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


November 2, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,1102.shtm


ITEMS


1. Comment: Top Links October 2010
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in October 2010
below:
Top five October Immigration Daily Articles
++ Open Letter To Mayorkas With Petitioner's Brief And
Appendicies Attached by Barbara J. Brandes
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1015-brandes.pdf
++ Meg Whitman's Housekeeper Controversy by Pamela Hartman
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1005-hartman.shtm
++ The Hispanic Vote In The Upcoming 2010 Elections by
Steven A. Camarota and Ashley Monique Webster
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1027-camarota.shtm
++ The New American Electorate: The Growing Political Power Of
Immigrants And Their Children by Rob Paral, Walter Ewing and Seth
Hoy for the Immigration Policy Center
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1014-ipc.pdf
++ Latinos Must Show Their Muscle in November by Carl Shusterman
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1007-shusterman.shtm


Top five October Immigration Daily Items
++ USCIS Releases E-Verify User Manual For Federal
Contractors
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1006-everify.pdf
++ DOS Issues Notice On Registration For Diversity Immigrant
(DV-2012) Visa Program
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1001-notice.shtm
++ USCIS Releases October EB-5 Stakeholder Meeting Presentation
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1015-eb5.pdf
++ DOL Reports On 2009 Foreign Labor Certification Trends
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1029-flcreport.pdf
++ State Department Publishes Briefing on 2012 Diversity
Visa Lottery Program
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1001-diversity.shtm


2. Article: Purported Voter Fraud and The "Illegal" Bogeyman by
Charles Kuck
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1102-kuck.shtm


3. Article: EB-5 Preapproval Process: A Bright Spot in Uncertain
Times by Carolyn Lee
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1102-lee.shtm


4. Article: Reid Promises Vote On DREAM Act In Lame Duck by Greg
Siskind
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1102-siskind.shtm


5. Article: Lawyers on Both Sides of Arizona's Immigration Law
Face Questions at the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals by Matthew
Kolken
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,1102-kolken.shtm


6. News: USCIS Issues Notice On Extension of the Designation of
Somalia for Temporary Protected Status
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1102-somalia.shtm


7. News: USCIS Issues Update And QA On 18-Month Extension of TPS
For Somalia
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1102-tps.shtm


8. News: Mayorkas Memo On Response To Recommendation Regarding
The Processing Of Waivers Of Inadmissibility
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,1102-mayorkas.pdf


9. Focus: THE PERM BOOK
The outline of THE PERM BOOK, 2nd Edition is as follows:
PART I. PERM RULE, ANALYSIS, AND COMMENTS
A. PERM Regulation
B. Articles by PERM Writers
C. Editor's Comments to the PERM Rule
PART II. FAQ, STAKEHOLDER & LIAISON MEMORANDA
A. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by Lawrence Rudnick
B. Summary of DOL PERM Stakeholders Meetings by Lorna Rogers
Burgess
C. Frequently Asked Questions
PART III. ETA FORMS, OLD AND NEW
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
Certification
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
PART IV. ROADMAPS AND CHECKLISTS
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
PART V. BALCA HANDBOOK
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
PART VI. FEDERAL LITIGATION GUIDE
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
PART VII: PREVAILING WAGE REVIEW
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
PART VIII: SWA SUMMARY STATE BY STATE
All 50 states + 4 territories (Guam, District of Columbia, US
Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico)
PART IX: PERM RESOURCES ON CD-ROM
Hundreds of files
For more info or to place your order, please see here.
http://www.ilw.com/books/thepermbook.shtm
For the fax document, see here.
http://www.ilw.com/books/thepermbook.pdf


10. Headline: Arizona Immigration Law SB1070 Engineered By Prison
Industry, According To NPR http://ow.ly/33jwz
11. Headline: The GOP's immigration problem: no to any piece of
legislation that extends beyond border enforcement.
http://ow.ly/33juK
12. Headline: Migrants in Europe and the US suffer the worst
forms of racial discrimination and xenophobia http://ow.ly/33jsP
13. Headline: Economic worries overshadow other issues
http://ow.ly/33jlj
14. Headline: New GOP-ers tough on immigration?
http://ow.ly/33jce
15. Headline: CLE Seminar on November 4: PERM for Experts: DOL
Communications, Reconsiderations & Appeals. Do not delay, sign-up
today! http://ow.ly/31Hxl
16. Headline: Midterm Elections 2010 - Hispanic Vote On
Immigration Reform Up http://ow.ly/33dhV
17. Headline: U.N.says migrants face worst racism, Arizona law
cited: "This kind of Policy could open the door to human rights
abuses" http://ow.ly/33dav
18. Headline: One part of Arizona immigration law may be upheld
http://ow.ly/33cSo
19. Headline: Coming Soon to the House: Immigration Foes: How
Some of the Likely new GOP House members plan to address
immigration http://ow.ly/33cIm
20. Headline: Federal judges consider constitutionality of
Arizona immigration law http://ow.ly/33cCJ
21. Headline: I-140 Book: An attorney's guide on I-140 EBIV
Process. For the complete table of contents and to order see
http://ow.ly/31GVF


