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Aug 10 - Bridging H-1B Gap

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


August 10, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0810.shtm

Contents:


5 Articles


3 News Items


Focus


11 Headlines


Classifieds: Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal, Help Wanted:


Immigration Professionals, Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal,


Expert Witness Services


ReadersWrite


ComingsNGoings


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ITEMS


1. Article: H-1B Portability When There Is A Gap In Status by


Cyrus Mehta


http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0810-mehta.shtm

2. Article: Antis Next Target: Public School Education For All


Children by Greg Siskind


http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0810-siskind2.shtm

3. Article: BS from CIS by Jason Dzubow


http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0810-dzubow.shtm

4. Article: Obama Administration Pulls a "Bait and Switch" with


Fingerprint Sharing Program by Matthew Kolken


http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0810-kolken.shtm

5. Article: Immigrants Of The Week: Kiki Vo, Samuel Dalembert,


and Ingacia Moya by Kevin Johnson


http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0810-johnson.shtm

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


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0810-h1bcap.shtm

7. News: USCIS Updates H-2B Cap Count


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0810-h2bcap.shtm

8. News: CRS Report On Point Systems For Immigrant Selection:


Options And Issues


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0810-crs.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: Prince William chairman Stewart: ICE will turn over


immigration data

http://ow.ly/2nDLI

11. Headline: Fingerprint program targeting immigrants leads to


47,000 deportations, a quarter were not criminals


http://ow.ly/2nDLI

12. Headline: H-1B Book includes H-1B Step By Step, Advanced H-1B


Issues and essential memoranda. Get your copy at


http://ow.ly/2gOZM

13. Headline: Latest poll on immigration shows Chicago residents


don't favor Arizona-style laws

http://ow.ly/2nDlB

14. Headline: Immigration agency working 2 fix visa denials 2


artists. For USCIS, Jewish klezmer music & tango not "culturally


unique"

http://ow.ly/2nD7D

15. Headline: A Resource List for TPS for Haitians in New York


http://ow.ly/2nAnu

16. Headline: America Is at Risk of Boiling Over: And out-of-


touch leaders don't see the need to cool things off.


http://ow.ly/2nA8q

17. Headline: The Likelihood of Tweaking the 14th Amendment? Not


Very

http://ow.ly/2nzNr

18. Headline: In a Surprising Decision, Federal Court Rules in


Favor of Alien Detainees

http://ow.ly/2ndRG

19. Headline: PERM Book 2d. Ed: Your Book for PERM Rule, Analysis


and Comments, ETA forms, Memos, Roadmaps & Checklists. Get your


copy

http://ow.ly/2gOYd

20. Headline: Don't be left out- Get listed! Sign up for ILW.COM


Attorney Yellow Pages at

http://ow.ly/2gOWd

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CLASSIFIEDS


1. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Los Angeles, CA - Stone & Grzegorek LLP,


http://lskglaw.com/

a downtown Los Angeles immigration firm, seeks paralegal with 7+


years of experience in all areas of employment immigration,


including labor certification. Must be detail oriented and an


excellent writer. Bachelor degree or paralegal certification


preferred.


Send letter of interest to

mailto:Candice@lskglaw.com.

2. Help Wanted: Immigration Professionals


Washington, DC - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


offers unique Senior Executive Service (SES) career


opportunities in Washington, DC. USCIS will be accepting


applications for several SES positions starting, July 23, 2010


through August 20, 2010. Therefore, if


you are interested you must act fast. If any of these challenging


and rewarding careers interests you, please review the official


vacancy announcement located on the Office of Personnel


Management (OPM) USA jobs website.


http://www.usajobs.gov/

Please be sure to search for and reference vacancy announcement


numbers below. Chief, Office of Public Engagement (Vacancy


number: EXSER/10-037CIS); Deputy Associate Director, Management


Directorate (Vacancy number: EXSER/10-038CIS); Deputy Director,


California Service Center (Vacancy number: EXSER/10-039CIS)


Visit us online at


http://www.uscis.gov/careers

EOE.


3. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal


Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.


http://www.mintz.com

seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration


section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B,


L-1, O-1, TN, and E-1/E-2 visas and PERM application; file


business and employment-related immigration


documentation under supervision of attorneys; extensive


communication with clients and government agencies; assist on


special projects as assigned. Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4


to 8 years business immigration experience required; excellent


customer service skills; strong communication skills; must be


organized, detail oriented, responsive and have excellent follow


through skills; multi-task and work independently; strong sense


of accountability and ownership of projects; ability to


prioritize workload effectively; flexibility to work overtime


when necessary. Please send resume to

mailto:mlhr@mintz.com.

4. Expert Witness Services


Muslim World Expert Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, offers expert


testimony in immigration cases from Muslim countries/societies,


including the former USSR. Dr. Gabbay prepared reports and


testified in 250+ Immigration cases nationwide (asylum,


cancellation of removal, asylum interviews, hardship waivers)


with a 93% success rate. Examples of what Immigration lawyers


say: ... "He is a consummate scholar and passionate about his


subject ... He makes a wonderful witness... He is riveting on the


witness stand, helping us win nearly unwinnable cases with


aplomb. He has won the praise of numerous Immigration Judges."


(Svetlana Schreiber, Esq.) ... "He provided the testimony we


needed in numerous asylum cases ... in virtually all of those


cases, but for the expert witness testimony, I doubt the cases


would have been approved, I recommend Professor Gabbay to anyone


with issues involving Islamic society and culture." (Stephen


Berman, Esq.) ... "His testimonies, whether written or oral, are


credible, persuasive, and non-refutable. I have never lost a


single case which had Dr. Gabbay on as an expert witness." (Ally


Bolour, Esq.). Contact Professor Gabbay with any questions. He


can also recomend country experts outside his specialty.


Professor Shaul M. Gabbay, Phd, Korbel School of International


Studies, University of Denver,

mailto:sgabbay@du.edu, (303)

871-2560.


http://www.Muslimworldexpert.com

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ReadersWrite


1. ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion


http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/08/09_july_top_links.html#comments


2. ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion


http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/08/10_bridging_h-1b_gap.html#comments

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