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June 8, 2010,0608.shtm

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1. Tweet: The #immigration factor in McCain's reelection fight:
from "God's children" to "smuggling, home invasions, murder"



The outline of THE PERM BOOK, 2nd Edition is as follows:


A. PERM Regulation

B. Articles by PERM Writers
++656.1 Preparing PERM for 2nd and 3rd Preference  by David
Nachman and Ludmila Zimovcak
++656.3 SVP: Discrepancies between the O*Net and the DOT by
Lori S. Melton
++656.3 The Method By Which the Bureau of Labor Statistics
Converted  the DOT Occupations into the OES Occupational Units
or "Here's  Another Nice Mess You've Got Us Into  by Barbara
++656.10(a)-(c) The Basics of Labor Certification Under PERM :
What  You Need to Know Before You Start  by Jeffrey Devore
++656.10(b) Rights and Obligations of Attorney and Agents Under
PERM by Nancy-Jo Merritt
++656.10(c) Dangers in the Attestation Process  by Ramon Carrion
++656.10(c) (10) What is "Permanent" and "Full-Time" Employment
by Timothy Spridgeon
++656.10(d), (e) Deconstructing PERM Notice Requirements by
Susan J. Cohen
++656.10(f) Preparation of PERM Recruitment Report and Supporting
Documentation  by Carl Shusterman and Alison Walters
++656.11 Is Employer "Substitution" Under PERM Dead? by Christian
++656.12 Prohibition on Payment of Attorney's Fees by Paull
++656.15(a)-(c) Step-by-Step for Schedule-A Applications by
Sherry Neal
++656.15(d) Aliens of Exceptional Ability in the Performing Arts
by Howard Kushner
++656.17(a)-(d) Filing, Withdrawing, Refiling, and Tracking PERM
Cases by Katherine Lopez Ley and Davis Bae
++656.17(e)(1)(B)(1)(4) Professional and Trade Journals Under
PERM by Nathan Waxman
++656.17(e)(1)(I) Regular Recruitment by Nancy-Jo Merritt
++656.17(e)(ii) PERM Labor Certification Professional Recruitment
Steps by Edwin R. Rubin
++656.17(e)(l) (ii)(A) Note on Online Job Fairs by David Nachman
++656.17(g)(1) Regarding Recruitment Reports by Leon Wildes and
David Lazaar
++656.17(g)(2) Ethics: What Do you Do When A Qualified US  Worker
Applies?  by Blake Chisam
++656.17(h)(1) Business Necessity: "Necessary Arguments" by Sofia
++656.17(h)(3) Combination of Occupations under PERM by Nathan
++656.17(h)(4)(ii) The Impact of PERM On Experience Gained on the
Job and Alternative Experience  by Nathan A. Waxman
++656.17(h) Requiring a Foreign Language under PERM by Cyrus D.
++656.17(i) Nuts & Bolts: Actual Minimum Requirements &
Experience Gained on the Job  by Rohit Turkhud
++656.17(i)(3) In-Job Experience: Why we Need it and How We Can
Still Get it  by Gary Endelman
++656.17(k) How Do Layoffs Affect PERM? by Margaret McCormick
and Patricia Luna
++656.17(l) As If You Owned the Place Alien Influence and
Control  Over the Labor Certification Process  by Robert E. Banta
and Benjamin M. Lowe
++656.18 College and University Professors: A Hybrid Between
Special Handling and PERM  by Victoria Donoghue
++656.19 Domestic Workers: At Home and on the Range by Susan L.
++656.20 How PERM Cases are Selected for Audit by Christina B.
++656.20(c) Requesting Extensions of Time to Respond to Audit
Requests  by Jonathan Amdur and Susan Anderson
++656.24 The Who What When Where of Labor Certification
Determination by Rebecca Sigmund
++656.24(b)(2)(i) What You Do After the Ads Have Been Run?
Resumes, Interviews, and Results  by Edwin R. Litwin
++656.26 Appeals/Requests For Review Under PERM by Joan Mathieu
++656.27 Preparing Requests for Review with BALCA by Mitchell L.
Wexler and J. Ira Burkemper
++656.30-31 Fraud, Misrepresentation, Validity, Invalidation
and Revocation   by Richard Tasoff
++656.32 Revocation of Labor Certification by Michael Piston
++656.40-41 Prevailing Wage Determinations Under PERM by Lawrence

C. Editor's Comments to the PERM Rule


A. Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) by Lawrence Rudnick
B. Summary of DOL PERM Stakeholders Meetings by Lorna Rogers
C. Frequently Asked Questions


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
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


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


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


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


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


All 50 states + 4 territories (Guam, District
of Columbia,US Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico)


Hundreds of files

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3. Article: Bloggings On Nurse And Allied Health Immigration by
Christopher T. Musillo,0608-musillo.shtm

4. Article: Bloggings on Political Asylum by Jason Dzubow,0608-dzubow.shtm

5. Article: Bloggings on Deportation And Removal by Matthew

6. News: DHS Announces Watchlist Matching Milestone,0608-aviation.shtm

7. Tweet: Bloomington Joins Cities Boycotting #Arizona

8. Tweet: Man suspected of posing as an #immigration agent is

9. Tweet: The facts and fiction of Arizona's immigration law

10. Tweet: Pa. House Passes Bills to Check #Immigration Status

11. Tweet: Man suspected of posing as an #immigration agent is
arrested in the San Gabriel Valley

12. Tweet: Rock stars Hall and Oates cancel concert plans in
response to Arizona #immigration law

13. Tweet: The Consular Posts Book: this useful guide covers
major consular posts, theory & practice. Get your copy at #immigration

14. Tweet: Former Manager of Iowa Slaughterhouse Is Acquitted of
Labor Charges: 29 under-age laborers are no evidence?

15. Tweet: AZ leaders lament as state's image takes beating with
new #immigration law. "I'd like AZ to b in the news 4 smthng

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2. Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Toronto, Canada - Egan LLP,
a business immigration law firm affiliated with Ernst & Young LLP
seeks paralegal or immigration assistant with prior Program
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  1. Roger Algase, Attorney at Law's Avatar
    aes asks what Janet Napolitano and Barack Obama did to bring about the deplorable situation in Arizona. The short answer is that they expanded INA 287(g) authority to allow bigoted local officials to "enforce" the federal immigration laws beyond any reasonable limits. Then, Napolitano tried to take away the punchbowl of prejudice from officials such as Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and others. Arizona has now responded by providing them with its own punchbowl. Once the genie of hatred is outside of the bottle, it is not so easy to put it back in.
  2. Ben's Avatar
    It baffles me that many people who claim to be concerned about the protection of the United States find it out of harmony and seem to run inconsistent with the general pattern of the Arizona Immigration Law. What's strange about asking someone to provide evidence he/she is in the country legally? I am sure those who are in conflict with the law are those that are importing illegal immigrants into the country...probably for the advancement of their selfish interest. And it's strange how someone stands tall in declaring people that have no respect for properly constituted immigration rules "Innocent." As far as I know, a leader is not a terror to those that follow the rules, which means laws are not a a terror to those with a healthy respect for properly constituted rules. If you think that the law will lead to racial profiling, then I think there is a "race" known to be "lawless." If the Arizona law could conveniently affect a specific race, then I think instead of accusing the law, one has to advice that race to get out of that shell and begin to run in harmony with the properly constituted rules. It's absolutely stupid that people that have broken the law could stand tall and ask for right to stay! It's just like someone breaking into your home and demanding for the right to remain there brashly simply because he thinks you have more than enough to support stupid!!
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