Comment: Top Links September 2011
Top five September Immigration Daily Items
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in September 2011 below:
Top five September Immigration Daily Articles
Article: DOMA and Immigration - a Worst Case Scenario by Victoria Neilson
Bloggings: Pennsylvania Jumping on the Immigration Enforcement Bandwagon by Matthew Kolken
Bloggings: I-9 Audit Tips - What you need to know From the Perspective of a Former ICE Agent by Jacob Sapochnick
News: DHS Publishes Fact Sheet On Border Security And Immigration Enforcement
Focus: The Consular Posts Book
The Table of Contents for "The Consular Posts Book" is as follows:
PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS
A chapter each on - Argentina - Buenos Aires; Armenia - Yerevan; Australia - Sydney; Brazil - Sao Paulo; Canada -Toronto; China - Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai; Colombia - Bogota; France - Paris; Germany - Frankfurt, and Munich; Haiti - Port au Prince; India - Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai, and New Delhi; Jamaica - Kingston; Nigeria - Lagos; Philippines - Manila; Taiwan - Taipei; Trinidad and Tobago - Port of Spain; United Kingdom - London; Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City.
PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment
PART III. THE CONSULAR POSTS RESOURCES ON CD-ROM
For contributor bios, more info, and to order, please see: http://www.ilw.com/books/ConsularPosts.shtm. Or for fax, please see: http://www.ilw.com/books/ConsularPosts.pdf
Headline: Legal Immigrant Thrown In Jail Because Of Alabama Anti-Immigrant Law http://ow.ly/6Oype
Headline: Napolitano: U.S. will set record for deportations immigration http://ow.ly/6Oynq
Headline: Mohamed Ali Muflahi Arrest: First Person Detained Under Alabama Immigration Law Was In U.S. Legally http://ow.ly/6Oylx
Headline: Immigration Reform Advocates Announce DREAM Act Scholarships In New York http://ow.ly/6Oy5h
Headline: On immigration issues, Mitt Romney's record is thin http://ow.ly/6Ox60
Headline: Napolitano defends immigration enforcement policy http://ow.ly/6Ox05
Headline: Alabama: Students don’t need birth certificates http://ow.ly/6OwTT
Headline: Did every1 read this piece by a team member who became a citizen http://ow.ly/6JHZV
Headline: H-1B Book includes H-1B Step By Step, Advanced H-1B Issues and essential memoranda. Get your copy at http://ow.ly/6JDoq
Headline: Photo: did III do that? http://t.co/W63ZQdY2
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event New York, NY, October 6 - The Center for the study of Ethnicity and Race at Columbia University is pleased to present the "Theory and Practice of Social Movements" Faculty Symposium. Speakers include Frances Negrón-Muntaner, Cathy Cohen, Mehmet Dosemeci, Tania Mattos, and Gabriella Coleman. For more details, see
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