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Immigration Daily September 14, 2011
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Comment: Immigration And The City - One of the largest demographic trends in the US and the World is increasing urbanization. At the beginning of the 20th century, 4% or Americans lived in urban areas and now the number is up to 80%. To see the place of immigration in the US, it is instructive to look at the place of immigration in New York City, the heart of its largest metropolitan area. Crain's New York Business reports that in 2008, immigrants accounted for 33% of city's economic activity, made up 36% of the city's population, 43% of its workforce, and 60% of its homeowners. The actual impact of immigrants is even stronger than suggested by these numbers as they do not take into account the large role undocumented New Yorkers play in the city's economy. These numbers are nothing short of astounding. They make you think about the massive benefit, both economic and human, of our immigration laws. Please use our letters section to share your thoughts or write to us at

Article: Reflecting On 9/11 After 10 Years As An Immigration Attorney by Cyrus D. Mehta

Bloggings: Border Arrests At 40 Year Low by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Barack Obama is now a one-term president. Are his chicken immigration policies coming home to roost? by Roger Algase

Bloggings: The New Deportation Policy It's time to consult Immigration Lawyers by Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: The Sins of the Father by Richard M. Green

News: DOS Publishes Telephone Directory Of Key Officers Of Foreign Service Posts

News: DOS Publishes Instructions For 2013 Diversity Visa Lottery

News: USCIS Publishes QAs On Direct Email Communication With EB-5 Regional Center Applicants

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:

  • 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
For more info on this book, see here (fax version, see here).

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening in its NY City office for a paralegal with 1-2 years of experience to handle a variety of employment based immigration matters for hospitals and research organizations. You will work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, managers, and other professionals, drafting documents and forms to establish eligibility for immigration benefits. If you are interested in international/intercultural issues; are a good writer; are able to understand complicated rules and procedures; and have a Bachelors degree with excellent academic credentials along with 1-2 years of immigration experience, please email your cover letter, resume and a brief writing sample to: Information about the firm can be found at

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
- September 22, 2PM - DHS Announced The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for the purpose of reviewing and deliberating on recommendations by the HSAC's Task Force on Secure Communities. The public may register to participate in this HSAC teleconference by providing his or her full legal name, e-mail address and phone number no later than 5 p.m. EDT on September 19, 2011, to a staff member of the HSAC via e-mail at

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