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Article: The USCIS Penchant for Stepmothers: A Preference by Default
by Yosef Yacob
Article: Evaluating E-Verify: One Question at a Time by John Fay
Bloggings: CIS Ombudsman Launches Online Case Assistance Program by Greg Siskind
Bloggings: Legislative Update - End of Parole Program for Russian Refugees by Danielle Beach-Oswald
News: USCIS Announces N-400 Priority Processing For Certain SSI Recipients
News: USCIS Reminds Eligible Nationals Of Haiti To File For Temporary Protected Status
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:
I. and II. FOREWORD and INTRODUCTION
III. H-1B STEP BY STEP
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
IV. ADVANCED H-1B ISSUES
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?
V. and VI. ESSENTIAL MEMORANDA and CD-ROM RESOURCE MATERIALS
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 email@example.com. No calls, please.
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: Immigration Event
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Executive Office for Immigration Review is pleased to invite interested parties to a teleconference on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011, at 2 p.m. at Tomich Center, 111 Massachusetts Ave NW regarding the Employment Authorization Document and the asylum clock.To participate in this engagement, please contact the Office of Public Engagement at email@example.com by August 22, 2011, and reference the following in the subject line of your email: If you plan to attend in person, please reference "asylum clock– In Person" or If you plan to attend by phone, please reference "asylum clock – Phone"
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