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Immigration Daily October 31, 2011
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Comment: Echoes Of Civil Rights - Fox News Latino notes that "The nation's strictest immigration law has resurrected ugly images from Alabama's days as the battleground state for civil rights Opponents say the new law's schools provision conjures images of Gov. George Wallace's stand in the schoolhouse door to block racial integration. "Today we have a different stand in the schoolhouse door. We have efforts to intimidate children who have a constitutional right to go to school," said Richard Cohen, president of the Southern Poverty Law Center. Although no solid numbers exist, schools have reported fewer Hispanic students attending school, with some saying as much as 10 percent of their Hispanic students have withdrawn since the law took effect a month ago. Undocumented immigrants interviewed by The Associated Press have said their children were bullied and told to go back to Mexico, while others have described their intense fears of arrest and deportation." Do you think we are seeing history repeat itself? Please express your opinion in our letters section or by writing to us at

Article: When an "Affiliate" is Not an "Affiliate": The Strange Intersection of Immigration and Corporate Law by Wendy Castor Hess

Article: Form I-9 Document Alert: USCIS announces New EAD and Certificate of Citizenship by John Fay

Bloggings: DREAMer Shamir Ali Faces Deportation to Bangladesh by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: The Mentally Incapable and Political Asylum By Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: H1B Visa Employee - Right of Control for Sole Business Owners by Jacob Sapochnick

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:
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
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?
For more information about the book and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.

Headline: Other immigrant groups generally less concerned than Latinos about Alabama immigration law
Headline: "I Told You So," Colbert Says to Alabama Immigration Law
Headline: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see
Headline: LatinoPolitics: Latino Group Stands By Criticism of White House Latina Cecillia Munoz
Headline: Alabama Immigration Law: Opponents Rally Around Deli Owner, Latino Workers
Headline: Former Latino Club President & Alabama Immigration Law
Headline: Graham Adair, a leading boutique immigration law firm, is looking to hire a paralegal for its Austin, Texas office

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Letters of the Week: Gladys Farris

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Madison, NJ, December 9 - The Paralegal Studies Department at FDU and the New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania Chapters of the American Immigration Lawyers Association is pleased to present "Current Trends in Business Immigration Law: Transformation, E-Verify and IMAGE". Speakers will include John Thompson, USCIS representative, and ICE representative. Please RSVP to

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