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



December 7, 2010



http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,1207.shtm



ITEMS



1. Comment: Letters This Week - This week we received letters

from Roger Algase, Honza Prchal, Don Miller, Dave and Victoriya

Eggen. You can read them and comment on them here,

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/03_top_links_november_2010.html#comments

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/02_house_democrats_are_santa.html#comments

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/01_holiday_hiring.html#comments

Alternatively you can email your letters to

mailto:editor@ilw.com.



2. Article: H-1B Cap Update: Fewer Than 15,000 H-1B Visas

Remaining by Chris Musillo

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1207-musillo.shtm



3. Article: Reid Files Cloture Motion On DREAM by Greg Siskind

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1207-siskind.shtm



4. Article: Investing In The American Dream by Roberto G.

Gonzales for Immigration Policy Center

http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1207-gonzales.pdf



5. News: Obama Issues FY 2011 Refugee Admissions Numbers

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1207-memo.shtm



6. News: USCIS Updates H-1B Cap Count

http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1207-h1bcap.shtm



7. 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



8. Headline: Reid files cloture as House, Senate poised to vote

on DREAM Act http://ow.ly/3ljJ6

9. Headline: An immigration attorney responds to Senator

Isakson's mean-spirited letter on DREAM Act http://ow.ly/3lj5Y

10. Headline: DREAM Act backs foreigners in USA. If everyone

backs the dream act why hasn't it passed already?

http://ow.ly/3ljry

11. Headline: GOP rises, will DREAM Act falter?

http://ow.ly/3ljpJ

12. Headline: Churches push hard on last-minute immigration

legislation http://ow.ly/3ljow

13. Headline: In third conference call in a week, WH pushes DREAM

Act http://ow.ly/3ljmF

14. Headline: Newt Gingrich, calling the DREAM Act "useful."

http://ow.ly/3ljlp

15. Headline: Governor pardons Jamaican immigrant facing

deportation http://ow.ly/3liJG

16. Headline: Stanley backs military service for some

undocumented immigrants http://ow.ly/3liHO

17. Headline: Mayor asks hunger striker dreamers to eat, but they

refuse. Pass the dream act so they can eat. http://ow.ly/3liEJ

18. Headline: DREAMing of green cards http://ow.ly/3liDa

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20. Headline: Tax Compliance for Immigrants and Employers: The

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one of the nation's largest immigration law firms, seeks

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a prominent business immigration law firm, has challenging,

rewarding, and stable career opportunities for immigration

professionals. Due to the sustained growth of our practice, we

currently have multiple openings for experienced corporate

immigration paralegals. Candidates should have 3 to 10+ years of

business immigration experience (NIV and IV) with a top-tier

immigration practice or in-house corporate immigration department

and be able to work in a high-volume case-processing environment.

Experience with corporate immigration compliance and/or global

immigration matters is a plus. All positions involve extensive

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fast-paced environment. An undergraduate degree is required. Goel

& Anderson offers highly competitive salaries, outstanding

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401(k) match), and opportunities for sustained career growth.

Qualified candidates are invited to apply with resume and cover

letter to mailto:careers@goellaw.com. All submissions will be

kept strictly confidential. No phone calls please.



4. Immigration Law Certificate

Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex

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with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by

CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level

certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes,

offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of

the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of

immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based

immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for

individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies

and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants

and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would

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5. J1 Visa Program

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ReadersWrite



1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/06_using_twitter.html#comments



2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion

http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/12/07_letters_this_week.html#comments



To submit an Article for consideration, write to

mailto:editor@ilw.com

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ComingsNGoings



ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event December 8, Washington, DC -

The Woodrow Wilson International Center For Scholars is proud to

present "Mixed Signals at the Border: The Future of U.S.-Canada

Preclearance Programs." Speakers include Kathryn Bryk Friedman,

Paul Haddow, Kevin McAleenan, C. Stewart Verdery, Jr., Larry Ehl,

Kirk Lanz, John Parisella, Christopher Whatley and Ron Rienas.

For more information, see

http://www.wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=events.event_summary&event_id=639463



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  1. Roger Algase's Avatar
    I am not optimistic about today's DREAM Act vote. Obama has been caving in, instead of taking the lead, on immigration for far too long, just as he is caving in on tax cuts for the rich and so many other issues that are important to progressives and minorities. The irony is that if he had shown more guts and stood up for Latinos, instead of cynically taking them for granted, he would have done much better in this year's election and would be under less pressure to give away the store.

    However, the DREAM Act is only a minor skirmish compared to the upcoming battle over 14th Amendment birthright citizenship. Unfortunately, those who think that it would take a constitutional amendment to render millions of US born children of Latino, Asian and black immigrants stateless are deluding themselves. All that would be needed is for the Supreme Court to revisit the 1898 decision of US v. Wong Kim Ark, which is the real foundation of birthright citizenship for children with foreign born parents.

    It would not take much in the way of distorted English common history and legal sophistry to overturn that decision, effectively nullifying the 14th Amendment's guarantee of birthright citizenship for the children of immigrants. The current reactionary Supreme Court majority has shown itself fully capable of doing this with regard to both the 1st and 2nd Amendments. Why not go after the 14th too, if that will suit the far right Republican agenda?
  2. Cover Letter 's Avatar
    However, the DREAM Act is only a minor skirmish compared to the upcoming battle over 14th Amendment birthright citizenship.
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