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Immigration Daily August 12, 2002
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Editor's Comments

Today's Immigration Daily links to several items on technology for legal professionals:

  • Suggestions on effective use of email by law firms.
  • Article detailing the six kinds of legal automation for lawyers: Document Management, Financial Management, Case Management, Litigation Management, Legal Research and Client-relations Management.
  • An interview with an attorney-turned-technology consultant.
For links to the articles, please see below.

[Editor's Note: All links were working at the time of publication, but we have no control over links at external sites.]


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Featured Article

H-1B Series: The H-1B "Cap"
George N. Lester IV continues the H-1B series with a discussion on the H-1B Cap.

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Immigration Law News

BALCA Says Employer's Unsupported Assertions Insufficient To Rebut NOF
In the Matter of John Litvack Landscaping, No. 2001-INA-149 (BALCA, Jul. 25, 2002), the Board of Alien Labor Certification Appeals said that Employer's rebuttal to the Notice of Findings constituted bare assertions without any statements of affidavits from other landscaping service providers to confirm that landscape gardeners must know how to install sprinklers, and consequently affirmed the Certifying Officer's denial of the labor certification application.

DOS Interim Rule On DV Lottery Eliminates DOT
The Department of State published an interim rule to eliminate the use of the Dictionary of Occupational Titles for the DV program, and to clarify the definition of "high school education or its equivalent" and to define further acceptable photographs.

DOS Designates Terrorist Organizations
The Department of State designated the Communist Party of the Philippines and the New People's Army of the Philippines as terrorist organizations per Section 219 of the INA.

INS Memo For Naturalization Of Aliens In Armed Forces
The Immigration Services Division of the INS issued a memo for the implementation of President Bush's Executive Order providing for expedited naturalization for aliens and non-citizen nationals serving in an active-duty status in the Armed Forces of the United States. The Memo attached President Bush's Order.

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Email Suggestions For Law Firms
An article in Law Technology News offers suggestions on the effective use of email by law firms.

Technology For Lawyers
An article on says "Not enough attorneys are taking advantage of the tremendous advances in law firm technology."

Advice From A Lawyer On Technology features an interview with an attorney turned technology consultant.

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Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor:
I filed a FOIA request for H-1C data a few months ago and recently received the information. Other practitioners may find it of interest. (For the documents, please click here.)

R. Mark Frey

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