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Immigration Daily June 14, 2011
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Comment: Several Items Today's issue of Immigration Daily consists of numerous items including: articles by Murali Bashyam and Jeanne Batalova, bloggings by Greg Siskind, CRS report on Sanctuary Cities, and various help wanted ads. Please scroll down for the item(s) of interest to you.

Article: The 'Gotcha' Immigration Policy by Murali Bashyam

Article: Asian Immigrants In The United States by Jeanne Batalova for the Migration Information Source

Bloggings: July Visa Bulletin Relased by Greg Siskind

News: CRS Report On "Sanctuary Cities": Legal Issues

Focus: The Consular Posts Book
The Table of Contents for "The Consular Posts Book" is as follows:
A chapter each on - Argentina - Buenos Aires; Armenia - Yerevan; Australia - Sydney; Brazil - Sao Paulo; Canada -Toronto; China - Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai; Colombia - Bogota; France - Paris; Germany - Frankfurt, and Munich; Haiti - Port au Prince; India - Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi; Jamaica - Kingston; Nigeria - Lagos; Philippines - Manila; Taiwan - Taipei; Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain; United Kingdom - London; Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City.
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment
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Headline: RT @SvetaApodaca: Anthony Makk, Gay Australian, to Stay in Country --- For Now
Headline: Eliminating American incentives may fix illegal immigration
Headline: Legislators look to fix flaws in illegal immigration database
Headline: Some Young Migrants Face Deportation With No Lawyer
Headline: Salvaging the American Dream
Headline: Immigration bill is new chapter of inequality
Headline: Virginia and immigration enforcement
Headline: House immigration subcommittee will discuss mandatory E-Verify bill
Headline: Local, federal officials launch initiative to fight immigration scams
Headline: RT @TexImmLaw Texas Senators insulted by Spanish language committee testimony immigration texlege
Headline: RT @JamesBazan Dreamer -- A True American Story by Jesse Salmeron Kickstarter
Headline: RT @DaveMontero A life interrupted. A Mormon leader and his family deported.
Headline: RT @TexImmLaw: Sanctuary Cities Moves Out of Texas Senate Committee immigration texlege via @TexasTribune
Headline: RT @SistersofMercy Mr. President: Yes you can stop deporting DREAMers.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Downtown Minneapolis, MN - Fredrikson & Byron, a large law firm in downtown Minneapolis, MN has an opening for a paralegal in our immigration law department. This position requires an individual who is organized, detail-oriented and able to work on an independent basis. We are looking for a motivated individual who is detail-oriented, with distinguished academic credentials, writing abilities, and outstanding interpersonal skills. In addition, case management skills and fluency in Spanish legal and writing would be beneficial. We believe this is an unparalleled opportunity for individuals possessing these characteristics. In return for your expertise we offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and pleasant surroundings. Please send resume to: / Greta M. Larson, Manager of Legal Recruiting, Fredrikson & Byron, P.A., 200 South 6th Street Suite 4000, Minneapolis, MN 55402. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy is looking for an experienced Paralegal for its Washington D.C. office. This is a career position requiring a wide range of skills in a fast-paced setting for the right candidate. Our ideal candidates have 2+ years experience with all aspects of business immigration. The Paralegal will have the opportunity to manage caseloads with a large degree of independence; communicate with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues; update and maintain client status reports; prepare bills; and serve as a team resource. Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate. Please email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample (Word or Adobe formats only) to Robert F. McCafferty, Human Resources/Office Manager, at Or fax same to 202-371-2898. Fragomen is an equal opportunity employer.

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here.

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Letters Of The Week Letters by Brittanicus, Joseph Whalen

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event - Washington, DC, June 15, 2011 - 10:00-1:45 p.m - Council on Foreign Relations would like to invite you to a symposium on "The Future of U.S. Immigration Policy: Next Steps". Speakers include Alejandro Mayorkas, Vivek Wadhwa, Edward Alden, David Price, Alfonso Aguilar, Andrew Kohut, Michael Bloomberg. To register, please reply to or call at 202-509-8479.

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