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Immigration Daily March 28, 2011
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Article: ICE Guide to Worksite Enforcement Investigations: You Can Run but You Can't Hide by Amy Peck

Bloggings: Utah Gets it: New Law to provide Work Authorization for Guest Workers by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: PERM: Foreign Language Undefined by Joel Stewart

Bloggings: Two USCIS Offices Accepting Same Sex Marriage Green Card Petitions by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Delays in processing I-526 petitions are unnecessary, cost the government money, and delay job creation and economic growth by Stephen Parnell

Bloggings: Hospitality Immigration - Birth Tourism, is it really happening? by Jacob J. Sapochnick

News: DOS Issues Correction On Exchange Visitor Program Fees and Charges

News: CRS Report On US Immigration Policy On Haitian Migrants

Focus: Removal For Experts
ILW.COM is pleased to announce "Removal For Experts", a new 3-part telephone seminar series with Scott Bratton (discussion leader), Nadine Aljijakli, Judd Azulay, Bob Frank, Steve Thal and others. The curriculum is as follows:
FIRST Phone Session on March 31: Preliminary Issues in Removal Cases

  • Commencement of Removal Proceedings
  • Evidence
  • Burden of Proof
  • Challenging the NTA
  • Bond and Mandatory Detention
  • Motions to Supress
  • In absentia removal orders and motions to reopen
SECOND Phone Session on April 7: Criminal Issues in Removal Proceedings
  • Criminal grounds of removal and inadmissibility
  • Aggravated felonies and limitations on relief
  • Vacating convictions and the impact of Padilla v. Kentucky
THIRD Phone Session on May 5: Issues related to relief from removal
  • Asylum, withholding, CAT includig the social group analysis
  • Cancellation of Removal
  • Adjustment of Status
  • Voluntary Departure
  • TPS
  • Waivers (212(i), 212(h), 237(a)(1)(H)
Tuesday, March 29 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up today.

Headline: Modest bill reaches to both political parties
Headline: Groups target states' undocumented immigration bills
Headline: Obama boasts of consulting immigration radical: Union boss admitted amnesty meant to ensure 'progressive rule'
Headline: What You Don't Know About Immigration: The Top 99 Immigration Blogs. TY for including @ilwcom
Headline: 'Brain waste' thwarts immigrants' career dreams. From doctor and surgeon to sales clerk and babysitter
Headline: Woman escapes deportation until status of same-sex marriage made clear
Headline: Documents Reveal Pressure to Comply With Program to Deport Immigrants
Headline: AETS provides foreign credential evaluations, certified translations in 100+ languages, w/ specialists in 80+ fields
Headline: his personal goal is to reform laws help immigrants -Estudiante hispano emprende cruzada a favor de los inmigrantes
Headline: I-140 Book: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see
Headline: RT @BulldogShadow Oakland rallies around family torn by deportation
Headline: RT @LatinoPolitics: Irony of Rep. @LorettaSanchez Delivering a Keynote Address on DreamAct Next Week

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan immigration law firm seeks paralegal on a part-time basis (3 days a week), with future potential for full-time, to prepare full-range of business immigration applications. Must have BA degree with 1-2 years of business immigration experience. Competitive compensation package. Email resume and cover letter to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Matawan, NJ - Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP seeks an immigration paralegal. Fragomen is recognized as the world's leading global immigration services provider, with more than 1,000 immigration professionals throughout over 30 strategically located offices across 15 countries. We provide comprehensive immigration services for short and long-term international assignments, permanent transfers and the local hire of foreign workers. Working in a collegial team-oriented environment our paralegals perform challenging and substantive legal work. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of business immigration experience, including non immigrant and immigrant visa matters. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills within a fast-paced environment. A Bachelors degree is required. Fragomen offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Please submit a cover letter and resume to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Klasko, Rulon, Stock & Seltzer, LLP, a nationally-known immigration law firm, has an opening for an immigration paralegal with 1-2 years of experience to handle a variety of employment based immigration matters for hospitals and research organizations from its New York City office. You will work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, managers, and other professionals to determine their skills and background, draft documents to establish their eligibility for immigration benefits, and help guide them through the immigration process. If you are interested in international/intercultural issues; are a good writer; are able to understand complicated rules and procedures; and have a Bachelor's degree with excellent academic credentials along with 1-2 years of immigration experience, please email your resume and a brief writing sample to: Information about the firm can be found at our website.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Studio City, CA - The Law Offices of Jessica Dominguez has an immediate opportunity for an immigration attorney with 2+ years experience to work on a wide range of cases in a diverse, full-service immigration law practice. Attorney Must be bilingual in English and Spanish. Must have experience in handling NIV visas and consular practice, PERM, Family-based IV, and Naturalization. Attorney will represent clients in Removal Proceedings, as well as BIA and Circuit Court Appeals, and Federal Litigation. Excellent research/writing and outstanding communication skills needed. Attorney will be substantially self-sufficient in preparing day-to-day correspondence. Candidate must be able to thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, where deadlines are critical. We have a great office environment and wonderful clients. Please e-mail cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Jessica Dominguez at All replies will be treated in the strictest confidence and references will not be contacted without prior approval.

J1 Visa Program
Fast, easy application process; 48-hour processing; $995 processing fee. Welcome to HTP's world of international exchanges. We are a Department of State designated sponsor of the intern and trainee programs. We are the go-to sponsor for numerous immigration attorneys. Email, call 404.843.0688 or find us on the web at

Case Management Technology
Use technology to leverage your immigration practice with INSZoom's powerful immigration case management products, which include 800+ forms updated within 24 hours of release with no patches or required downloads. This online tool - accessible from anywhere and anytime - provides e-filing of 20+ essential forms and gives you access to client relationship management and practice management tools, group calendaring, emails, notes, reports, billing and invoicing modules, automatic email alerts and reminders, document storage and assembly, and many other immigration management tools. The online library of customizable questionnaires, letters & email templates, ability for clients to check case status online. Compliancy modules: I9, LCA, AR 11, PERM, optional services: credit card processing, Outlook & QuickBooks integration. An ISO 27001:2005 and 9001:2008 certified company, INSZoom has been providing leading edge technology solutions for all sizes, from solo practitioners to large immigration law firms worldwide, corporations, universities and non-profit organizations since 1999. The world's largest immigration software company, INSZoom delivers robust and flexible solutions customized to your practice's needs. Schedule a complimentary online demonstration by calling (925) 244-0600 or emailing Learn more about why INSZoom has a 99% customer retention rate at

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