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


April 1, 2010


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0401.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Promises On ICE
2.  Focus: Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers:
    The Lawyer's Complete Guide
3.  Articles:
    (a) Article: ILW.COM August 2009 Citations by Lawrence F.
    Johnson, Paula Singer, Lynn Shotwell, David L. Cleveland,
    Jeff Joseph, Douglas Hauer, Steve Springer, Sardar Durrani
    (b) Article: Bloggings On Nurse And Allied Health Immigration
    by Christopher T. Musillo
4.  News:
    (a) News: ICE Issues Memo On Clarification Of Memo On Removal
    Goals
    (b) News: ICE Issues Letter On Memo On Removal Goals
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
    (b) Translation Services
    (c) Forensic Psychology Services
6.  Tweets:
    6 Tweets Today
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) ComingsNGoings: Honor Or Award - Board of Legal
    Specialization
8.  Letters From:
    (a) ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion


http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/digest/2010,0401.shtm


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1.  COMMENT


Promises On ICE


A New York Daily News
http://ow.ly/1tIwy
column argues "As much as one would like to take President Obama
at his word on immigration reform, it has become increasingly
difficult. Particularly when Immigration and Customs Enforcement
is still running wild and contradicting Obama's repeated
assurances that the agency would focus on dangerous criminals and
not on workers and families."


We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by
writing to mailto:editor@ilw.com.
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2.  FOCUS


US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The Lawyer's
Complete Guide


US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers is authored by
noted authority Paula Singer with contributions by Gary Singer.
The outline is as follows:


++International Aspects of Individual U.S. Tax Returns
++A Guide for Filing IRS Forms 1042 and 1042-S
++U.S. Taxation of H-1B Specialty Workers
++U.S. Taxation of B-1 Business Visitors
++U.S. Taxation of Foreign Students
++L-1 Intracompany Transferees on U.S. Assignment
++What You Need to Know About Exchange Visitors
++J-1 Nonstudent Exchange Visitors Performing U.S. Services
++Tax Treaty Benefits for Foreign Nationals Performing U.S.
Services
++Appendix includes Treaties/Agreements and Sample Letters
++CD-ROM includes 50+ IRS Forms, 16 IRS Publications, useful web
links


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http://www.ilw.com/books/taxbook.shtm.
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3.  ARTICLES


(a) Article: ILW.COM August 2009 Citations


Lawrence F. Johnson, Paula Singer, Lynn Shotwell, David L.
Cleveland, Jeff Joseph, Douglas Hauer, Steve Springer, Sardar
Durrani share the citations from all August 2009 ILW.COM
seminars.
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0401-citations.shtm
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0401-citations.shtm#bio


(b) Article: Bloggings On Nurse And Allied Health Immigration


Christopher T. Musillo writes "Ms. Bacon implied that the USCIS
will look to expand the logic behind the Memo in future Memos."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2010,0401-musillo.shtm
http://www.muimmigration.com/


To submit an Article for consideration, write to
mailto:editor@ilw.com
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4.  NEWS


(a) News: ICE Issues Memo On Clarification Of Memo On Removal
Goals


ICE Detention and Removal Operations Director James Chaparro
issued a memo to field office directors clarifying the February
22, 2010 memo on removal goals.
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0401-icememo.pdf


(b) News: ICE Issues Letter On Memo On Removal Goals


ICE Assistant Secretary John Morton issued a letter stating that
"The memorandum issued on February 22, 2010. does not capture
those priorities or the spirit of reform we have worked to create
for the last 10 months."
http://www.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/news/2010,0401-ice.pdf
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
Washington, DC -  The Office of the Chief Counsel seeks
experienced attorneys with 3+ years experience in immigration law
for the Adjudications Law Division (ALD). Attorneys will serve as
advisors to the Chief of the ALD, the Chief Counsel, and to USCIS
and other Departmental components on issues relating to U.S.
immigration laws.  For more info, key in Job Announcement Number:
COU-CIS-2010-0004 at USAJobs.com.
http://www.usajobs.com/
Submit resume, cover letter + (2) writing samples to Claudia
Salem, Acting Chief of the Adjudications Law Division:
mailto:ALD.ALD@dhs.gov. This job is being filled by an
alternative hiring process and is not in competitive civil
service. Must be received by 5pm EST, Monday, April 2, 2010.
Position is at the GS-13/14/15 levels.


