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


September 22, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0922.shtm


Contents:
Comment
2 Articles
1 News Item
Focus
8 Tweets
Classifieds: Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney, Help Wanted:
Immigration Professional, Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal,
Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal, Help Wanted: Immigration
Attorney, Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal, Credential
Evaluation And Translation, Case Management Technology
ReadersWrite
ComingsNGoings
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ITEMS


1. Comment: Are You LinkedIn -
ILW.COM cordially invites immigration professionals: attorneys,
paralegals, law students and others to join the ILW.COM LinkedIn
group.
http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=100756
The ILW.COM LinkedIn Group is a place for you to enhance your
network with others in the field, to discuss issues of mutual
interest, and to keep on the top of the latest developments in
immigration law.


2. Article: H-1B Exhaustion Target: March 15, 2011 by Greg
Siskind
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0922-siskind.shtm


3. Article: FSBPT and State Action by Chris Musillo and Cindy
Unkenholt
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0922-musillo.shtm


4. News: DOS Letter Informs Of Visa Numbers unavailability Until
October 1, 2010
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0922-dos.pdf


5. Focus: THE H-1B BOOK
THE H-1B BOOK is Edited by Karen Weinstock, and features
contributions by Prakash Khatri, Courtney Black, Mikiel J.
Davids, Melissa Downing, Rajeshri Patel, Ari J. Sauer, and Elissa
Taub. The Table of Contents is as follows:
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
IV. ADVANCED H-1B ISSUES
H-1B Degree Equivalency
Reviewing The Path To Permanent Residency
Traveling On An H-1B Visa While Petition  Or Application Is
Pending
Dealing With Gaps In Employment
Temporary Visa Alternatives To The H-1B
The History And Economic Impact Of The H-1B Visa
When Are H-1B Visas Cap Exempt?
V. and VI. ESSENTIAL MEMORANDA and CD-ROM RESOURCE MATERIALS
For more information about the book and to order, see here.
http://www.ilw.com/books/THEH-1BBOOK.shtm
For the fax form, see here.
http://www.ilw.com/books/THEH-1BBOOK.pdf


6. Headline: Sen. Harry Reid's Gay Rights, Immigration Boomerang?
http://ow.ly/2I99E
7. Headline: USCIS Immigrant Integration Initiatives Fact Sheet
http://ow.ly/2I962
8. Headline: Why Democrats are pushing a series of bills doomed
to fail http://ow.ly/2I8BX
9. Headline: Passion and Politics on Immigration Act: "The
tragedy is that the kids believe it is an honest process"
http://ow.ly/2I83E
10. Headline: Candidates Square Off On Taxes and Immigration
http://ow.ly/2I7OS
11. Headline: Deal attacks Barnes on illegal immigration
http://ow.ly/2I7Az
12. Headline: WSJ: Sen. Reid sinks DREAM in attempt to energize
Latino vote in Las Vegas http://ow.ly/2I4yN
13. Headline: CLE Seminar on September 23: Develop Corporate
Immigration Policies Without Breaking Employment Laws. Sign up
now at http://ow.ly/2uN8s


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CLASSIFIEDS


1. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Calgary, Canada - Egan LLP,
http://www.ey.com/CA/en/Services/Specialty-Services/Law/Egan-LLP
a part of Ernst & Young's global alliance of independent law
firms, seeks an associate lawyer to manage multiple and
challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to
contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse
clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for
teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right
candidate. Responsibilities: Demonstrate a solid understanding of
U.S. business immigration law and effectively, apply this
knowledge to client situations, prepare and submit applications
for U.S. employment authorizations, permanent residence,
citizenship and passport matters, make submissions to U.S.
embassies, consulates and visa posts worldwide, facilitate the
legal movement of employees across borders for business travel,
deal with immigration-related issues ranging from expatriate and
international corporate taxation to social security, provincial
health insurance and immigrant trusts, manage law clerks and
other client service team members. Qualifications needed: Law
degree along with a U.S. call to the bar (dual Canadian-U.S. call
to the bar would be an asset), two to four years of post-call
business immigration experience, broad exposure to U.S.
immigration law, excellent managerial, organizational and
verbal/written communication skills. Ernst & Young is committed
to diversity and equity. Please submit your resumes to Thomas
Byun at mailto:thomas.byun@ca.ey.com.


2. Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Secaucus, NJ - Ernst & Young
http://www.ey.com
seeks Visa and Immigration Coordinator, who is responsible for
assisting Ernst & Young employees with US visa matters and works
closely with our immigration counsel on a daily basis. This
individual is responsible for counseling employees on various
types of US visas such as H-1B, L-1, TN, F-1, J-1, PERM and green
card stages and advises when and the types of various work visas
are required. The V&I Coordinator is responsible to ensure that
all employees are in compliance with firm's policy as well as US
immigration laws. This professional will assist with internal
consultation on immigration matters and assist in the
coordination with the law firm to process the appropriate
immigration application. This is a
junior level position.  Bachelor's degree in a related discipline
or equivalent work experience required. Approximately 2 years
experience in US Business Immigration, international exposure and
cultural awareness a plus.
Must have ability to work with government agencies, foreign
embassies and outside counsel. To apply, visit
http://www.ey.com/careers
and enter job number SEC0006A.


3. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Chicago, IL - Immigration practice
http://www.fragomen.com
seeks an experience immigration paralegal. Candidate will work as
part of a team of attorneys and professional support staff
assisting multinational companies primarily with their U.S.
immigration requirements. The job involves extensive client
contact and utilization of state-of-the-art case preparation and
management systems to prepare, track, and manage cases in
process. Congenial and dynamic environment. Only candidates with
immigration experience should apply. Send resume and writing
samples to mailto:chicagocareers@fragomen.com.


4. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Downtown Washington, D.C. firm
http://www.paulhaarlaw.com
seeks a well-rounded, mature and responsible Senior Immigration
Paralegal with a minimum of 4 years experience in both family and
business immigration cases, including consular processing, all
non-immigrant visas and PERM.  Preference given to those with
demonstrated EB-5 experience.  Bilingual Spanish/English speaker
preferred.  Must have a Bachelor's degree and excellent native-
level English writing skills.  We are a boutique immigration firm
with a fast-paced yet collegial atmosphere and no billable hours
requirements.  Please email resume, references, writing sample
and cover letter with salary expectations to
mailto:ypichardo@paulhaarlaw.com.  No calls please.


5. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Memphis, TN - Siskind Susser's
http://www.visalaw.com
Memphis office seeks an experienced attorney  to join the
employment-based immigration team. Experience in physician
immigration, I-9/E-Verify/employer compliance,
entertainment/sports and/or general business immigration are all
a plus. Please email resume to Greg Siskind at
mailto:gsiskind@visalaw.com. No calls please and no candidates
from recruiters at this time.


6. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Memphis, TN - Siskind Susser's
http://www.visalaw.com
Memphis office seeks an experienced paralegal to join the
employment-based immigration team. Experience in physician
immigration, I-9/E-Verify/employer compliance,
entertainment/sports and/or general business immigration are all
a plus. Please email resume to Greg Siskind at
mailto:gsiskind@visalaw.com. No calls please and no candidates
from recruiters at this time.


7. Credential Evaluation And Translation
Why do the largest law firms, corporations and universities in
the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations?
Because as the nation's leader in foreign credential
evaluations and translations, American Evaluation &
Translation Service, Inc. (AETS) provides the most competitive
rates in the industry - $75 educational evaluations, as well
as $300 'expert opinion' work experience and position
evaluations completed by PhD university professors who have
the "authority to grant college level credit for work
experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of turn-
around times, including same-day service for educational, work
experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and
times, see: AETS Credential Evaluation Application.
http://www.aetsinternational.com/AETS.Credential.Evaluation.Application.PDF.Writable.2009.pdf
AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages, with
translators that are specialists in 80+ fields. For a copy of the
Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation Services,
see: AETS Translation Application.
http://www.aetsinternational.com/AETS.Translation.Application.PDF.Writable.2009.pdf
Please contact AETS at anytime at (786) 276-8190, visit
http://www.aetsinternational.com ,
or email: mailto:info@aetsinternational.com.


8. 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.


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ReadersWrite


1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/09/21_dream_deferred_56_to_43.html#comments


2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/09/22_Are_you_LinkedIn.html#comments


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ComingsNGoings


ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event Washington, DC September 29 -
The Migration Policy Institute is pleased to present a book
discussion "The Wind Doesn't Need a Passport: Stories from the
US-Mexico Borderlands" with Tyche Hendricks, journalist and
lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley Graduate
School of Journalism; Andrew Selee, Director of the Woodrow
Wilson Center's Mexico Institute; and Doris Meissner, MPI Senior
Fellow and Director of MPI's US Immigration Policy Program
For more info and to rsvp see:
http://my.migrationpolicy.org/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=24508#RSVP


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