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Immigration Daily October 3, 2011
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Comment: DOMA Challenge - Our letters section contains an letter by Peter Schey of the Center for Human Rights and Constitutional Law who is working on a constitutional challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) which has been used by USCIS to deny or refuse immigration benefits to same sex married couples. He invites attorneys who have clients affected by this USCIS practice to contact him. We have commented on the relationship between DOMA and immigration here and here Please use our letters section to express your thoughts about this issue or write to us at

Bloggings: Suffer the Children: Immigration Heartlessness and Hypocrisy by Angelo Paparelli

Bloggings: Journalists Organization Votes to End Use of Terms "Illegal Alien" and "Illegal Immigrant" by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: PERM: Challenging Prevailing Wage Requests by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: The Impact of Alabama's Harsh New Immigration Law by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Dear Client: I am Not Your Mommy by Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Updates Policy On Sending Of I-797 Receipts And Approvals

News: EOIR Announces Latest Disciplinary Actions

Focus: All New 2011-2012 Editions - The Best Indexed ACT, CFRs
ILW.COM is pleased to offer the latest, completely revised 2011-2012 editions of Patel's Immigration Law Library. This collection includes the essential reference resource The WHOLE Act, The INA (Annotated), used by DHS officials, federal court libraries, and veteran immigration practitioners. Once you have used this version of the INA, you will wonder why you ever used any other! This collection also features the fully indexed 8 CFR and fully indexed 20/22/28 CFR. While supplies last, the best quality immigration law reference books are now available at the cheapest price on the market - $189 for all three books (shipping and handling included!).

Headline: Crossing Over, and Over
Headline: immigration law marked by Hispanic school absences
Headline: Alabama Immigration Law Leaves Schools Gripped by Uncertainty
Headline: GOP stifling efforts for immigration reform, Obama says
Headline: Bad Politics Is Bad Business
Headline: Gain the competitive edge with your new website from INSZoom, the world's largest immigration software company.
Headline: Jose Antonio Vargas plans to report on immigration issues as he lobbies for policy changes

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC, prestigious immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration paralegal for our Midtown Manhattan office to work on immigrant and non-immigrant matters. Applicant must possess 2+ years of work experience in the area of business immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing O-1, E, and L-1 visa petitions, as well as strong writing and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Philadelphia, PA - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening for an associate with 4+ years experience in employment-related immigration law matters. We are a full-service practice, so you will work predominantly on employment-related immigration matters, with the opportunity to work in other practice areas of interest, such as EB-5, waivers/family, and/or immigration litigation. If you have excellent academic credentials and are interested in working on challenging cases at the cutting edge of immigration law, please email your resume and cover letter to Information about the firm and its practice can be found at

Law Practice for Sale
Dominant within New Mexico, one of the largest immigration law practices in the Southwest is for sale. Prestigious list of institutional clients, long-term staff of more than a dozen with sound management structure. Firm is very stable in business 32 years, AV-rated for 20, and in the same office location for 7. This Albuquerque-based firm has grossed over $1M each year for more than a decade. Diversified practice within immigration law, handling employment, family, removal, and consular matters. All equipment included in sale. Principal can ease transition for serious buyers. Send inquires in confidence to

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Letters of the Week: Peter A. Schey, Ruben Botello, JD, Honza Prchal, and Rossi LeClaire

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Living 'Illegal': The Human Face of Unauthorized Immigration By Marie Friedmann Marquardt, Timothy J Steigenga, Philip J. Williams, and Manuel A. Vasquez - The New Press, 336 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 1595586512, $17.52 -

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