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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:
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- 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
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Atlanta, GA - Siskind Susser, P.C. seeks serious and qualified applicants for a demanding and rewarding Paralegal position for predominantly family cases. This is a wonderful working environment for someone who enjoys a professional, yet friendly atmosphere. Position is available immediately. Prepare I-130, I-485, I-751, N-400, I-601 waivers and consular processing packages; Answer phones and converse with clients and potential clients regarding immigration matters; scanning, filing and copying. REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree plus 2 years family-based Immigration Paralegal experience; Computer experience (Word/Excel/Outlook/Internet/Adobe); Demonstrated organizational skills and attention to detail a must; Exceptional research, verbal and writing skills; Ability to work independently and manage large caseload. Spanish language fluency strongly desired. No relocation assistance. No attorneys /J.D.'s please. Please e-mail resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Austin, TX - Paul Parsons, P.C. seeks a bilingual legal assistant. Requirements: Bilingual in Spanish/English with two years family-based immigration experience, excellent research and writing skills, keen attention to detail. Must be able to meet deadlines and multitask; a quick learner, and a non-smoker. Employment-based immigration experience a plus. We are an equal opportunity employer. Competitive salaries and benefits. Please email resume, cover letter, and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls, please.
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 email@example.com. No calls please. EOE.
Law Practice for Sale
After 32 years, it's time to move on. US immigration law practice, AV rated for the past 20 years, is for sale. This is the largest practice in the state, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The firm handles employment, family, removal, and consular cases. Multiple long-standing institutional clients. Equipment, multiple networked PC's, books, and furniture included. Annual revenues in excess of $1M for the past 10 years. Interested law firms should send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. All correspondence will be treated as strictly confidential.
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ComingsNGoings: Merger And Acquisition -
Fragomen LLP, the world’s largest law firm practicing exclusively in immigration law, announced the acquisition of CMS Cameron McKenna’s UK immigration practice. The acquisition of CMS Cameron McKenna’s immigration team, led by veteran Partner Caron Pope, represents Fragomen’s efforts to grow its already strong London practice. Fragomen will become the preferred immigration provider to CMS for all immigration legal advice and related services in the UK, ensuring that Ms. Pope and her team’s expertise in UK immigration law, as well as immigration matters across Europe, will continue to benefit CMS clients.www.fragomen.com
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