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December 8, 2010



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2. Article: The Case For A New Immigrant Entrepreneur Visa by

Stuart Anderson

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1208-anderson.shtm



3. Article: The Fight Book: Chapter I-H1B: Unfounded Revocations

by Rami Fakhoury

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1208-fakhoury.shtm



4. Article: Military Head Favors DREAM Act by Greg Siskind

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1208-siskind.shtm



5. Article: Chicago Soldier Seeks Humanitarian Visa for Wife by

Matthew Kolken

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1208-kolken.shtm



6. News: DOS Issues New Visa Procedures In Mexico

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1208-mexico.shtm



7. News: CBO Issues Report For DREAM Act of 2010 (H.R. 6497)

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I. and II. FOREWORD and INTRODUCTION

III. H-1B STEP BY STEP

First Step: Interview The Client

Second Step: Send The Client Intake Forms And Related Information

Third Step: Credentials: Verify That The Worker Has A US

Bachelor's Degree Or Equivalent

Fourth Step: Determine The Prevailing Wage

Fifth Step: Prepare And File The Labor Condition Application

(LCA)

Sixth Step: Prepare The I-129, Related Forms And Petition Letter

Seventh Step: Send All The Forms And Petition Letter To The

Client For Review & Signature

Eighth Step: Assemble The H-1B Petition And Send To The USCIS

Service Center

Ninth Step: Troubleshooting

Tenth Step: Post-Approval Case Management

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H-1B Degree Equivalency

Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency

Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition Or Application Is

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Dealing With Gaps In Employment

Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B

The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa

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10. Headline: Honey, We Have Something to Tell You -You Are

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11. Headline: Democrats fight to save DREAM Act immigration bill

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12. Headline: Obama administration, Dems urge passage of DREAM

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13. Headline: D-Day for DREAM Act: Immigration Bill Poised for

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14. Headline: Whole ACT-INA, 20/22/28 CFR and Citations: the most

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  1. Honza Prchal's Avatar

    Looks like the Administration's respect for due process in immigration affairs extends as far as its much hyped pledge to "restore science to its rightful place".
    See http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/05/AR2010120503230.html "Unusual Methods Helped ICE Break Deportation Record, E-Mails and Interviews Show"

  2. Sarah's Avatar
    Education should be available to the kids affected by the DREAM act. I hope it gets passed soon! You can read what I wrote about it here:

    http://news.university-bound.com/2011/02/09/the-dream-act-still-lives-on/
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