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Immigration Daily August 9, 2012
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Comment: The EB-5 Summit Early Bird Deadline - ILW.COM is pleased to announce The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers in Los Angeles, CA on September 14.The speakers will be Charles C. Foster, Elsie Hui Arias, Ignacio Donoso, Michael Gibson, Mark Ivener and Other Speakers to be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

Lawfully Advising on Project Choices

  • What investor's counsel can and cannot do
  • What makes a suitable project
  • Due Diligence
526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • Reviewing business plans and Matter of Ho
  • Source documentation and tracing
  • Currency control restrictions
  • Common RFE topics and troubleshooting
829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • How to document job creation
  • Dealing with changes of plans
  • Fighting denials and RFEs
  • Removal issues
Ethics Panel
  • How to avoid conflicts of interest
  • Professional liability insurance considerations
Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel

Economist Panel

  • 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
Developing the 924 Petition
  • What does USCIS want?
  • Matter of Ho-compliant business plans
  • Working with counsel to get your project approved
Taking Care of Business
  • Project selection and development
  • Deal structuring: So you succeed and investors get 526's approved
Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects
  • Domestic marketing of EB-5 investments
  • Foreign marketing of EB-5 investments in various countries
  • Securities compliance
For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: http://www.ilw.com/workshops/september2012eb5.shtm. For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! This offer is available only until August 10!

Today's Obama's Deferred Action Graph

Article: ICE Re-Audits Employer, Alleged Knowing Hiring of Unauthorized Workers by Ann Cun

Blogging: Immigrant of the Day: Leo Manzano - Olympic Athlete by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Who Really Speaks For America? The Anti-immigrant Hate Groups Or The DREAMERS? by Roger Algase

News: USCIS Releases Interim Memo For Comment On Home Study For Intercountry Adoption Cases

Focus: INA And CFRs Under Ten Bucks -
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Headline: LOVE charts and graphs - "A Profile of America's Foreign-Born Population" http://ow.ly/cQiDa
Headline: Courthouse News Service: Anti-immigration Law Prepped for next Stage http:ow.ly/cQP6O
Headline: Baltimore, other cities take new approach ow.ly/cAS36
Headline: The Morality of Migration by Seyla Henhabib http://ow.ly/cLua6
Headline: Immigration Scams Blossom As Relief Nears For Undocumented Young People http:ow.ly/cQNty
Headline: States Apply Brakes on Immigration Legislation in 2012: The National Conference on State Legislatures (NCSL) http:ow.ly/cPLu9
Headline: Administration's "Guidance" Provides Little Insight into Backdoor Amnesty http:ow.ly/cPLkH
Headline: Estimate of Undocumented Immigrants Who Could Avoid Deportation Rises http:ow.ly/cPLdj
Headline: Business Immigration Law Strategies for Employing Foreign Nationals guide. get it now! http://ow.ly/cLVct
Headline: Los Angeles/Sep 14: Early bird registration deadline for EB-5 Summit For Attorneys & Developers http://ow.ly/cPOAS

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Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Labor Office of Foreign Labor Certification is seeking a Director of Temporary Program Operations. This position provides leadership, management direction, and operational control over temporary nonimmigrant visa programs administered by the OFLC; develops and implements a wide array of administrative management strategies and plans designed to ensure successful operation of the programs; organizationally manages staff remotely located at the Chicago National Processing Center; routinely engages public stakeholders and other senior Federal staff to resolve complex program issues; implements performance and quality control measures; and leads the review and continuous improvement of business processes governing operation of the temporary visa programs. The application period is open from 7/27/2012 - 8/27/2012. Salary ranges from $123,758 - $155,500. For specific information about this announcement and how to apply, please see: Announcement number DE-12-ETA-89 and Announcement number MS-12-ETA-090

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Labor Office of Foreign Labor Certification is seeking a Director of Permanent Program Operations. This position provides leadership, management direction, and operational control over temporary nonimmigrant visa programs administered by the OFLC; develops and implements a wide array of administrative management strategies and plans designed to ensure successful operation of the programs; organizationally manages staff remotely located at the Atlanta National Processing Center and national office; routinely engages public stakeholders and other senior Federal staff to resolve complex program issues; implements performance and quality control measures; and leads the review and continuous improvement of business processes governing operation of the permanent visa programs. The application period is open from 7/30/2012 - 8/30/2012. Salary ranges from $123,758 - $155,500. For specific information about this announcement and how to apply, please see: Announcement number DE-12-ETA-091 and Announcement number MS-12-ETA-092

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Canada, Toronto - EGAN LLP, a part of Ernst and Young's Global Business Immigration Services Group, is currently seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. EGAN LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal. An ideal candidate must have JD along with admission to any US State Bar, 3+ years of Business Immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings; excellent managerial, organizational, verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

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Removal
Mona Shah & Associates (MSA), in association with the well-known attorney Lory Rosenberg, offers removal law firms nationwide with co-counseling for BIA and circuit court appeals in cutting-edge cases, exploring novel legal theories in removal and litigation. Lory Rosenberg, Of Counsel to MSA, provides incisive case and issue consultation, expert opinion, mentoring for attorneys, advocates, and organizations engaged in agency and federal court appeals, asylum, convictions, admission, visas/adjustment of status, waivers, removal defense, naturalization, EB-5 related litigation and appeals and immigration reform. MSA possesses extensive experience in removal matters and is fully equipped with a dedicated and competent staff devoted to removal work. MSA stands ready to deliver unprecedented services to the immigration bar. For more information please contact: Lory@mshahlaw.com.

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Letters of the Week: Kenneth Rinzler(2), Ken Peterson, Business Law Acct., Joe Whalen, Brittanicus, Jim Norman (2)

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Webinar - August 21,2012 - 11am EST - USCIS is pleased to invite all interested individuals to participate in "Federal Contractor E-Verify" Webinar that will give a general overview of the E-Verify Program for Federal contractors that have been awarded a Federal contract with the FAR E-Verify Clause. For more information about how to participate, visit our website at www.dhs.gov/E-Verify and click on Take a Free Webinar

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