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Immigration Daily March 24, 2010
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Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine

Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a different approach. It is also useful to newer practitioners and paralegals in view of its easy to understand and practical style. For more info, see here. To order by fax, see here.


Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy
Greg Siskind writes " Albert Einstein is probably the most successful immigrant in the sciences we have ever welcomed to our shores. But you never know who will one day give him a run at the title."

Important Changes In Widely Used I-485 Adjustment Of Status To Permanent Residence Form And Procedure
Alan Lee, Esq. writes "The I-485 adjustment of status form is undergoing changes which must be noted because of its widespread use and because failure to adhere to the new procedures could cause filings to be rejected that in some cases could cause applicants to fall out of legal status."

The Morality Of Capitalism
E. Barry Asmus and Donald B. Billings for the Foundation For Economic Education write "In the past, defenders of competitive capitalism have been just as guilty as anyone for perpetuating this wrong-headed view."

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USCIS On New Filing Instructions For Form I-131
USCIS announced revised filing instructions and addresses for applicants filing an Application for Travel Document (Form I-131).


Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Washington, DC - The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks experienced attorneys with 3+ years experience in immigration law for the Adjudications Law Division (ALD). Attorneys will serve as advisors to the Chief of the ALD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS and other Departmental components on issues relating to U.S. immigration laws. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2010-0004 at Submit resume, cover letter + (2) writing samples to Claudia Salem, Acting Chief of the Adjudications Law Division: This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in competitive civil service. Must be received by 5pm EST, Monday, April 2, 2010. Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B, L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visas and PERM application; file business and employment-related immigration documentation under supervision of attorneys; extensive communication with clients and gov't agencies; assist on special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4 to 8 years business immigration experience required; excellent customer service skills; strong communication skills; must be organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow through skills; multi-task and work independently; strong sense of accountability and ownership of projects; ability to prioritize workload effectively; flexibility to work overtime when necessary. Please send resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Atlanta, GA, So. Calif. & San Francisco - Seeking immigration paralegals to manage large business immigration accounts. Must know full business immigration product range (H, L, O, TN, E, PERM, I-140, AOS, etc.) and must be tech-savvy and detail oriented with strong project management skills and ability and eagerness to operate in team environment. Successful law firm with large firm resources and great local office culture. Competitive compensation and benefits. In California, contact Angelo Paparelli; in Atlanta, contact James King

Forensic Psychology Services
Forensic Psychology Group - nationwide service - 800-852-2160. The Forensic Psychology Group provides nationwide expert witness services in all areas of immigration law. It is led by Stephen Reich, PhD, JD, and Grace P. Lee, PhD, JD, who are both clinical psychologists and attorneys, and also AILA members. The Group's experts - all licensed psychologists or psychiatrists - have extensive experience in working collaboratively with immigration lawyers on a wide range of forensic psychological issues. We offer nationwide service in the following areas: psychological consultation, psychodiagnostic evaluation, psychological reports, expert witness services, courtroom testimony, political asylum evaluation, extreme and exceptional hardship evaluations, spousal abuse, citizenship waivers. Dr. Stephen Reich, the Group's founder and director, is a nationally known forensic psychologist who holds a BA, JD, and MBA from Columbia University, and an MA and PhD in Clinical Psychology from Fordham University. He has been on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical College and on the Attending Staff of New York Presbyterian Hospital for 30+ years. Visit The Forensic Psychology Group. The right experts make a real difference.

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ArizonaDailyStar: Racist vigilantes, so-called "minutemen", are no more. Hooray for USA n her #immigrants!

Traitorous vigilantes, pretenders to proud title of "minutemen", dissolve. Antis lose! Long live USA n her immigrants!

Racists in uniform terrorize immigrants in Georgia Dont just jail the racists, deport them to Antarctica!

#Obama orders #ICE thugs to terrorize hard working immigrants STOP THE RAIDS NOW! Else, Obama is 1-term prez.

Ruben Navarette: "Obama has been asleep at the switch" on #immigration Sadly, Sen. #Menendez traitor to immigrants.

Antis decry police state Msg2antis: stop your racism or face the ICE thugs YOU created - they WILL deport u!

Antis are zero-sum anti-capitalists On top of which, they support breaking families in the Hitlerian tradition. Racists!

Politico story: #Immigrants key to economy's revival

Any immigrant who gets a Ph.D. from an American university should get a green card stapled to his or her diploma!

Israeli woman whose husband was killed in Mumbai terroristattacks has trouble visiting her 8 kids in BK due 2 immigration

Supreme Court to review #immigration law that favors children of US mothers, over US father

RT @ErwindeLeon: Tough Bill Advances in AZ on Illegal Immigrants: Allows arrest for trespassing into AZ. #immigration

Courage needed to reform #immigration: The longer [Congress] waits, the more complicated things get #m4a #ri4a

Former Homeland Security official convicted in #immigration case. All Americans need #CIR now!

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Immigration Event - Cambridge, MA
The Transnational Studies Initiative: Conversations Across Borders is pleased to invite you to attend 'Migrant Advocacy and the Securitization of Migration in Australia, Spain and the United States', 4:30-6:00 p.m., Thursday, April 1, 2010, Center for Government and International Studies, Room S153, 1730 Cambridge St., Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.


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Publisher:  Sam Udani    Legal Editor:  Michele Kim                        ISSN:   1930-062X