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Immigration Daily April 27, 2012
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Comment: Reagan-style Amnesty - Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson looks at data from a recent Pew Hispanic Center report and argues that now is the time for our government to write and enact rational immigration reform. Mr. Robinson notes the report's finding that more undocumented Mexican immigrants may be leaving the United States than entering it, but he points to the economy, rather than our state and federal governments' recent draconian immigration policies, as the major guiding factor in this trend. The writer believes "[w]e need a Reagan-style amnesty that would allow the great majority of undocumented immigrants to stay." What do you think? Share your thoughts with and continue reading here for the column.

Article: How Mississippi's Black/Brown Strategy Beat the South's Anti-Immigrant Wave by David Bacon

Article: Immigrants Of The week : Michael Buble and Anna Wintour by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Transcript from Arizona v. United States Argument by Matthew Kolken

News: Supreme Court Releases Transcript Of Arizona V. United States Oral Arguments

News: ICE Releases Guidance On Return Of Removed Aliens

News: USCIS States Proposed Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Is Not in Effect

News: District Court Enjoins DOL From Enforcing 2012 H-2B Final Rule

News: DHS Releases Guidance On Treatment Of Individuals Previously Subject To NSEERS

News: DOS Releases Cable On Parole Of Removed Aliens

Focus: PERM Update 2012: Post Filing Issues
Tuesday, May 1 is the deadline for the Thursday, May 3 phone session of "PERM For Experts", with Joel Stewart (discussion leader), Edwin Rubin, Lorna Burgess, Christina LaBrie, Kiran Vairale Mumtaz, Michael Piston, David Ware and Nathan Waxman. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Calculating Time Periods
  • Audits and Requests for Documentation
  • Reconsideration : Government or Regular Queue
  • Supervised Recruitment
  • Preparing Requests for Review to BALCA
  • BALCA en banc and Leading Panel Decisions
  • Administrative Appeal v. Filing under the APA in District Court

Tuesday, May 1 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up today.

Headline: Voters Understand the Immigration Debate; Politicians Don't...
Headline: Arizona Businesses Brace for Pain Over Immigration Ruling
Headline: Partisan Spin Denies Obama Credit for Immigration Success
Headline: Supreme Court Oral Argument, Arizona v. U.S.
Headline: 5 Takeaways from the Immigration Argument at the Supreme Court
Headline: Immigration Law at the Supreme Court
Headline: Video: How tough should the US be on immigration? - Inside Story: US 2012
Headline: John Boehner doubts Marco Rubio immigration plan could pass House
Headline: Video: Mexican Immigration Winds Down
Headline: job opening - are you a stressed out attorney, paralegal or law student looking for a job? Have no fear!
Headline: Apr 26- Attorney Discussion Board
Headline: Mexico President Felipe Calderon Says State Immigration Laws in US Are Unfair
Headline: The Phyisician Immigration Book - The Physician Immigration Book is coming soon. Until then, order your copy today
Headline: To Gustavo Arellano, Mexican food is a big melting pot

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Miami, FL - Miami Beach Immigration Law Firm is seeking Experienced Business Immigration Paralegal. The ideal candidate must have a bachelor's degree and 3+ years of experience preparing and filing business and employment based cases (H, L, E, TN, EB2, EB3 and PERM). Must be dependable, detail oriented, organized and able to work independently, while managing some administrative work. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Spanish are required. Some experience with Excel and INSZoom immigration program desired. Interested applicants please send resume and writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Boutique business immigration law firm is seeking a senior associate to handle complex business immigration matters, including EB-1, EB-2, PERM, O-1, E-1, E-2, E-3, H-1B, L-1A and L-1B petitions and similar. The ideal candidate will have excellent management, organization, writing and interpersonal skills, with 5+ years of relevant experience. Salary D.O.E. Please email CV and writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Multiple Locations - Proskauer Rose LLP is seeking immigration paralegals for the Newark, NJ and New York offices. Recognized by Chamber USA as one of New Jersey's top labor and employment firms, the firm provides a full range of labor and employment services to businesses of all sizes in the New Jersey/New York Metropolitan area, throughout the United States. The ideal candidates will have 3+ years of experience in business immigration law, including H-1B, L-1A/B and blankets, TN, E-1/2, E-3, O-1 and PERM, with excellent English written and communication skills. Overtime is required and schedule flexibility is a big plus. This is a fast paced environment with excellent employee benefits and growth opportunity. Please send your resume to Angela Houghton at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Prominent midtown Manhattan immigration law firm is seeking paralegal with 1+ years of experience in employment based immigration, with an emphasis on PERM filing. Applicant will work in a high volume team environment and have client contact. The ideal candidate should have good writing, communication and organizational skills. Please send resume to

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here

Law Firm Merger
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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 1st, Teleconference - The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) is pleased to host the EB-5 Quarterly Stakeholder Engagement via teleconference and in person at the California Service Center in Laguna Niguel, California. For more information, see

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