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Immigration Daily July 26, 2011
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Focus: THE H-1B BOOK
THE H-1B BOOK is Edited by Karen Weinstock, and features contributions by Prakash Khatri, Courtney Black, Mikiel J. Davids, Melissa Downing, Rajeshri Patel, Ari J. Sauer, and Elissa Taub. The Table of Contents is as follows:
First Step: Interview The Client
Second Step: Send The Client Intake Forms And Related Information
Third Step: Credentials: Verify That The Worker Has A US Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent
Fourth Step: Determine The Prevailing Wage
Fifth Step: Prepare And File The Labor Condition Application (LCA)
Sixth Step: Prepare The I-129, Related Forms And Petition Letter
Seventh Step: Send All The Forms And Petition Letter To The Client For Review and Signature
Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS Service Center
Ninth Step: Troubleshooting
Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management
H-1B Degree Equivalency
Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency
Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition Or Application Is Pending
Dealing With Gaps In Employment
Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B
The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa
When Are H-1B Visas Cap Exempt?
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Headline: Obama says GOP blocking path to immigration reform
Headline: The American Dream may have a different look than years ago but the vision and goals are still the same. Immigrants want a better life.
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Headline: Barack Obama spoke at the NCLR conference today and it sounded like a recycled pro-immigration speech to me. He needs the Latino vote for election 2012.
Headline: Obama says he will keep fighting for immigration reform

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Cincinnati, OH (multiple positions) - The Hammond Law Group, LLC, a Cincinnati-based immigration firm with a national practice, seeks the following: 1) Entry-level attorney interested in a career in immigration law. Must have excellent research and writing skills, 2)Experienced attorney with 2-3 years handling either MD or EB1/NIW type cases, and 3) Lateral with a base of IT clients seeking to join forces and expand your existing practice. Must have a proven entrepreneurial track record and be interested in aggressive sales and growth. Send resume with cover letter to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - The Law Office of Lichtman & Elliot, PC seeks an immigration litigation associate to represent clients in Immigration Court, the Board of Immigration Appeals and federal court. We are located near Dupont Circle in Washington, DC. A JD, bar admission and experience as an Immigration Court law clerk or three years in immigration litigation required. Email cover letter, resume and writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Denver, Colorado - Ogletree Deakins seeks an experienced business immigration paralegal for its Denver office. Candidates should have 5+ years experience in business immigration law including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, P-1 and E-1/E-2 petitions, PERM applications, EB-1 and PERM based I-140s, and adjustments. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational/communication skills and experience with one of the major immigration case management systems. Very competitive salary and excellent opportunity for professional growth. No relocation assistance. Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Miami, FL - Law firm seeks immigration attorney with 2 years experience in business-related petitions/applications, including H-1B, E-1/E-2, L-1, PERM and permanent residence (EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3), and RFEs. Experience with EB-5 investor visas a plus. Must have excellent research/writing skills and client follow up. Must be bilingual in Spanish, both verbal and written. Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits. Email resume, three references and two complete writing samples to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada - Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. The U.S. business immigration specialists at Egan LLP work closely with members of Ernst & Young's Human Capital group, to help companies address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. Egan LLP helps companies efficiently relocate people wherever they need them to be, anywhere in the world. The firm's comprehensive range of services-from advising on immigration issues and the use of international agreements in immigration matters, to arranging entry visas, work permits or permanent resident status-makes operating across borders less painful and more cost-effective for employers. We are currently seeking an associate lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Requirements include law degree along a license to practice law in the U.S., two to six years of post-licensing business immigration experience, and broad exposure to U.S. Business immigration law. Interested applicants are asked to send their resume and cover letter to Pushpa Mattappally at

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Who Goes Where and Why: An Overview and Analysis of Global Educational Mobility - By Caroline Macready and Clive Tucker - Institute of International Education; Global Education Research Reports edition, 176 pp. - Paperback, ISBN: 0872063429, $39.95 -

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