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    Article: Stop The Assault On Employment Immigration To The Usa by Cyrus D. Mehta

    Bloggings: Mississippi Decides Not to Replicate Alabama Law by Greg Siskind

    Bloggings: Obama's "Uncle Omar" To Meet With Immigration Officials To Discuss Deportation To Kenya by Matthew Kolken

    Bloggings: Jewish Hatemonger and Her Lies About Syrian TPS by Jason Dzubow

    Bloggings: Another news story about immigration reform under President Mitt Romney by Roger Algase

    News: USCIS Releases Instructional Memo On Expedited Case Review Process For Administrative Errors

    News: USCIS Announces Expedited Review For Cases With Administrative Errors

    News: USCIS Publishes RFE Template For I-129 L-1 Intracompany Transferees For Comment

    News: DHS Publishes Report On Deportation Of Parents Of US Citizens

    Focus: The EB-5 Workshop - Save $ 100 Registration Deadline

    The EB-5 Workshop will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2012 in New York City, NY. The Speakers are Scott Barnhart, Angelique Brunner, Jose Latour, Jennifer Mercier Moseley, Brandon Meyer, Elisabeth Peng, Mona Shah, Dave Souders, Cletus M. Weber and Other Speakers to be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

    Session 1: An Economist's View - EB5 Projects from Inception to Completion

    • The role of the economist
    • Overview of regional economics and input-output modeling
    • Working within USCIS parameters: NAICS codes, regional center boundaries, what a TEA should look like, which "jobs" count
    • Current challenges
    Session 2: Securities Law Issues
    • EB-5 Projects as securities
    • Purpose
    • Investor Qualifications
    • Reg. D. and Reg. S. Exemptions
    • Disclosure Requirements
    • Broker - Dealer
    • Right of Rescission
    Session 3: Perfecting the I-924 Petition
    • Basic Information
    • Avoiding Requests for Evidence (RFE's)
    • Responding to RFE's
    • Recent Developments
    Session 4: The EB-5 Program from the point of view of an established regional center
    • History and past projects
    • Recent changes and looking into the crystal ball
    • Immigration law issues consistently seen from a Regional Center perspective
    Session 5: Perfecting the I-526 Petition
    • Basic Information
    • Avoiding Requests for Evidence (RFE's)
    • Responding to RFE's
    • Recent Developments
    Session 6: Source of Funds
    • Source documentation and tracing
    • Tax and licensing compliance
    • Currency control restriction
    • Current trends and challenges
    Session 7: Perfecting the I-829 Petition
    • Basic Information
    • Avoiding Requests for Evidence (RFE's)
    • Responding to RFE's
    • Recent Developments
    Session 8: Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
    • When to co-counsel and when to use experts
    • Avoiding and managing conflicts of interest
    • Advising (or not advising) clients about investments
    • Finder's fees
    • Professional liability insurance considerations
    For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until April 13, 2012!

    Headline: Miss. immigration-enforcement bill killed
    Headline: Undocumented Immigration and Abortion Combine to Split Nebraska Republicans
    Headline: US immigration laws see IVF children denied citizenship
    Headline: Immigration advocates optimistic about policy aimed at keeping families together
    Headline: Immigrant students urge Albany for tuition support
    Headline: Government plans to sue Arizona sheriff for targeting Latinos
    Headline: Apr 4 - Jay Peak EB-5 Project
    Headline: Tips on filing U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' Application for Naturalization

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    Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
    Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson has openings for experienced Business Immigration Paralegals. Candidates should have 3-5+ years of business immigration experience (NIV and IV) with a top-tier immigration practice or in-house corporate immigration department and be able to work in a high-volume case-processing environment. Experience with corporate immigration compliance and/or global immigration matters is a plus. All positions involve extensive client contact and applicants should have excellent verbal and written communication skills, outstanding organizational and time management skills, and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. An undergraduate degree is required. Immigration paralegals at Goel & Anderson work on challenging assignments and benefit from rewarding and stable career opportunities. Goel & Anderson offers highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits (including fully paid PPO Health, Dental, and generous 401(k) match), and opportunities for sustained career growth. Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover letter to All submissions will be kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please

    CLE Immigration Event
    Memphis, TN - (May 18-19, 2012) The Federal Bar Association in conjunction with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; the Mid-South Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the most exciting national immigration conferences available this year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA attorneys and government officials including Judges from The US Circuit Court of Appeals, EOIR and other former and current Immigration Judges from across the country, and counsel from The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL). This conference also offers the opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and USCIS supervisors as they discuss various immigration issues that affect both the Mid-South and the nation as a whole. Program includes special tracks for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 12 CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have fun, too. Early bird deadline is April 15, 2012. This Conference is limited to 400 Participants. Feel free to check out the preliminary brochure. Also, check out the housing and other information see here.

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    Letters of the Week: Don Miller, Angry IT Worker, Anne Stevens, Enginerd and jj

    ComingsNGoings: ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
    April 10, Cambridge, MA - the Migration and Immigrant Incorporation Workshop is pleased to present the 'The Effect of Immigrant Pupils on the Academic Outcomes of their Classmates in English Primary Schools'. Speakers include Will Cook and Visiting Scholar. If you wish to participate, please respond to

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