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Immigration Daily May 2, 2012
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Article: The Contentious Development of the Passenger Name Records Agreement Between the United States and the European Union that Was Approved on April 19, 2012 by Nolan Rappaport

Bloggings: Immigration Prosecutions Increase by 26% in January 2012 by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Experts Discuss Audit, Reconsideration and Appeal Options by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: How Romney Could Win Back Latinos by Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Releases New EB-5 Statistics

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Headline: Mexico President Felipe Calderon Says State Immigration Laws in US Are Unfair
Headline: A Look at How Congress Has Dealt With Immigration
Headline: Where Immigration Rallies Once Drew Hundreds of Thousands, Few Turn Ou
Headline: New Hampshire measure supports Arizona immigration law
Headline: Immigration will become a new kind of issue
Headline: Video: Candelario A Young Immigrant's Story
Headline: Top ICE figure pleads guilty in brazen, $500G scam
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Headline: NLRB Settlement- Know When To Enroll In E-Verify
Headline: May 1 - Top Links April 2012
Headline: Immigrants Create Jobs and Businesses, Boost Wages of Native-Born Workers [ ]
Headline: A Dream Act that Republicans should take up
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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 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

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: T V Krishnamurthy, R.Yang, Diallo Alassane, Susan Faulkner(2), Letty Gamez, John J. Branningan, Matthew U., Diane Schneider, ALi Campbell, Joseph Whalen, Lorine Cjmielewski, June Hill, Kenneth Rinzler, Don Crocetti, Rudolph DeLa Cruz, Stan Shafer, Gladys C Farris(2), EJ, Rita Lacroix

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 18, New York, NY - The Vilcek Foundation is pleased invite you to New American Filmmakers Tour Launch. This event features award-winning film My Last Day Without You and a Q&A section with writer Christoph Silber. For more information, see

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