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Immigration Daily May 16, 2012
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Article: Assault On Battered Immigrants: HR 4970 Undoes VAWA Protections And Risks Lives by Myriam Jaidi

Article: Prosecutorial Discretion In Context: How Discretion Is Exercised Throughout Our Immigration System By Hiroshi Motomura for the Immigration Policy Center

Bloggings: H-1B CAP COUNT: 36,700 by Chris Musillo

Bloggings: McCain: Romney Knows "Self-Deportation" Is Not 'The Entire Answer' by Matthew Kolken

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Headline: Life on Both Sides of the Border
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Philadelphia, PA - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP is seeking an Immigration Paralegal with 2+ years of experience in immigration law matters including the processing of PERM applications. This position will handle a variety of employment based immigration matters for multinational companies, universities, hospitals and research organizations. You will work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, scholars, researchers, and other professionals to establish their eligibility for immigration benefits, and help guide them through the immigration process. The ideal candidate must have strong verbal, written, and organizational skills; be able to understand complicated rules and procedures; and have a Bachelor s degree with excellent academic credentials. Please email your resume, a copy of your college transcript and a brief writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Los Angeles, CA - Stone & Grzegorek LLP, PC, is seeking an experienced business immigration attorney who will work on EB-5 investor and other complex business immigration matters. The ideal candidate will have 7+ years of experience in business immigration with excellent management, organization, writing and interpersonal skills. Please email cover letter and work history to and include the words "Immigration Attorney" in the SUBJECT LINE. All replies kept in confidence.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Maggio + Kattar, PC, a nationally recognized, DC-based immigration law firm, is seeking an experienced business immigration paralegal. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of PERM and NIV experience. Challenging work dealing with international clientele with career advancement possibilities. Excellent work environment, competitive salary and benefits. Please email resume + references to or fax (202) 483-6801, Attn: Amal Talhame. No calls.

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