(b) Translation Services
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States for more than 25 years. Legal Language translates birth
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further.


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The Forensic Psychology Group provides nationwide expert witness
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6.  Tweets


(a) Tweet: ICE tactics contradict Obama's promise of #immigration
reform http://ow.ly/1tIwy


(b) Tweet: Get your copy! #Immigration Practice: A reference book
that combines helpful commentary and analysis http://ow.ly/1tGNc


(c) Tweet: After ACLU filed petitions, 2 mentally ill detainees
in #immigration custody for years are released http://ow.ly/1tGHB


(d) Tweet: LATimes: Defendants deserve #immigration advice, court
rules http://ow.ly/1tGed


(e) Tweet: Census count, slow going, need to get #immigrants to
complete survey http://ow.ly/1tDZy


(f) Tweet: Census - slow going, uphill challenge to complete
Applications, http://ow.ly/1tCiG


Follow ILW.COM on Twitter:
http://www.twitter.com/ilwcom
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7.  ComingsNGoings


Readers can share professional announcements (up to 100-words at
no charge), email: mailto:editor@ilw.com. To announce your event,
see here http://www.ilw.com/corporate/media_sponsor.shtm


(a) ComingsNGoings: Honor Or Award - Board of Legal
Specialization
Victoria L. Block, New Bern, North Carolina attorney, has become
a board certified specialist in immigration law, awarded by the
state bar's Board of Legal Specialization. She is a longtime
member of the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), an
active member of the bar associations of the District of Columbia
and North Carolina. www.victoriablocklaw.com.
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8.  LETTERS


(a) ReadersWrite: Yesterday's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/03/31_women_in_law.html


ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion
http://blogs.ilw.com/immigrationdaily/2010/04/1_promises_on_ice.html
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  1. Honza Prchal's Avatar
    I want to thank whomever is responsible for cleaning up the Tweet title and making them more businesslike. I was dreading reading another call to deport McCain's primary opponent or similar rhetoric.
  2. Judy London, Directing Attorney, Immigrants’ Rights Project's Avatar
    Here's a terrific article on Talia's victory in securing the release of a cognitively impaired man who has been unjustly detained in immigration custody for five years:

    http://www.ocregister.com/news/immigration-241892-franco-customs.html?pic=5.

    If you click on the "photos" tab just above the article, you will see a jubilant Talia with her client and his parents, too.
  3. Roger Algase, Attorney at Law's Avatar
    John Morton's March 30 letter disavowing ICE deportation quotas is a step in the right direction, but it doesn't explain why the previous ICE memo setting the quotas was obviously prepared with so much care and specificity. Mr. Morton's letter reads like that of someone caught with his pants down who is hastily trying to pull them up.

    The question is how such a memo came to be written in the first place. The answer seems to be that setting quotas for deporting non-criminal aliens is entirely consistent with what ICE has in fact been doing. The notion that ICE really focuses exclusively, or even mainly, on criminal aliens is just a joke.

    If any proof of this were needed, it would consist of a recent horrifying New York Times article describing in sickening detail how mentally ill and other disabled non-criminal aliens are being plucked out of hospitals in the Northeast and sent to remote immigration detention centers in rural Texas without medication or access to lawyers or their families.

    Many of these mentally ill people are then being simply dumped, the lucky ones at isolated gas stations or roadsides in Texas where no one can find them, and the less lucky ones in the streets of their home countries where their chances of survival are slim.

    What clearer proof could there be that we are dealing with an enforcement system gone wild, where the only concern is a cynical desire to make this administration look tough on immigration in order to attract restrictionist votes. Fat chance they have of doing this anyway, since many restrictionists are firmly convinced that President Obama himself is a Kenyan citizen who is in this country illegally.
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