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Mar 1 - Several Items

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-----------------IMMIGRATION DAILY FROM ILW.COM------------------

March 1, 2011,0301.shtm


1. Comment: Several Items - This issue of Immigration Daily

features several items of interest including: articles by Charles

Kuck and Joseph Whalen, bloggings by Greg Siskind, Chris Musillo

and Brian Su, USCIS's minutes of Stakeholder Engagement and

several help wanted ads. Please scroll down for the item(s) of

interest to you.

2. Article: SB 40-The Emperor STILL Has No Clothes, or Exhibit A

in Why States Should Not Attempt to Legislate on Immigration

Matters by Charles Kuck,0301-kuck.shtm

3. Article: "Eligibility at the time of filing" Misapplication of

Very Specific I&N Decision Holdings and Principles to Too Many

Circumstances by Joseph Whalen,0301-whalen.shtm

4. Bloggings: Immigrant Of The Day - Natalie Portman - Best


5. Bloggings: Fourteen Healthcare Workers Indicted In Chicago by

Chris Musillo,0301-musillo.shtm

6. Bloggings: EB-5 Regional Centers Rush to China by Brian Su,0301-su.shtm

7. News: USCIS Quarterly National Stakeholder Engagement - Feb

24, 2011,0301-uscis.pdf


The outline of THE PERM BOOK, 2nd Edition is as follows:


A.;PERM Regulation

B.;Articles by PERM Writers

C.;Editor's Comments to the PERM Rule


A.;Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by Lawrence Rudnick

B.;Summary of DOL PERM Stakeholders Meetings by Lorna Rogers


C.;Frequently Asked Questions


A.;The New 9089 PERM Form by Linda Rose

B.;What DOL told OMB about PERM by Jay Solomon

C.;New ETA Form 9089 and Instructions, Application for Permanent

;;;;;Employment Certification

D.;Old ETA Form 9089, Application for Permanent Employment


E.;Old ETA Form 9089, Instructions

F.;Old ETA Form 9089 Electronic Filing Instructions

G.;ETA Form 750A

H.;ETA Form 750B

I.;;;ETA Form 750 A and B, Instructions

J.;;ETA Form 9127, Foreign Labor Certification (FLC) Quarterly

Activity Report


A.;Overview of PERM Cases

B.;Overall PERM Flow Chart

C.;Employer Checklist

D.;Alien Checklist

E.;Job Offer Checklist

F.;Attorney/Agent Checklist

G.;Prevailing Wage Preparation Checklist

H.;Prevailing Wage Quick Guide

I.;;Recruitment Checklist

J.;Express SVP Checklist

K.;PERM Audit Checklist: 10 Important Points

L.;Real and Virtual PERM Addresses

M.;What do PERM and H-1B Visas Have in Common?

N.;Attorney Competency Self-Test

O.;Sample PERM Cases


A.;Introduction to BALCA by Joel Stewart

B.;BALCA PERM Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart

C.;BALCA En Banc Quick Reference Guide by Joel Stewart

D.;BALCA Hearing Procedures


A.;Introduction to Federal Court Litigation by Sam Udani

B.;Exhaustion of Administrative Review by Michael E. Piston

C.;Federal Court Litigation-PERM by David B. Pakula

D.;Sample Pleading by Michael E. Piston


A.;Prevailing Wage Survey & Overview by Jane Goldblum

B.;Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 1 by Jane Goldblum

C.;Wage Worksheet Simple Systems 2 by Jane Goldblum

D.;656.40 Perm Reg. Determination of PW

E.;656.41 Perm Reg. Certifying Officer Review of PW

F.;Prevailing Wage FAQ

G.;Appendix A By Alphabetical Order

H.;Appendix A By SOC Classification Order


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9. Headline: Undocumented students: Carlos Hernandez and Sofia

Campos talk about their struggles

Headline: Gun Used to Kill Immigration Agent Traced to U.S.

Headline: Keeping dream alive 4 illegal immigrant students

Headline: Homeland Security program deports victims of domestic


Headline: Shakira says Latinos in US Will Have 'Justice'

Headline: How Current Deportation Policy promotes hate crimes

against Latino immigrants

Headline: Oklahoma House Panel Passes Illegal Immigration Bill...

Headline: Fla GOP leaders back stricter immigration bills

Headline: Why the DREAM Act Will Matter in 2012

Headline: ICE official accused of stealing gov't money

Headline: Oklahoma House panel backs comprehensive anti-illegal

immigration measure

Headline: Official: Weapon used in attack on ICE agent came from


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Headline: Sen. Ensign blasts tenure, supports Sandoval's cuts:

"spending on state colleges ought to be reduced"

Headline: Immigration reform: The view from the faith side

Headline: Sen. Hatch: "The revised DREAM Act was another

"Democrat overreach" that expanded amnesty coverage"

Headline: Tax Compliance for Immigrants and Employers: The

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advice on all immigration legal, policy, and regulatory matters

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