with clients, attorneys and staff, and have flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and basic technological and research skills necessary to pull requested documents from online resources and familiarity with legal technology and computer databases required. Qualified candidates may email resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC, a prominent business immigration law firm, has challenging, rewarding, and stable career opportunities for immigration professionals. Due to the sustained growth of our practice, we currently have openings for experienced corporate immigration paralegals. Candidates should have 3+ years of business immigration experience (NIV and IV) with a top-tier immigration practice or in-house corporate immigration department and be able to work in a high-volume case-processing environment. Experience with corporate immigration compliance and/or global immigration matters is a plus. All positions involve extensive client contact and applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. An undergraduate degree is required. Goel & Anderson offers highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits (including fully paid PPO Health, Dental, and generous 401(k) match), and opportunities for sustained career growth. Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter to All submissions will be kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please.

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Letters of the Week

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Teleconference - June 6, 2011 - 2-3 p.m.(EDT) - The USCIS invites you to participate in a teleconference "Process Changes for Petitioners Residing Overseas: Form I-130 and I-601". To participate please contact the Office of Public Engagement at To join the call please dial 1-888-995-9726 (inside the U.S.) or 001-210-234-0032 (outside the U.S.)

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
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