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Article: Dealing with Skeletons in the Closet, Part II: Errors, omissions and inconsistencies on the I-9 Form by John Fay

Bloggings: The Diversity Visa Program and Issues of National Security by Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: FAP Report: L-1 Denials in India are Soaring by Greg Siskind

News: DOS Publishes Notice Announcing Cap On Current Participant Levels And Moratorium On New Sponsor Applications For Summer Work Travel Program

News: USCIS Publishes Update On Honduran TPS

News: USCIS Publishes Update On Nicaraguan TPS

News: USCIS Updates H-1B Cap Count

Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The Lawyer's Complete Guide
Our new book on tax compliance for immigrants and employers authored by noted authority Paula Singer is shipping now. The outline is as follows:

  • International Aspects of Individual U.S. Tax Returns
  • A Guide for Filing IRS Forms 1042 and 1042-S
  • U.S. Taxation of H-1B Specialty Workers
  • 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
  • Appendix includes Treaties/Agreements and Sample Letters
  • CD-ROM includes 50+ IRS Forms, 16 IRS Publications, useful web links
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Headline: Alabama, Obama Administration Fight Over New Immigration Law
Headline:Will immigration law be only focus during the Arizona Recall Election?
Headline:Rice defends her native Alabama on immigration law
Headline: A book about immigrants by an immigrant & how becoming an American has changed. get it now!
Headline: RT @BBCDomC: BREAKING: Home Secretary now speaking on immigration checks. Watch live
Headline: Licensed jobs hit in new immigration law
Headline: Letters of the Week: Nov 7- Nov 11
Headline: Do bosses need classes on immigration law?
Headline: New immigration law brings in not just illegal residents but legal ones, too

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Mid-west, USA - A well-established, boutique law firm is seeking attorneys with experience in business immigration for immediate hire. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Please submit your cover letter and resume at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Mid-west, USA - A well-established, boutique law firm has openings for paralegals with experience handling business immigration matters. Applicant must possess strong writing and communication skills Please submit your cover letter and resume at .

Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Multiple Locations, Canada - Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. The business immigration specialists at Egan LLP work closely with members of Ernst & Young's Human Capital group, to help companies address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. Egan LLP helps companies efficiently relocate people wherever they need them to be, anywhere in the world. The firm's comprehensive range of services-from advising on immigration issues and the use of international agreements in immigration matters, to arranging entry visas, work permits or permanent resident status-makes operating across borders less painful and more cost-effective for employers. And for employees, these services mean less stressful, low-risk cross-border travel. Our offices are growing! We currently have openings in our Calgary, Toronto and Vancouver offices for the following roles: -Associate Lawyers (US Business Immigration) -Associate Lawyers (Canadian Business Immigration) -Global Immigration Senior Coordinator -Law Clerks. For more information, please visit our Ernst & Young Careers website and search for open roles using the keyword Immigration .

Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals
Washington, DC - U. S. Department of Labor is hiring for two positions through November 10, 2011. A temporary Program Manager (Vacancy Announcement Number:DE-11-ETA-182), a Permanent Program Manager (Vacancy Announcement Number:DE-11-ETA-186) For specific information about these positions please review the official vacancy announcement located at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Sunnyvale, CA, - Sindell Law Offices, P.C. a boutique business immigration law firm, seeks an experienced paralegal. Our firm focuses on the representation of Japanese corporations and nationals in various business immigration matters. We seek a paralegal with 2-5 years of experience dealing with clients, forms, L-1, H-1b, E, PERM, and other NIV visas, someone who has experience preparing RFE responses. Most important skills include English writing skills, ability to analyze complex legal issues, and excellent organizational skills. We have offices in New York City and Sunnyvale, California (near San Jose) The position is for our Sunnyvale office but will require a one month training commitment in our New York office prior to starting in Sunnyvale. Japanese fluency is a plus for this position. Salary commensurate with experience. Send resume, cover letter, and writing sample (if available) to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Dallas/Fort Worth, TX - Bailey & Galyen has an immediate opening for experienced Managing Immigration Attorney in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This position requires 5+ years in all areas of Immigration Law. Prefer bilingual English/Spanish. Some travel required. E-mail resumes to Visit our website

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Letters of the Week: Honza Prchal, Norma Ramirez, David F. Mainland, Tim Houghtaling, Lisa Eisenberg

ComingsNGoings: New Partner
Bell Nunnally & Martin LLP is pleased to announce that Karen-Lee Pollak has joined the firm as a partner and head of the firm's immigration practice. Ms. Pollak handles the full array of immigrant and non-immigrant visa needs for executives, professionals, athletes, actors, students and visitors. She assists corporations in compliance audits and immigration-related corporation policy formulation.

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Publisher:  Sam Udani    ISSN:   1930-062X
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