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Mar 30 - Lessons From Health Care

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March 30, 2010,0330.shtm

1.* Comment: Lessons From Health Care
2.* Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers:
The Lawyer's Complete Guide
3.* Articles:
*** (a) Article: Getting Back To Basics by Michelle LaBrosse
*** (b)Article: The Employment Based Green Card Process And The
*** Dramatic Negative Impact Of Country Based Quotas On Persons
*** Of Indian And Chinese Origin by Prakash Khatri
4.* News:
*** (a) News: ETA Publishes H2A Final Rule FAQs: Round One
*** (b) News: CBP Catches Police Officer Attempting to Cross into
*** U.S. with Undocumented Alien
*** (c) News: Assistant Secretary Morton On Withdrawn ICE Memo
5.* Classifieds:
*** (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
*** (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
*** (c) Website Services
*** (d) Immigration Law Certificate
*** (e) J-1 Visa Program
6.* Tweets:
*** (a) 18 Tweets Today
7.* ComingsNGoings:
*** (a) ComingsNGoings: New Paralegal
8.* Letters From:
*** (a) ReadersWrite: Today's Discussion,0330.shtm

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Comment: Lessons From Health Care

Frank Sharry was recently asked "What are the lessons from health
care reform for those pushing for a reform of the country's
immigration laws"? For the New American Media interview, listen here.

We welcome readers to share their opinion and ideas with us by
writing to

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.
++Appendix includes Treaties/Agreements and Sample Letters
++CD-ROM includes 50+ IRS Forms, 16 IRS Publications, useful web

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(a) Article: Getting Back To Basics

Michelle LaBrosse writes "When there's a lot going on, we often
push the fundamentals aside and forget the basic skills that have
been part of our success.",0330-labrosse.shtm

(b) Article: The Employment Based Green Card Process And The
Dramatic Negative Impact Of Country Based Quotas On Persons Of
Indian And Chinese Origin

Prakash Khatri writes "The immediate solution is full
accountability of all pending applicants for employment based
immigrant visas both at USCIS and OS. Without accurate data, it
is difficult to hold the agencies accountable for their actions
or inactions.",0330-khatri.shtm

To submit an Article for consideration, write to
4.* NEWS

(a) News: ETA Publishes H2A Final Rule FAQs: Round One

The Employment and Training Administration of the Department of
Labor released Frequently Asked Questions related to the final
H2A rule published in the Federal Register February 12, 2010.,0330-H2.pdf

(b) News: CBP Catches Police Officer Attempting to Cross into
U.S. with Undocumented Alien

The Customs and Border Patrol issued a press release on the
arrest of of a New Mexico police officer at the San Ysidro port
of entry for attempting to enter the US with an illegal alien.,0330-CBP.shtm

(c) News: Assistant Secretary Morton On Withdrawn ICE Memo

ICE released a notice responding to the memo cited in The
Washington Post (3/27/10 - Becker/Hsu) stating "it did not
reflect our policies, was sent without my authorization, and has
since been withdrawn and corrected." For the ICE memo, see here.,0330-ICE.pdf
For the ICE release, see here.,0330-morton.shtm,0330-ICE.shtm

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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
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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
Submit resume, cover letter + (2) writing samples to Claudia
Salem, Acting Chief of the Adjudications Law Division: 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) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Boston, MA - Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
seeks immigration legal assistant who will report to immigration
section manager and supports immigration attorneys. Prepare H-1B,
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business and employment-related immigration documentation under
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Bachelor's degree and minimum of 4 to 8 years business
immigration experience required; excellent customer service
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(d) Immigration Law Certificate
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6.* Tweets

(a) Tweet: CLE Seminar: Physicians For Experts. Learn abt
Immigrant Options Specifically for Physicians. Register at #legal #cle

(b) Tweet: FoxNews interviews #McCain n #Palin on #immigration Antis smear n howl on huge GOP webboard

(c) Tweet: RT @PatelFirm RT @MicEvHill Obama includes
#immigration reform on list of big items 2 tackle @ TV interview

(d) Tweet: Leader of #1 racist organization insists he is NOT
racist He knows his own followers hold non-
racist beliefs 2b treason

(e) Tweet: Racist rascal rails against religious right #immigration Deport the racists to Antarctica!

(f) Tweet: Passover & #Immigration: "You shall not oppress the
stranger" "Recall oppression of ur people 2 avoid oppressing

(g) Tweet: Sen. Judiciary Cmtee unanimously passes 2 tiny
#immigration benefits bills Is #CIR dead or
will CHC attach AgJOBS 2these?

(h) Tweet: Very sad news. This is why we need #dreamact and #cir:
Immigrant's suicide leaves behind pain

(i) Tweet: #Graham in TheHill "I will keep working with Chuck on
immigration" So, Mr. #Schumer, where's the
markup schedule?

(j) Tweet: Racist lunatic implies all visa overstays are security
risks, advocates 1 strike n u r out policy for DOS

(k) Tweet: Great demographic article in NationalJournal Unless GOP deports #Tancredo, USA will deport

(l) Tweet: WaPo OpEd by George Will ignores centuries of common
law tradition on jus soli

(m) Tweet: WSJ: Health bill may have killed #immigration reform

(n) Tweet: WaPo: #Obama administration deports innocent
immigrants thru quotas 4 #ICE agents Will
Obama drop ICE target to 200K?

(o) Tweet: Delusional antis support racist in California
Republican primary #immigration

(p) Tweet: Antis say "What's Next for Immigration Reform?
Nothing." Fantasy or Reality? #CIR

(q) Tweet: Number of antis is falling, politicians should note
this and move forward with #CIR

(r) Tweet: Antis crowing about #Graham's statement that
#immigration reform is sunk due to #Obama

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(a) ComingsNGoings: New Paralegal
The Law Office of Janis Peterson-Lord is happy to announce the
addition of a new Legal Assistant, Ms. Alyssa Ruiz de Esparza.
Ms. Ruiz received her Bachelors degree from the University of San
Francisco in 2008, majoring in Political Science. Awards:* Dean's
List and Political Honors Society. She was awarded a post-
graduate Fellowship/Foreign Grant to study in Spain for a year.
She is bilingual in Spanish/English. We welcome her to the firm.

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