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Immigration Daily January 31, 2012
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Comment: EB5 Workshop Early Bird Deadline - ILW.COM is pleased to announce an all-day comprehensive workshop on EB-5 in Orlando, FL, on March 5. " Save: $200 if you register by January 31. " Where and When: March 5, 2012 at University of Central Florida, in Orlando, Florida " Who: The speakers will be Edward Carroll (discussion leader), K. David Andersson, Boyd Campbell, Susan L. Pilcher and many other distinguished speakers to be announced " What: The workshop will feature sessions on an overview of the EB-5 category, TEA & regional center designation, liability considerations, EB-5 and investments and a Lunch Presentation. The price of the workshop includes a sit-down lunch, continental breakfast and coffee breaks " Benefits: This workshop is designed for a small limited audience and is interactive, and involves a full-day immersion into EB-5 matters. For more info, including detailed outline, details on location, and speaker bios, and to register visit: (Fax form:

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Article: The Modern Immigrant Rights Movement by David Bacon

Article: The E-2 Visa: U.S. Misses Out on Foreign Entrepreneurs by Pam Prather

Bloggings: "I Hate [Bleep]ing Immigration Law" -- Whenever I Get an Unjust Request for Evidence by Angelo Paparelli

Bloggings: The 2012 election: the party of bigotry vs. the party of cave-in, by Roger Algase

News: DOS Issues Updated Organizational Telephone Directory

News: DOS Issues Updated Key Officers Telephone Directory

Focus: Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada - Ernst & Young is seeking an Associate Attorney. Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law firms cooperate with our offices worldwide to provide our clients with integrated, quality service. The U.S. business immigration specialists at Egan LLP help companies address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. The firm's comprehensive range of U.S. business immigration services include obtaining both immigrant (green card) and non-immigrant status and visas as well as providing a range of U.S. immigration advisory services for employees and their employers. We are currently seeking an Associate Lawyer to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. The ideal candidate has the following qualifications: JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, three to five years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings Excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit our website at - Job Code: TOR000JP

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Atlanta, GA - Seyfarth Shaw LLP is seeking a Senior Immigration Paralegal to join its Atlanta office. The ideal candidate will participate in all aspects of the firm's national Business Immigration and Global Mobility practice, including the management of client relationships, case review and analysis, preparing and filing employment-based nonimmigrant and immigrant petitions, including PERM processing, overseeing junior paralegals in case preparation, and serving as the primary contact to numerous prominent clients. Our clients include Fortune 500 corporations, major academic and medical institutions, and performing artists. The ideal candidate must be technologically savvy, efficient and able to successfully multi-task in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, be able to work independently, when necessary, manage one's own time in addition to being a team player, be able to communicate effectively in writing, and orally, as appropriate for the needs of the audience (clients, governmental agencies, internal and external resources), and be able to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Senior level applicants must possess a minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible business immigration experience. Salary is commensurate with experience. Send resume and cover letter to EOE M/F/D/V

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Immigration Law Firm in the K Street area of downtown Washington is seeking an experienced paralegal. Ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of experience in business/ family immigration law with an emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings. Interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). Successful applicants will have broad knowledge of immigration law and procedures; be detailed-oriented; able to handle volume; highly organized and strong communicators. Please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements, in confidence, to No calls please. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Troy, MI - Ellis Porter is seeking a dynamic associate attorney with 3+ years of employment-based immigration experience. Attorney will manage high-volume caseload for clients ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Experience should include temporary work visas (H-1B, TN, L-1, E-1/E-2/E-3, O-1) and green cards (PERM, EB-1, NIW). Industry experience in automotive/engineering, IT consulting, and/or healthcare is preferred. Language skills are also a plus. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to and we'll be in touch. Ellis Porter is also interested in exploring opportunities with experienced attorneys with an established, portable client base. If you're interested in growing your practice in an innovative, highly rewarding practice model, and have the desire to play a significant role in Ellis Porter's mission to change the landscape of immigration in Detroit, we'd like to talk to you.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
February 10, San Diego, CA - The Center for Comparative Immigration Studies is pleased to present the UC International Migration Conference 2012. Speakers include David FitzGerald, John Skrentny, Karthick Ramakrishnan, Jennifer Chacon, Roberto Suro. For more information and to RSVP see

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