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CLASSIFIEDS


1. Help Wanted: Immigration AttorneySan Francisco, CA - Morgan
Lewis,
http://www.morganlewis.com/index.cfm/nodeID/9397fe9c-9b54-4a00-bebc-af6638d213e5/practiceAreaID/2B8BE3AD-DF66-4128-A15A-2946C9AA4E35/fuseaction/practiceArea.detail
an international law firm with nearly 1,300 attorneys, seeks a
highly qualified mid-level associate with law firm experience to
join our Immigration Practice. The ideal candidate must have
experience managing high volume business immigration work as well
as expertise in dealing with various government agencies and
consular posts to resolve complex immigration issues. With an eye
toward providing exceptional client service, the candidate must
also have experience in managing, training, and mentoring a team
of case assistants and paralegals. The successful candidate must
possess excellent academic credentials as well as strong
organization, writing, and analytical skills and must possess a
good sense of humor. We have a very friendly workplace and value
collegiality, mutual respect, and diversity among our lawyers and
seek to make the practice both professionally and personally
rewarding. California bar membership is required. In addition to
a competitive salary, qualified candidates are eligible for a
signing bonus. At this time, Morgan Lewis is not accepting
applications submitted by search firms. Qualified candidates
only. All inquiries will be kept confidential. EEOE. To apply:
Please submit your resume, law school transcripts, and writing
sample using this online application system link.
https://lawcruit.micronapps.com/lc_supp_app_frm.aspx?lawfirm=106&id=0


2. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Reston, VA - Goel & Anderson, LLC,
http://www.goellaw.com
a prominent business immigration law firm, has multiple openings
for Assistant Immigration Paralegals at our offices in Reston,
Virginia.  These positions involve challenging and substantive
legal work, with a primary focus on assisting the firm's
attorneys and senior paralegals in preparing and filing temporary
and permanent visa petitions and applications on behalf of
professional workers. These positions require excellent verbal
and written communication skills, organizational and computer
skills, analytical and problem-solving skills, demonstrated
ability to produce an accurate work product within a fast paced
environment, ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and other
duties as
assigned.  A bachelor's degree is required.  Prior experience in
business immigration casework is a plus.  Goel & Anderson offers
challenging, rewarding, and stable career opportunities with
highly competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, 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.


3. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Midtown Manhattan immigration law firm seeks
bilingual paralegal (Spanish/English) on a part-time basis (3
days a week), with future potential for full-time, to prepare
full-range of business/family immigration applications. Must have
BA degree, excellent writing, verbal, case management & client
relationship skills. Experience preferred. Competitive
compensation package.  Email resume and cover letter to Marcia N.
Needleman at mailto:mneedleman@levittandneedleman.com.


4. Case Management Technology
Which company do Fortune 500 Companies, top immigration firms,
non-profits, one of the world's largest retailers and 2.4
million+ foreign nationals choose for their comprehensive
immigration management needs?  They choose EDGE, by LawLogix.
LawLogix boasts unparalleled immigration experienced customer
support to ensure we not only answer your call, but we answer
your question! Offering a full range of options for
transferring your current client files, LawLogix enables your
firm to easily adopt EDGE with no downtime. LawLogix EDGE is
the #1 integrated immigration forms, billing and case
management system with online access for clients.  EDGE
provides around the clock access for your clients to check the
status of their case, fill out intake questionnaires, review
and print forms, and communicate with you securely.  The online
client access reduces the number of case status inquiry calls,
and allows you and your staff to work more effectively. EDGE
provides exceptional reporting capabilities.  Quickly and
easily configure any reminder, case status, consultations,
milestone report with 1 click while making your job easier and
more enjoyable. Visit us at
http://www.lawlogix.com
email mailto:sales@lawlogix.com, or call today 877-725-4355 ext.
2 to request your Private VIP demo.


5. 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 mailto:mario@htp-usa.com,
call 404.843.0688 or find us on the web at
http://www.htp-usa.com


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ComingsNGoings


ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event November 4, Washington, DC -
The Paul, Hastings, Janofsky and Walker LLP is proud to present
"Civil Rights Symposium on Immigration." Speakers include Juan
Osuna, Ofelia Calderon, Mary Giovagnoli, Michael M. Hethmon,
Carol Wolchok, Paromita Shah, Brittney Nystrom, Marshall Fitz,
Brenda Oliver, and Nicholas J. Perry. For more info, see
http://www.law.gmu.edu/gmucrlj/symposium.php.


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