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

March 29, 2010,0329.shtm

1.  Comment: Are You LinkedIn
2.  Focus: Immigrant Options Specifically for Physicians
3.  Articles:
    (a) Using Fake Documents To Get A Valid U.S. Passport by
    Bruce Schneier
    (b) New Americans In The Last Frontier: Immigrants, Latinos,
    And Asians Are Growing Economic And Political Force In Alaska
    by Mary Giovagnoli et. al of the Immigration Policy Center
    (c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart
4.  News:
    (a) CRS Report On How To Find Federal Statutes
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorneys
    (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
    (c) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
    (d) BIA Delivery Service
    (e) Credential Evaluation And Translation
6.  Tweets:
    15 Tweets today
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) New Attorney
8.  Letters From:

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Are You LinkedIn

ILW.COM cordially invites immigration professionals: attorneys,
paralegals, law students and others to join the ILW.COM LinkedIn
The ILW.COM LinkedIn Group is a place for you to enhance your
network with others in the field, to discuss issues of mutual
interest, and to keep on the top of the latest developments in
immigration law.

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

Immigrant Options Specifically for Physicians

Tuesday, March 30 is the deadline for the Thursday, April 1 phone
session of "Physicians For Experts" with Jennifer A. Minear,
Kristi L. Crawford, Michelle Funk, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly, Greg
Siskind and Barry Walker. The curriculum is as follows:

+++++Strategies for Drafting the ETA-9089
+++++PERM for Medical Residents and Fellows
+++++Timing Considerations for H-1B Residents & Fellows
++Physician National Interest Waivers
+++++The Impact of Schneider vs. Chertoff
+++++What Time Counts Toward the Five Year Commitment?
+++++Supporting Documentation:  USCIS vs. The Real World

Tuesday, March 30 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

(a) Using Fake Documents To Get A Valid U.S. Passport

Bruce Schneier writes "However, the GAO's investigation proves
that even the best technology can't keep a country safe when the
bureaucracy behind it fails.",0329-schneier.shtm

(b) New Americans In The Last Frontier: Immigrants, Latinos, And
Asians Are Growing Economic And Political Force In Alaska

Mary Giovagnoli et. al of the Immigration Policy Center write
"Immigrants made up 7.2% (or 48,928 people) of Alaska's
population in 2007.",0329-giovagnoli.shtm

(c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification

Joel Stewart writes "In actual fact, the mechanism for 2nd
preference exceptional ability petition (without a separate PERM
application approved by DOL) requires a Schedule A application
under the DOL's precertification standards, and these standards
resemble the very strict standards for 1st preference
extraordinary ability.",0329-stewart.shtm

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4.  NEWS

(a) CRS Report On How To Find Federal Statutes

The Congressional Research Service released a report on Federal
Statutes: What They Are And How To Find Them.,0329-crs.pdf

(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
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,
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 gov't 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

(c) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Atlanta, GA, So. Calif. & San Francisco - Seeking immigration
paralegals to manage large business immigration accounts. Must
know full business immigration product range (H, L, O, TN, E,
PERM, I-140, AOS, etc.) and must be tech-savvy and detail
oriented with strong project management skills and ability and
eagerness to operate in team environment. Successful law firm
with large firm resources and great local office culture.
Competitive compensation and benefits. In California, contact
Angelo Paparelli; in Atlanta,
contact James King

(d) BIA Delivery Service
Have you missed the deadline for overnight delivery to the Board
of Immigration Appeals? We offer same day service to the BIA. We
are conveniently located only a block away. Fax us your Notice to
Appeal or brief by 2pm ET on the due date to: (703) 845-5991 and
we will personally file it for you, obtain a stamped date copy
and mail/fax it back to you. We offer competitive rates and
unparallelled service. For information, contact us: Brief-X-
Press, Falls Church, VA  Fax: (703) 845-5991.

(e) Credential Evaluation And Translation
Why do the largest law firms, corporations and universities in
the U.S. choose AETS for their foreign credential evaluations?
Because as the nation's leader in foreign credential evaluations
and translations, American Evaluation & Translation Service, Inc.
(AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $75
educational evaluations, as well as $300 'expert opinion' work
experience and position evaluations completed by PhD university
professors who have the "authority to grant college level credit
for work experience and/or training." AETS offers a variety of
turn-around times, including same-day service for educational,
work experience, and position evaluations. For list of rates and
times, see:
AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages, with
translators that are specialists in 80+ fields. For a copy of
the Application for Credential Evaluation and Translation
Services, see:
Please contact AETS at anytime at (786)276-8190, visit , or email:
6.  Tweets

(a) Tweet: RT @weareoneamerica: ICE officials set quotas to
deport more illegal immigrants  #ri4a
#immigration #FAIL

(b) Tweet: FBI raid some of Tancredo's top supporters Msg2antis: Welcome immigrants, stop supporting
BigBro or YOU go to prison!

(c) Tweet: The Immigrant's Way... a book that outlines the
history of #immigration law and immigration paperwork and legal

(d) Tweet: TheHill story: Republican primary features
#immigration hero versus racist rascal

(e) Tweet: Politico story/vid: Sen. Graham invites do-nothing
President to initiate #immigration reform bill

(f) Tweet: Op-Ed: Bipartisan reform efforts in Congress may be
dead for now but activists should try grassroots efforts #immigration

(g) Tweet: CA courts asked to free 2 mentally disabled men after
ruled incompetent to face deportation. They've been held for

(h) Tweet: Deputies raid four Valley McDonald's in identity case.
Families and workers living in a constant fear thanks to #Arpaio

(i) Tweet: CA candidate for governor, Poizner (R), zeros in on an
untimely issue #immigration

(j) Tweet: An argument to be made about immigrant babies and
citizenship #immigration

(k) Tweet: Graham: "#immigration a heavy lift". Schumer:
"immigrants steal jobs". They r the ones working on #CIR ? see
vid #fail

(l) Tweet: Kos of DailyKos says Democrats should enact
#immigration reform to minimize losses in November

(m) Tweet: Greg Siskind comments on TheHill story quoting #Graham
saying #CIR dead in the senate

(n) Tweet: Politico story: 2 polls find Republican Lazio ahead of
racist Levy in nomination for NY GOP governor ticket

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The Fakhoury Law Group is pleased to announce that Prakash Khatri
has joined the firm as Of Counsel. Mr. Khatri will continue to
work with Khatri Law Firm, Washington, DC and with KPK Global
Solutions, LLC in Potomac, MD. Mr. Khatri was the first CIS
Ombudsman at the DHS under the Bush Administration. Mr. Khatri
brings his extensive experience in employment immigration as well
as deep understanding of policy issues to Fakhoury Law Group. As
Of Counsel to the firm, he will make his expertise available to
all Fakhoury Law Group clients and assist them in their visa
policies and matters. For more info see:

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  1. Honza Prchal, Esq.'s Avatar
    From titled "Republicans Begin Strategy Rethink"

    Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, one of the Democrats' most likely potential allies on a range of legislation, said in an interview he would no longer work with the majority party on an immigration overhaul. He said because of the Democrats' tactics in passing the health package, the "well has been poisoned."
  2. Tim Houghtaling's Avatar
    Regarding this particular item, it looks like this is a 2009 product not breaking news:

    Using Fake Documents To Get A Valid U.S. Passport

    Bruce Schneier writes "However, the GAO's investigation proves
    that even the best technology can't keep a country safe when the bureaucracy behind it fails.",0329-schneier.shtm

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