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Jun 21 - Letter Arrest

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1. Tweet: Manhattan woman writes letter to President @BarackObama

to help immigrant hubby, instead he's nabbed


2. Focus: Asylum for Experts

ILW.COM is pleased to present a new 3-part telephone seminar

series "Asylum For Experts" with Anna Gallagher (discussion

leader), Lisa Frydman, Regina Germain, Molly Groom, Anwan Hughes

and Jedidah Hussey. Tuesday, June 22nd is the deadline to sign

up. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on June 24: Termination of asylum; Procedural

issues before Headquarters Asylum Office

Termination of asylum:

++ Grounds of termination with a focus on reavailment

++ Standard of proof

++ How USICS identifies cases for termination

++ Procedures before USCIS

++ Procedures before EOIR

++ How to challenge a notice of intent to terminate

Procedural issues before USCIS Asylum Office

++Role of USCIS Asylum HQ

++Types of cases referred to HQ

++How to get cases unstuck

SECOND Phone Session on July 15: Terrorist Grounds of


++Brief overview of grounds

++Definitions: *Terrorist activities and terrorist organizations

++Effect of bars on refugees, asylum seekers and persons granted

withholding of removal

++Exemption authority

++Exemptions in removal proceedings

++Duress waivers

++Update on categories of cases which are currently pending at HQ

and policy guidance

THIRD Phone Session on August 5: Hot Topics

Gang-based asylum claims

++Overview of current case law

++Defining the particular social group

++Establishing a claim based on political opinion

++Establishing a claim based on religion

++UNHCR Guidelines

++Identifying resources

Adjudication process for unaccompanied minors (UAC)

++Definition of UAC

++Procedures for adjudicating their claims before USCIS

Tuesday, June 22 is the deadline to sign up. For more info,

including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration

information, please see: Online: Fax form: Don't delay, sign up


3. Article: H-1B Count Shows Slowness In Petitions; DOL Releases

PERM Processing Times; New Changes In VISA Fees For DOS; Proposed

Large Fee Changes By USCIS *by Alan Lee, Esq.,0621-lee.shtm

4. Article: Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart,0621-stewart.shtm

5. Article: Bloggings on Immigration Law And Policy by Greg


6. Article: Bloggings on Political Asylum by Jason Dzubow,0621-dzubow.shtm

7. Tweet: Immigrant detainees moved miles from home, help and

resources: "it becomes an issue of fairness"!

8. Tweet: CO crowd stands behind #immigration law. King: "Every

time we give amnesty for an illegal alien, we deport a liberal"

9. Tweet: Harvard student in #immigration case spared deportation

10. Tweet: Higher Education Organizations Form Coalition to Seek

the DREAM Act Passage: 25 organizations supporting the #dreamact

11. Tweet: #CBP on a rampage, audio at Canadian border:

12. Tweet: NM Republican's "Interesting" Idea For Border

Security: Landmines: #immigration

13. Tweet: NYTimes: Plea to Obama Led to an Immigrant's Arrest

14. Tweet: Nurse #Immigration Book: your guide 4 preparing a

case, understanding the nursing crisis & recruiting nurses. Get

ur copy

15. Tweet: Antis' take on piecemeal reform:

16. Tweet: UH law clinic victorious in high court over

#immigration case

17. Tweet: The Immigrant's Way Book outlines the history of

#immigration law. Get your copy today!

18. Tweet: AFL-CIO Trumka: We're for a fair path toward

legalization for all undoc workers who work to realize the

American Dream

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1. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

New York, NY - Wildes & Weinberg, PC,

prestigious immigration law firms seeks experienced immigration

paralegal for its midtown New York City office to work on large*

Fortune 500 accounts. Applicant must possess a bachelor's degree

and 2+ years of work experience in the area of business*

immigration, particularly with preparing, organizing and filing*

PERM applications, H-1B and L-1 visas, as well as strong writing

and communication skills. Please send resume and cover letter


2. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys

FosterQuan, LLP,

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

level and experienced immigration attorneys for their Austin, San

Antonio and Houston offices. *The Firm has seven offices and

continues to expand. *Qualified attorneys must have 1-5 years of

employment-based immigration experience. All applicants must

possess strong writing and communication skills and proficiency

in Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel are a

must. Foreign language fluency and international study abroad is

preferred. Individual must be detail oriented, able to multi-

task, and have strong analytical and organizational skills.

Please send resume and cover letter to Training is provided.

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

3. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals

FosterQuan, LLP,

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

level and experienced legal assistants for their Austin, San

Antonio and Houston offices. *The Firm has seven offices and

continues to expand. *Qualified legal assistant applicants must

have a university degree. All applicants must possess strong

writing and communication skills and proficiency in Microsoft

Office, including Outlook, Word, and Excel are a must. Foreign

language fluency and international study abroad is preferred.

Individual must be detail oriented, able to multi-task, and have

strong analytical and organizational skills. *Please send resume

and cover letter to Training is

provided. *Compensation is commensurate with experience.

4. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney

New York, NY - Law Offices of Harry DeMell

seeks associate-partner (possibly merger). I need a lawyer

with some immigration experience and a longer time horizon than I

have, to join in my practice so I can work less and more*

selectively. I am not looking to hire but I do want to have*

someone share in my established practice. *Harry DeMell,*

225 Broadway, (212)732-2767 or

5. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal

Egan LLP,

a business immigration law firm affiliated with Ernst & Young LLP

seeks paralegal or immigration assistant with prior Program

Electronic Review Management ("PERM") experience. The candidate

should have familiarity with: the PERM process, basic

understanding of PERM regulations, preparing prevailing wage

request forms, job orders, Form 9089, preparing and placing

advertisements and prior experience working with an immigration

case management system. Must be highly organized, have excellent

attention to detail, strong communication skills and the ability

to manage a large workload. Experience preparing prevailing wage

challenges, motions for reconsideration and BALCA appeals and

prior experience preparing PERMs for a high volume client is a

plus. The primary role of the position is to support the team of

immigration lawyers by drafting immigration applications for

individuals seeking permission to work or live in the United

States; and to coordinate tracking status expiration dates for

ongoing clients. Recognized as one of top employers, Ernst &

Young continually strives to be a great place to work. Send

resume to Thomas Byun, *

6. Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys

Owings Mills, MD - The Murthy Law Firm

seeks attorneys with three to five years of experience in

employment-based immigration law. Our practice is dynamic and

fast-paced. We have high standards with regard to integrity, work

ethic, and quality. Successful candidates should have the ability

to work both as members of a team and as team leaders. They will

join more than a dozen high-caliber colleagues and have quality

support in the way of legal and administrative staff, as well as

technology. They should bring in-depth understanding and

knowledge of the breadth of immigration procedures, and are

expected to supervise paralegals and support staff. Good writing

and analytical skills are required. Interested candidates may see


the details regarding the unique benefits of working at the

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and abilities. Final interviews of candidates (after a multi-

level interview process) will be at our office in Owings Mills,

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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

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  1. Roger Algase, Attorney at Law's Avatar
    Re today's article about an African man, married to a US citizen, who was arrested by ICE after his wife wrote a letter to President Obama asking for help with her husband's green card, at least we now know whom to write to if someone wants to get kicked out of the country.

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