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Immigration Daily June 8, 2007
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Nativist Groups

According to a USA Today news story, "Charles Frahm, FBI deputy assistant director for counterterrorism, said there is increasing concern that the most radical elements of the anti-immigration wing may be "susceptible" to recruitment by white supremacists and other groups inclined toward violence." For the full story, see here.

Reminder: Three workshops in Orlando: Investor Visas Workshop, June 13th, The PERM Workshop, June 12th, Nurse Immigration Workshop, June 11th.

We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by writing to


The Indispensable All-In-One CSPA Handbook

ILW.COM is pleased to present the Child Status Protection Act Handbook by Charles Wheeler of the Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC):

  • Chapter 1: Overview Of Age Out
  • Chapter 2: Overview Of The CSPA And Implementation
  • Chapter 3: The CSPA And Family-based Visas
  • Chapter 4: The CSPA And Employment-based Visas
  • Chapter 5: The CSPA And Diversity Visa Lottery
  • Chapter 6: The CSPA And Asylee/Refugee Processing
  • Chapter 7: The CSPA And VAWA
  • Twenty-four Appendices
  • Numerous CD-ROM Resource Materials
For more info on the Child Status Protection Act Handbook, and to order, see here. For the fax form, see here.


It Is Time For Self-Regulation And Accreditation Of LPOs
Mark Ross writes "Formal regulation of the legal process outsourcing (LPO) industry and an industry wide education and accreditation program for offshore LPO attorneys is an essential step toward the maturation of the industry."


USCIS Fact Sheet On Military Naturalizations
USCIS released a fact sheet on military naturalizations.


Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Austin, TX - Tindall & Foster, P.C., an established immigration-only practice seeks experienced immigration attorneys. The successful attorney candidate is expected to possess 2-5 years experience in employment-based immigration law. Tindall & Foster, P.C. has been practicing immigration law since 1973 and has organized sub-specialty practice areas in employment-based, investor, outbound, litigation, waivers, consular and employer Sanctions. The Firm has offices in Austin and Houston and continues to expand. Resumes may also be accepted for future positions in the Houston Office as well. Please visit and for more information. 401(K), medical and dental offered. Salary commensurate with experience. Experienced candidates may submit resumes and salary histories to No calls please.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, an international immigration law firm seeks experienced immigration attorneys with 3-5 years business immigration experience for the New York and Philadelphia offices. The ideal candidate will be familiar with all aspects of business immigration, including NIV and IV, have had extensive client contact, and be able to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced, high volume environment. Candidate must also possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Competitive salaries and excellent benefits offered. Please send resumes with salary history to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Sherman Oaks, CA - The Law Offices of Jessica Dominguez, a rapidly growing firm has immediate opportunity for an immigration attorney to join its team. Attorney will represent clients before immigration officers and in immigration courts. Excellent legal research/writing and outstanding communication skills needed. Ideal candidate has 2 years of experience-exceptional, motivated candidates with less experience are also encouraged to apply. Must speak Spanish. Send cover letter + resume to Roxana Muro: All replies will be treated in the strictest confidence and references will not be contacted without prior approval.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Fairfax, VA - USCIS Office of Chief Counsel (OCC) seeks experienced attorney for the position of Associate Regional Counsel, Northeast Region. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, serving as attorney providing on-site legal advice to Washington District Office USCIS personnel on national security issues and drafting visa petition appeal briefs. Applicants must possess JD degree, be active bar member, and have at least one (1) year of post JD experience. Applicants must submit resume + writing sample not to exceed 10 pages. Send cover letter, resume, + writing sample to All submissions must be received by close of business June 18, 2007. GS11-GS15 levels and is open until filled. No relocation reimbursement available. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2007-0005 at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
13-person midtown NYC immigration law firm seeks paralegal with 2+ years of experience with business applications: nonimmigrant and immigrant. Experience with family based, naturalization and other applications a plus. Ideal candidate has BA degree, is detail oriented, organized and conscientious. Candidate must also possess excellent writing, communication & case management skills. Competitive compensation package offered. Please email resume + cover letter in MS Word format to Marcia N. Needleman, Esq. at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Chicago, IL - Laner Muchin, one of the nation's oldest labor law firms, has two full-time paralegal-level position openings: (1) experienced US immigration paralegal and (1) entry-level global immigration specialist. The ideal experienced US paralegal candidate must have 1+ years of substantial experience in a wide variety of US employment-based immigration processes. An entry-level opportunity is available for a global immigration specialist to manage non-US visa case matters. Mandarin fluency required for this position. For both positions, successful candidates must be highly motivated, detail-oriented and have outstanding communication, case management, computer and people skills. College degree required. Competitive compensation package + excellent benefits offered. E-mail cover letter + resume to, specifying either the experienced US paralegal or entry-level global specialist position. We are an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington DC - Georgetown law firm has current opening for an experienced immigration paralegal. Duties include but are not limited to: drafting and preparing petitions and H1B visa applications for submission and approval to USCIS; labor certification applications and related filings. Candidates must have a minimum of 3 years experience as an immigration paralegal or similar role; strong proficiency with MS Office; excellent written and communication skills and attention to detail. Firm offers excellent salary and benefits. For immediate consideration, send resume and cover letter to: Garvey Schubert Barer, Attn: Renee Alston by mail: 1000 Potomac Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20007, fax:(202) 965-1729, or email:

