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Arthur L. Zabenko, Esq., Legal Editor
September 4, 2001
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Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for Burundi, Sierra Leone and Sudan. The TPS statute and INS regulations offer eligible aliens from designated countries a temporary stay of removal and employment authorization for the designated TPS period and for any extensions. TPS does not lead to permanent resident status. When a TPS designation ends, beneficiaries revert to the immigration status they had prior to TPS (unless that benefit has expired or been terminated) or to any other status they may have been granted while in TPS. The INS maintains a table of countries whose nationals are eligible for TPS.

The California Service Center processing times have been updated.


Deadline is Midnight Monday!

Monday 11:59 p.m. Eastern time is the deadline to sign up for the H-1B seminar being presented on Wednesday, September 5th by Angelo Paparelli and Stephen Yale-Loehr. For more info or to sign up online, click here. To sign up by FAX click here.

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"A Moveable Feast": New and Old Portability under AC21 105 (Part X)
Angelo A. Paparelli and Janet J. Lee in the tenth of their articles on H-1Bs discuss the effective dates and retroactivity of recent changes in the law.

Immigration News

TPS Extensions
Temporary Protected Status (TPS) has been extended for Burundi, Sierra Leone and Sudan.

Senate Judiciary Meeting on US-Mexico Migration Discussion
The full Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on Friday, September 7, 2001, at 10:00 a.m. on "US-Mexico Migration Discussions: An Historic Opportunity".

Immigration in the Press

Immigrant Reform is Slow-tracked Bush Will Unveil Just His Goals in Meeting with Fox
According to USA Today President Bush will outline his goals for reforming immigration laws next week with Mexican President Vicente Fox at his side, but objections in Congress have forced him to rethink an ambitious plan to grant legal status to millions of illegal immigrants.

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Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, is the largest law firm in the country practicing exclusively in the area of immigration and nationality law. In order to meet the demands of our growing business, the firm is actively recruiting for experienced paralegals in its ATLANTA, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY,and CHICAGO offices. The ideal candidate has business immigration experience or a human resources background dealing with immigration issues. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. The firm offers superior salaries and exceptional growth opportunities. Please submit cover letter and resume to Anne-Rose van den Bossche, Esq., Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen, & Loewy, 515 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10022 or fax 212-750-1121 or

Angelo Paparelli and Steve Yale-Loehr will conduct a teleconference and e-mail listserv series titled On the Cutting Edge: H-1B Practice and Strategy with Angelo Paparelli and Steve Yale-Loehr. The remaining teleconferences will take place Wednesdays September 5, and October 3, 2001, at 1:00-2:30 p.m. Eastern (New York) time. They are open to attorneys, employers, HR professionals and anyone else interested in the H-1B process and strategy. For more information or to register click here.

American Immigration Lawyers Association 2001 Fall CLE Conference "It's a Border Thing" September 14, 2001, La Mansion del Rio Hotel, San Antonio, Texas. Register before August 24, 2001, and save $$. Receive discounted hotel rates when you make hotel reservations by August 20, 2001. Visit the Conference section of to obtain registration and hotel information. Don't Miss This Exciting Conference!

Saturday, October 13, 2001, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Ramada Inn, Fairfield, NJ. A panel of experienced immigration lawyers and paralegals will explain how the administrative system operates and present the information you need to handle basic immigration matters. Youll also hear directly from several agency representatives about the procedures you need to follow when dealing with these agencies. For details click here.

American Immigration Lawyers Association, Central Florida Chapter (AILA-CFC) will be holding its 15th Annual Advanced-Level Immigration Law Seminar on October 26-27 at the Renaissance Orlando Resort, Orlando, Florida. Discounted hotel rates are available from the resort. Point of contact for information/registration is Steve Zawacki, or 407/831-6644.

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