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Arthur L. Zabenko, Esq., Legal Editor
Nina Manchanda, Esq., Assistant Legal Editor
Marc Ellis, Esq., Chat Transcripts Editor
January 15, 2001
Editor's Comments of the Day
Cases of the Day
ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day
Immigration News of the Day
ILW.COM Highlights of the Day
ILW.COM Chats and Discussions of the Day
Classifieds of the Day
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Editor's Comments of the Day

Recently ILW.COM has received inquiries about the qualifications of the attorneys who are listed on the site. ILW.COM does make efforts to verify that attorneys are licensed to practice law. If attorneys are listed for practice in countries other than the US, we check to make sure they are licensed to practice in those countries. We encourage attorneys to use the find a lawyer page to check the listings of colleagues in their areas to see who are members. With over 600 attorneys listed on the site not every one has the same area of expertise or level of experience. The choice of an attorney to handle your case is an highly personal decision. ILW.COM offers the opportunity to search for and contact attorneys by location, by language, by area of expertise so you can find one with whom you feel comfortable. With the discussion board and the open public chat room every evening ILW.COM also provides a forum for people to compare experiences with attorneys.

Cases of the Day

IIRIRA Stop Time Rule and NACARA Constitutional
In Bartoszewska-Zajac v. INS, No. 99-4430, (6th Cir. Jan. 12, 2001) the court found that the retroactive application of IIRIRA's "stop time" rule for suspension cases is not a violation of due process and provisions of NACARA which provide for more lenient treatment of asylum applicants from some countries do not violate equal protection principles.

ILW.COM Featured Article of the Day

Carl Shusterman Explains Section 245(i)
Carl Shusterman explains who is eligible to take advantage of section 245(i) and why it matters.

Immigration News of the Day

Legal Guest-Worker Plan For Mexicans To Be Pushed
The Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports that after a visit with Mexico's new president, a group of US senators said they will immediately push for a sweeping program that could allow millions of Mexicans to become legal guest workers in the US.

New York City's Melting Pot Works for Baby Names, Too
According to the New York Times [registration required] although New York remains highly diverse, many immigrants are choosing to forego giving children names from their native land, choosing more Westernized names.

ILW.COM Highlights of the Day

10 free cases
Attorneys, save your time in answering routine status check calls: let your clients access their case online. All ILW.COM members are entitled to ten free cases.

ILW.COM Chats and Discussions of the Day

ILW.COM Chat with Lawyers Grows to Three Times a Week
Due to popular demand the ILW.COM will schedule chat with lawyers three times a week starting in February.

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Classifieds of the Day

ILW.COM carries classified ads for immigration related positions. $100 for single insertion, $250 for five consecutive insertions, payable in advance. Contact us for details. We will also carry for no charge announcements such as immigration related events. We reserve the right to refuse any ad and to make minor editorial and formatting changes. Send to

THE SPEAKERS: This is a bench-bar panel coordinated by US Immigration Judge William Strasser and featuring three other Immigration Judges: Hon. Jeffrey S. Chase, Hon. Margaret McManus, Hon. Alan. A. Vomacka, and INS Assistant District Counsel Lisa Greenburg. Click here for details.

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