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Washington, DC - Cutting-edge nationally-recognized law firm seeks experienced business immigration and immigration litigation attorneys. Warm collegial atmosphere. No billable hours. Fascinating clients. Challenging work. Competitive salary and benefits (including in-office massage). J.D. plus minimum of two years experience in business immigtration and/or immigration litigation. Excellent writing and interpersonal skills required. Excellent opportunities for advancement. Resumes to Paul S. Haar, 1150 Connecticut Ave., N.W., Suite 900, Washington, D.C. 20036 or e-mail to

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New Associate - Ithaca, NY
Miller Mayer LLP is pleased to announce that Brian Nicolai Hinrichsen recently joined its immigration law group as an associate. Nick previously practiced corporate and securities law in the San Francisco office of Sidley Austin. Before that he was in-house counsel in the Paris office of Case Corporation. Nick is admitted to practice in New York and California and is a member of the New York Bar Association, the California Bar Association, and the American Immigration Lawyers Association. He is an immigrant from Denmark and is conversant in both Danish and French.


Readers are welcome to share their comments, email: (300-words or fewer preferred). Many letters to the Editor refer to past correspondence, available in our archives.

Dear Editor:
In the last sentence of my letter (06/07/07 ID) I wrote: "than none would be too many" by mistake. I meant to say: "that none would be too many." My apologies to all ID readers for the typo. This, of course, has nothing to do with the fact that "CIR" is a terrible bill which can only get worse with amendments. The politicians who are trying to palm it off as any kind of an improvement to an immigration system badly in need of compassion and realism toward immigrants of all skill and educational levels are simply deluding themselves. As immigration advocates, should we sit back silently while this atrocious bill, which would destroy the foundations of our immigration system as we know it and effectively put an end our history as a nation of immigrants, is foisted on us from above? The public and the media may not know any better. But as immigration lawyers, we have a responsibility to speak out.

Roger Algase, Esq.
New York, NY

Dear Editor:
I was outraged to read Roger Algase's recent letter to the Editor (06/07/07 ID) concerning the perceived 'bias' against Latino immigrants 'inherent' in the proposed point system. While I agree that the system places a greater burden on those with lower fluency in English or those in the lesser-skilled categories, to extrapolate from this a bias toward Latinos is, I would respectfully submit, completely without merit. With no disrespect meant to Latinos, who have contributed a great deal to the rich and varied fabric of this nation, I think it is inappropriate and dangerous to ascribe racial intolerance to those who support a system that favors language fluency, education and skills. To imply otherwise is to insult the very people whom the author seeks to defend.

Christine Flowers, Esq.
Philadelphia, PA

Dear Editor:
Lou Dobbs always complaints about job outsourcing, immigrants taking "American jobs" and bla bla bla. And many so called "compassionate conservatives" agree with him. Now, these folks must give us ideas of how to create a prosper, secured, competitive USA while we can completely stop businesses "sending jobs" overseas, protect high Americans wages and close the border and also make foreigners to worship our "mighty" strong US dollar. Lou Dobbs et al. must stop dreaming about his protectionist stand will save American jobs. Why not punishing those who shop imports ? or those who use robots, computers, automated machines and software, vending machines for stealing jobs from Americans ? This anti immigrants hysteria is getting ridiculous, many townships are proposing that property owners must be immigration agents as well by asking the renters' legal papers, what next ? Pizzerias and Chinese food joints need to see ones' greencard before serving their paying customers ? It's easy to be a crybaby, many Americans can do Lou Dobb's job for less including me, if my job just complaint and complaint day and night. Please folks get a life a bit, and face it, competition is anywhere, there's nothing such as take it for granted "American jobs". Consumers have right to shop whatever best deals they can find anywhere globally and businesses can invest and outsource to anywhere they like and find they're competitive and attractive markets and places.

Robert Yang

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