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March 2, 2011



http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2011,0302.shtm



ITEMS



1. Comment: Government Times - Visa Wait Times from the State

Department and Border Wait Times from CBP are among the various

government times you can find from our Processing Times page.

http://www.ilw.com/govttimes/index.asp

Of course, you can also get the latest Priority Dates, and both

Service Center and District Office Processing Times. Bookmark

this useful page and have the information available at your

fingertips!



2. Article: The Midnight Society by Anthony Guidice

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2011,0302-guidice.shtm



3. Article: Compliance Alert: I-9 Central Website Coming Soon

by John Fay

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2011,0302-fay.shtm



4. Article: Expatriation: Overview And Special Renunciation Problems

by Laurie Grossman and Leon Wildes

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2011,0302-wildes.shtm



5. Bloggings: Fifty Million Environmental Refugees by 2020 by

Jason Dzubow

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2011,0302-dzubow.shtm



6. News: USCIS Announces Proposed H-1B Electronic Registration

System

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-h1b.shtm



7. News: DOL Publishes Notice On H-2A 2011 Adverse Effect Wage

Rates

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-h2adol.shtm



8. News: USCIS Publishes Fact Sheet On Exemptions For Certain

Iraqi Groups

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-iraqi.pdf



9. News: USCIS Announces New Filing Location for Change of

Address Form

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-addresschange.shtm



10. News: DOL Publishes FY2010 Annual Performance Report

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-dol.pdf



11. News: USCIS Warns About Diversity Visa Scams

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2011,0302-diversityvisa.shtm



12. Focus: The Immigration Compliance Book

The Immigration Compliance Book, Editors Angelo A. Paparelli, L.

Batya Schwartz Ehrens, and Dan Siciliano features contributions

from Jason Burritt, Francis E. Chin, Philip C. Curtis, Laura

Danielson, John Fay, Bonnie K. Gibson, Richard Gump, Douglas D.

Hauer, Susanne C. Heubel, Loan Huynh, Jay Jorgensen, Susan Kelly,

Adam Ketcher, Cynthia Lange, Kevin Lashus, Robert F. Loughran,

Kristin Major, Johanna Marmon, Cyrus D. Mehta, Maggie Murphy,

Michael Patrick, Julie Pearl, Justin A. Rymer, Olivia M. Sanson,

Lynn O. Tarran, Vinh C. Trieu, Steve Trow, Greg Wald, Matthew

Warren and Michael J. Wildes. The Table of Contents is as

follows:

++Editors' Introduction

++Understanding I-9 Concepts

++I-9 Advanced Topics

++Employer E-Verify Considerations

++E-Verify Advanced Topics

++DHS Enforcement Through ICE Raids and Audits

++Specialty Topics

++Resource Materials



For more info on this book and to order, see here (

http://www.ilw.com/books/TheImmigrationComplianceBook.shtm

fax version, see here).

http://www.ilw.com/books/TheImmigrationComplianceBook.pdf



13. Headline: In 2012, the DREAM Act Will Be a Major Electoral

Issue in the Latino Community http://bit.ly/dVnfIv



Headline: Fines for hiring immigrants WITH THE EXCEPTION OF

maids/groundskeepers/houseworkers http://bit.ly/eUWrdu



Headline: Michigan immigrant bill draws debate http://ht.ly/46sJG



Headline: Have you been to Shelbyville? Meet Miguel, it's

touching. http://vimeo.com/19199989



Headline: After the DREAM: Students fighting for a path to

citizenship still looking for reliable allies http://ow.ly/46mPp



Headline: Castillo Is A Shining Example: The DREAM Act Should

Live On http://ow.ly/46mLY



Headline: Students warned against Spring Break in Mexico

http://ow.ly/46mHE



Headline: Virginia Strengthens Anti-Immigrant Stance

http://ow.ly/46mBN



Headline: U.S. agent's killing in Mexico highlights menace of

cross-border gun trade http://ow.ly/46myk



Headline: Teachers Protest New Immigration Bills, SB 1611 and SB

1407 http://ow.ly/46maC



Headline: 5 area arrests part of U.S. drug sweep http://ow.ly/46m2d



Headline: Indiana's proposed immigration crackdown draws fire

http://ow.ly/46lWK



Headline: Texas immigration bill has big exception http://ow.ly/46lSH



Headline: H-1B Book includes Step By Step, Advanced H-1B Issues

and essential memoranda are all found here . Get your copy at

http://ow.ly/43IhZ



Headline: PERM For Experts seminar. what to do if the beneficiary

was laid off and more! sign up now! at: http://ow.ly/43HjW



Headline: Hopeful DREAM http://ow.ly/45Dvz



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CLASSIFIEDS



1. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Denver, Colorado - Ogletree Deakins

http://www.ogletreedeakins.com/

is seeking an experienced business immigration paralegal for its

Denver office. Candidates should have experience in business

immigration law including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, P-1

and E-1/E-2 petitions, PERM applications, EB-1 and PERM based

I-140s, and adjustments. Qualified candidates must have

excellent organizational/communication skills and experience with

one of the major immigration case management systems. Very

competitive salary and excellent opportunity for professional

growth. No relocation assistance. Send resume and cover letter

with salary requirements to:

mailto:cheryl.passini@ogletreedeakins.com.



2. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

Washington, DC - Boutique immigration law firm

http://www.paulhaarlaw.com

in downtown Washington, DC seeks experienced associate attorney.

Ideal candidate will have excellent research, writing skills and

client relation skills. Must have demonstrated experience in all

business and family immigrant and nonimmigrant petitions and

significant Immigration Court experience. Bilingual

Spanish/English a plus. Collegial atmosphere. No billable

hours. Competitive salary and benefits. Resumes, refs and

writing samples to mailtoaulhaar@paulhaarlaw.com.



3. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys

Reston, VA - Law Offices of Rakesh Mehrotra

http://www.immigrationonline.com

has immediate openings for junior associate attorneys for busy

Immigration practice. Candidates must have experience in

business immigration law, including preparation of H-1B, L-1, TN,

O-1 and E-1/E-2 visa petitions, deportation and labor

certification cases. Responsibilities include the preparation and

filing of business and employment-related immigration

documentation. Qualified candidates must have excellent

organizational skills, attention to detail, accuracy and

consistency. Excellent written and oral communication skills

required. Competitive salary and benefits offered. Firm offers

very congenial work environment with opportunity for professional

growth. Send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

mailto:jobs@immigrationonline.com or call 703-230-6802.



4. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys

Washington, DC - The Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC), U.S.

Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of

Homeland Security, is seeking experienced attorneys with 3+ years

demonstrated experience in immigration law for the position of

Chief Transformation Counsel in Washington, D.C. The attorney

will serve as advisor to the USCIS Chief Counsel and USCIS Deputy

Chief Counsel, and to the USCIS Chief, Office of Transformation

Coordination. The Chief Transformation Counsel's

responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing

advice on all immigration legal, policy, and regulatory matters

arising within the USCIS Transformation program -- including

immigrant and nonimmigrant visa petitions; family-based,

employment-based, and diversity visas; issues related to change,

extension and adjustment of status; adoptions; naturalization and

citizenship; parole; employment authorization; and alien

registration. Applicants must possess a J.D. degree from an

accredited law school, be an active member of the bar (any

jurisdiction), and have at least three (3) years of post-J.D.

experience in immigration law. For more info, key in Job

Announcement Number: COU-CIS-2011-0002 at

http://www.usajobs.com/. Submit cover letter, resume, and writing

sample (max. 10 pps.) to: mailto:Stephen.Bell@dhs.gov. Must be

received by close of business, Friday, March 18, 2011. Position

is at the GS-15 level.



5. CLE Immigration Event

Memphis, TN - (May 13-14, 2011) The Federal Bar Association in

conjunction with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; the

Mid-South Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association

(AILA); and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of

Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the most exciting

national immigration conferences available this year. The

confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA

attorneys and government officials including Judges from The US

Circuit Court of Appeals, the EOIR's Office of the Chief

Immigration Judge (OCIJ), former and current Immigration Judges

from across the country, and counsel from The Office of

Immigration Litigation (OIL). This conference also offers the

opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and USCIS supervisors as

they discuss various immigration issues that affect both the mid-

South and the nation as a whole. Come mingle with faculty without

large crowds. This intimate setting is perfect for both new and

experienced practitioners alike. Program includes special tracks

for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 14

CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have

fun, too. Early bird deadline is April 15, 2011. For more

information, including speakers, curriculum, see here.

http://fedbar.org/Image-Library/Sections-and-Divisions/Immigration/2011-Immigration-Law-Brochure.pdf

To register online, see here.



http://www.fedbar.org/Sections/Immigration-Law-

Section/Calendar/Immigration-Law-Seminar.aspx

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1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2011/03/01_several_items-1.html#comments



2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2011/03/02_government_times.html#comments



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ComingsNGoings



ComingsNGoings: New Award The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to

announce the winners of its 2011 Vilcek Prizes, awarded to

foreign-born individuals for outstanding contributions to the

American arts and sciences. This years recipient's are: Titia de

Lange - Rockefeller University Biomedical Researcher, Charles

Simic - Distinguished Poet, Yibin Kang - Cancer Researcher and

Dinaw Mengestu - Novelist. For more info on this year's

recipients, see http://www.vilcek.org/.



Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at

no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com.

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