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Immigration Daily August 29, 2011
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Article: Missouri Pork Producer Agrees to Pay the Highest Civil Penalty on Record for Discrimination during the I-9 Process By John Fay

Article: Dr. Poghos Kazarian Speaks Out on the 2010 USCIS Kazarian Policy Memo – Read All About It By Bernard P. Wolfsdorf and Sarah J. Baker

Bloggings: Refugee Terror Plot or Over-Enthusiastic Airport Screeners? By Jason Dzubow

Bloggings: USCIS Announces "A Conversation w/Director Mayorkas: EB5 Immigrant Investor Program" By Brian Su

Bloggings: A New Spin on INA 340 – Charges against naturalized Burundian Man Dropped By Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: Obama's "Uncle Omar" Faces Deportation By Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: PWD Update By Chris Musillo

News: DHS Publishes Final Rule On Immigration Benefits Business Transformation

News: DOL Publishes Final Rule On Nondisplacement of Qualified Workers Under Service Contracts

News: USCIS Publishes QAs On Deferred Enforced Departure Extended for Liberians

News: CIS Ombudsman Publishes Update Regarding Deadline For Certain Widows And Widowers of US Citizens

News: CIS Ombudsman Publishes Recommendation On EADs For Asylum Applicants

Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The Lawyer's Complete Guide
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  • U.S. Taxation of B-1 Business Visitors
  • U.S. Taxation of Foreign Students
  • L-1 Intracompany Transferees on U.S. Assignment
  • What You Need to Know About Exchange Visitors
  • J-1 Nonstudent Exchange Visitors Performing U.S. Services
  • Tax Treaty Benefits for Foreign Nationals Performing U.S. Services
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Headline: Deportation reviews raise some immigrants' hopes
Headline: Letters of the Week: Aug 29 - Sep 2
Headline: Mr. Perry’s Dream Act
Headline: Immigration: Obama's new deportation policy, Rep. Luis Gutierrez briefing
Headline: Say goodbye to traditional immigration processing forms
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Reston, VA - Law Offices of Rakesh Mehrotra has immediate openings for associate attorneys for busy Immigration practice. Candidates must have experience in business immigration law, including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1 and E-1/E-2 visa petitions and labor certification cases. Responsibilities include the preparation and filing of business and employment-related immigration documentation. Qualified candidates must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and consistency. Excellent written and oral communication skills and bachelor's degree required. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Firm offers very congenial work environment with opportunity for professional growth. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to or call 703-230-6802.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Seyfarth Shaw LLP seeks a senior immigration paralegal. This position will participate in all aspects of the firm's national Business Immigration and Global Mobility practice, including the management of client relationships, case review and analysis, preparing and filing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, overseeing junior paralegals in case preparation, and serving as the primary contact to numerous prominent clients. Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major academic and medical institutions, and performing artists. Must be able to successfully multi-task, in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment. Must be able to work independently, when necessary, in addition to being a team player. Must be able to communicate effectively in writing, and verbally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external resources). Must be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must be able to manage one's own time and the time of others. Senior Level applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree and 2-5 years of progressively responsible business immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please email your resume to

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Letters of the Week by Honza Prchal, Oscar Jaeger, Esq., Luz DeCuadro, Linda Grays, Overseas Workforce, Richard A. Hujber, Esq., and Tony Hardin, CPA

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Meeting Invitation - September 13, 2011 - 1:00 pm EDT - The USCIS Terrorist-Related Inadmissibility Grounds (TRIG) Working Group will host its quarterly stakeholder meeting to provide updates and statistics regarding the TRIG workload and for individual participants to raise TRIG-related questions and issues. To attend this meeting please email Christina Fabian at no later than close of business on Friday, September 9, 2011.

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
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