Comment: Top Links July 2011
Top five July Immigration Daily Items
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in July 2011 below:
Top five July Immigration Daily Articles
Article: The Electronic I-9 Tug of War, Part 2
by John Fay
Bloggings: Immigration Thought Leadership - Needed Now More Than Ever by Angelo Paparelli
Bloggings: The Budget Deal and the Immigration Debate by Greg Siskind
Bloggings: Itís time to HALT Representative Lamar Smith by Danielle Beach-Oswald
News: USCIS Reminds That Certain Fees May Not Be Collected From H-2A And H-2B Workers
News: CIS Ombudsman Publishes Fact Sheet On Case Assistance Online Pilot Program
News: EOIR Announces Latest Disciplinary Actions
Focus: THE PERM BOOK
The outline of THE PERM BOOK, 2nd Edition is as follows:
PART I. PERM RULE, ANALYSIS, AND COMMENTS
A. PERM Regulation
B. Articles by PERM Writers
C. Editor's Comments to the PERM Rule
PART II. FAQ, STAKEHOLDER & LIAISON MEMORANDA
A. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by Lawrence Rudnick
B. Summary of DOL PERM Stakeholders Meetings by Lorna Rogers Burgess
C. Frequently Asked Questions
PART III. ETA FORMS, OLD AND NEW
A. The New 9089 PERM Form by Linda Rose
B. What DOL told OMB about PERM by Jay Solomon
C. New ETA Form 9089 and Instructions, Application for Permanent
D. Old ETA Form 9089, Application for Permanent Employment Certification
E. Old ETA Form 9089, Instructions
F. Old ETA Form 9089 Electronic Filing Instructions
G. ETA Form 750A
H. ETA Form 750B
I. ETA Form 750 A and B, Instructions
J. ETA Form 9127, Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Quarterly Activity Report
PART IV. ROADMAPS AND CHECKLISTS
A. Overview of PERM Cases
B. Overall PERM Flow Chart
C. Employer Checklist
D. Alien Checklist
E. Job Offer Checklist
F. Attorney/Agent Checklist
G. Prevailing Wage Preparation Checklist
H. Prevailing Wage Quick Guide
I. Recruitment Checklist
J. Express SVP Checklist
K. PERM Audit Checklist: 10 Important Points
L. Real and Virtual PERM Addresses
M. What do PERM and H-1B Visas Have in Common?
N. Attorney Competency Self-Test
O. Sample PERM Cases
PART V. BALCA HANDBOOK
A. Introduction to BALCA by Joel Stewart
B. BALCA PERM Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart
C. BALCA En Banc Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart
D. BALCA Hearing Procedures
PART VI. FEDERAL LITIGATION GUIDE
A. Introduction to Federal Court Litigation by Sam Udani
B. Exhaustion of Administrative Review by Michael E. Piston
C. Federal Court Litigation-PERM by David B. Pakula
D. Sample Pleading by Michael E. Piston
PART VII: PREVAILING WAGE REVIEW
A. Prevailing Wage Survey & Overview by Jane Goldblum
B. Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 1 by Jane Goldblum
C. Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 2 by Jane Goldblum
D. 656.40 Perm Reg. Determination of PW
E. 656.41 Perm Reg. Certifying Officer Review of PW
F. Prevailing Wage FAQ
G. Appendix A By Alphabetical Order
H. Appendix A By SOC Classification Order
PART VIII: SWA SUMMARY STATE BY STATE
All 50 states + 4 territories (Guam, District of Columbia, US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico)
PART IX: PERM RESOURCES ON CD-ROM
Hundreds of files
For more info or to place your order, please see here. For the fax document, see here.
Headline: The Battle for 2012 Begins With Hispanic Voters http://ow.ly/5Tbcl
Headline: No decision yet in immigration protest trial http://ow.ly/5TcqN
Headline: Justice Dept. challenges tough Ala immigration law http://ow.ly/5T8p2
Headline: State provides new immigration guidelines for schools http://ow.ly/5SzrE
Headline: Justice Department Sues Alabama Over Controversial Immigration Law http://ow.ly/5SzmH
Headline: Check out today's edition of the #Immigration Daily! features info on the Cali & Ill DreamAct, job listings & much more! http://ow.ly/5SzgO
Headline: RT @RetoricaLatina Journal: Arizona-type Immigration Law, in Wisconsin http://tinyurl.com/68v37...
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Headline: RT @ImmigrantsList1: Good @nytimes story about how @LamarSmithTX21's bill will destroy farmers in America: http://t.co/8JzLEpE
Headline: lol RT @ConanOBrien: Turns out, "Cowboys & Aliens" is NOT about Arizonaís immigration laws.
Headline: It's the Dream Act's 10th year since it was first introduced. Kind of sad. Today should be 10 years since it PASSED.
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Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Washington, DC - Immigration law firm in the K Street area of downtown Washington seeks legal assistant. Ideal candidate will have 2-3 years experience in business/family immigration law, with an emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings. Interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/ employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). Successful applicants will have broad knowledge of immigration law and procedures; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume; highly organized and strong communicators. Please email resume, cover letter, writing sample and salary requirements, in confidence, to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please. EOE.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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: email@example.com.
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