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

November 17, 2009,1117.shtm

1.* Comment: Pass It On
2.* Focus: Investors For Experts
3.* Articles:
*** (a) Why Is The Three Year Degree So Problematic In
*** Immigration Law? by Cyrus D. Mehta
*** (b) Two Reasons Why Pragmatism Must Trump Passion On
*** Immigration Reform by Randall A. Drew
*** (c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification by Joel Stewart
4.* News:
*** (a) CRS Report On Worksite Enforcement
5.* Classifieds:
*** (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
*** (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
*** (c) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
*** (d) Credential Evaluation And Translation
*** (e) E-3 Treaty Visa
6.* Headlines:
*** (a) White House Adviser Says Immigration Reform Advancing
*** (b) Immigration Officials Weigh Fee Increase, Layoffs
*** (c) Immigrant Groups Reach Deal In Name Check Lawsuit
*** (d) Anti-immigration Tea Party Falls Flat In Alexandria
7.* ComingsNGoings:
*** (a) Submit Your Announcement
8.* Letters From:
*** None today,1117.shtm

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(a) Why Is The Three Year Degree So Problematic In Immigration

Cyrus D. Mehta writes "Within the employment-based preference
system, being classified under the Employment-based Second
Preference (EB-2) puts one at a significant advantage over one
who is classified under the Employment-based Third Preference

(b) Two Reasons Why Pragmatism Must Trump Passion On Immigration

Randall A. Drew writes "More (not less) new immigrants, the
businesses they start, the inventions they create and the work
that they perform will make or break the middle-class of this
country over the next twenty years.",1117-drew.shtm

(c) Bloggings On PERM Labor Certification

Joel Stewart writes "In conclusion, the AAO found that the
petitioner established that the position certified is a
profession, and the beneficiary's education was consistent with
the requirements of the profession.",1117-stewart.shtm

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

(a) CRS Report On Worksite Enforcement

The Congressional Research Service released a report on
"Immigration-Related Worksite Enforcement: Performance Measures".,1117-crs.pdf

(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC - USCIS Office of Chief Counsel seeks experienced
attorneys to apply for the associate counsel position at the
Litigation Coordination Division (LCD). Primarily responsible for
assisting in provision of litigation support in immigration cases
involving USCIS operational components. Applicants must possess
JD degree, be an active member of the bar and have 1+ years of
post JD experience. For more info, key in Job Announcement Number
COU-CIS-2009-0009:* at Applicants must
provide cover letter, references, resume, and writing sample
(max. 5pps) to: Evan Franke, Chief, LCD at: Must be received by close of business
Friday, Dec 4, 2009. GS-13-GS-15 levels. No relocation
reimbursement expenses available. Appointments made under the
provisions of this announcement are Excepted from the Competitive
Civil Service.

(b) Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Downtown Washington, DC firm seeks mature and responsible
paralegal with 4+ years experience in business immigration cases,
including NIV (H-1B, E, L, J, and O), IV (including EB-1,EB-2,
EB-3, EB-5) and PERM.* Preference given to* those with
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No calls please.

(c) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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including partnership track. Send resume + cover letter to: All resumes will be treated in

(d) Credential Evaluation And Translation
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translations, American Evaluation and Translation Service, Inc.
(AETS) provides the most competitive rates in the industry - $50
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.* AETS also provides certified translations in 100+ languages,
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(e) E-3 Treaty Visa
Job Expo Australia - Sydney in March 2010 - Melbourne in October
2010.* Hire Australians using the E-3 Treaty Visa. It is good
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6.* Headlines

(a) White House Adviser Says Immigration Reform Advancing

Democrats and Republicans in Congress are working together to
craft an immigration reform bill that could become law as early
as next year, a senior White House adviser said on Sunday.

(b) Immigration Officials Weigh Fee Increase, Layoffs

The director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services said
Friday that the agency is seriously considering increasing fees
for immigration benefits amid a major budget shortfall.

(c) Immigrant Groups Reach Deal In Name Check Lawsuit

Hundreds of immigrants in Southern California could soon become
U.S. citizens after rights groups settled a lawsuit against the
federal government over years-long delays in processing

(d) Anti-immigration Tea Party Falls Flat In Alexandria

If Alexandria's event was an indication of how popular anti-
immigration tea parties are, ALIPAC has much work to do between
now and next spring when the organization plans to combat the
Democrats comprehensive immigration reform drive.

For links to the above stories see here:,1117.shtm#Headlines
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