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Oct 19 - Collateral Damage

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


October 19, 2009


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,1019.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Collateral Damage
2.  Focus: US Tax Compliance For Immigrants And Employers: The
    Lawyer's Complete Guide
3.  Articles:
    (a) Bloggings On Dysfunctional Government by Angelo A.
    Paparelli
    (b) Bloggings on Deportation And Removal by Matthew Kolken
    (c) Bloggings On The H-1B Visa by Anthony F. Siliato and
    Scott R. Malyk
4.  News:
    (a) DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: January 2009
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorneys
    (b) Case Management Technology
    (c) E-3 Treaty Visa
6.  Headlines:
    (a) Reno Helps Exonerated Cuban Refugee
    (b) Arpaio Cites Non-existent Law In His Argument For Crime
    Sweeps
    (c) Many Mexican Migrants Stay Put in US Despite Crisis
    (d) US Immigration Has Influenced Sale Of Ethnic Foods
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) New Partner
8.  Letters From:
    (a) Angelo Paparelli, Esq.
    (b) Marc Seguinot, Esq.
    (c) Linda Cogill
    (d) Robert Yang


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1.  COMMENT


Collateral Damage


The Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/10/13/AR2009101303169.html
reports the Supreme Court is considering the case of a man facing
deportation who claims that his attorney misadvised him on the
immigration consequences of his pleading guilty to trafficking in
marijuana.  "The question before the court goes to what kind of
advice a lawyer must provide someone charged with a crime. The
Supreme Court in Kentucky -- where Padilla was arrested -- said a
lawyer is required only to advise his or her client about the
direct consequences of a guilty plea and not collateral issues,
such as how it would affect immigration status."


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


Our new book on tax compliance for immigrants and employers
authored by noted authority Paula Singer is shipping now. 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
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3.  ARTICLES


(a) Bloggings On Dysfunctional Government


Angelo A. Paparelli writes "The rule of law must also be applied
vigorously and faithfully to the subordinate agencies which you
oversee, particularly to USCIS."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,1019-paparelli.shtm
http://www.seyfarth.com/


(b) Bloggings on Deportation And Removal


Matthew Kolken writes "The Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) has
just issued a precedent decision, Matter of GARCIA-GARCIA, 25 I&N
Dec. 93 (BIA 2009) Interim Decision #3657."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,1019-kolken.shtm
http://www.kolkenandkolken.com/


(c) Bloggings On The H-1B Visa


Anthony F. Siliato and Scott R. Malyk write "The truth is, we
should all be thankful that such accomplished individuals chose
not to remain in their home countries, or to seek opportunity
elsewhere. The innovation and excellence upon which our country
is built remains today as dependent on the tremendous
contributions of those born abroad as on the day of its
founding."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,1019-siliato.shtm
http://www.corporateimmigrationlaw.com/


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


(a) DOJ Immigration Litigation Bulletin: January 2009


The Department of Justice Office of Immigration Litigation
released the January 2009 issue of its publication, Immigration
Litigation Bulletin.
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/news/2009,1019-OIL.pdf
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorneys
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years of experience in business immigration law. Our practice is
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(b) Case Management Technology
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As one of our customers noted, "If we had two years and unlimited
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(c) 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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Contact us at mailto:Australia@iconnetwork.orgwith your questions
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6.  Headlines


(a) Reno Helps Exonerated Cuban Refugee


Reno, who served during the Clinton administration, wrote a
letter to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services on behalf
of Orlando Boquete, who had his 1983 conviction overturned in
2006 after DNA testing proved his innocence.


(b) Arpaio Cites Non-existent Law In His Argument For Crime
Sweeps


Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio cited a non-existent federal
law and included a legal interpretation taken from an anti-
immigration Web site in a document he distributed during a news
conference last week.


(c) Many Mexican Migrants Stay Put in US Despite Crisis


Mexican workers in the United States have lost jobs and faced a
crackdown on illegal immigration but are not heading home in
droves despite the worst recession in decades, officials and
researchers say.


(d) US Immigration Has Influenced Sale Of Ethnic Foods


According to market research firm Mintel, this segment has
increased by more than 17 percent in the last five years.


For links to the above stories see here:
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,1019.shtm#Headlines
_________________________________________________________________
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) New Partner
Maggio & Kattar, P.C. is pleased to announce that Anna Marie
Gallagher will join the firm as a Shareholder.  Ms. Gallagher
will bring more than two decades of experience in international
immigration and refugee issues ranging from advocacy and human
rights work to federal litigation and global visas. For more info
see www.maggio-kattar.com
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8.  LETTERS


Readers can share comments, email: mailto:editor@ilw.com  (up to
300-words). Past correspondence is available in our archives
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/archives.shtm


(a) Dear Editor:
This is regarding ID comment "Founders Visa" (10/16/09 ID). See
my blog article "The Founder's Visa - A Good Idea in the Haystack
of Bad Immigration News" (09/24/09 ID Article).
Angelo Paparelli, Esq.


(b) Dear Editor:
Regarding ID Coment on "Gutierrez's principles" (10/15/09 ID):
Why, oh why, are some of these politicians now pushing
immigration reform "principles" when what we need is reform of
the draconian statutes that have devastated good families and
hardworking lives!  Where was Mr. Gutierrez and others when
Congress was able to make an upheaval of the Immigration and
Nationality Act and quietly attached it to the AEDPA signed by
Clinton; that changed the Immigration laws drastically making
virtually every part of the Immigration and Nationality Act from
Immigration friendly and caring to Immigration deadly!  Congress
has no idea of the consequences that have befallen many of those
in this country who have comported themselves better than some of
our citizens.  I guess Congress did not have the foresight to
really figure out that the backlogs in visas would never make up
for the mothers and fathers we have deported for overstaying
them.  Well, let's think ahead:  can we really support things
like the Dream Act, when the parents of children who are dreaming
are being deported?
Marc Seguinot, Esq.


(c) Dear Editor:
I am an immigrant.  A very legal immigrant with years of
frustration finally behind me, but a few more to go for
citizenship.  All the talk about amnesty, special favors etc for
illegal immigrants.  I have heard no arguing from some of your
regular pro-illegal immigrant letter writers, about any special
favors for the legal immigrants.  Maybe letters of Roger Algasse
and the likes would like to take on the issue on my behalf of
waiving the five year wait for citizenship after my endless wait
for a greencard.  Surely I "deserve" this (and this is sarcasm).
I have after all played by all the rules.  Or are the special
favors only reserved for the illegal immigrants, by definition
criminal immigrants.   I imagine Jim Roberts letters have little
compassion for me, a legal immigrant, as he does for illegal
immigrants, but his letters never cease to impress me with their
opinions, all of which I agree with whole heartedly.  One day
when I can eventually vote, if you want to run for any office,
you will have my vote.
Linda Cogill


(d) Dear Editor:
Regarding Jim Roberts' letter (10/15/09 ID): My letter stated
that none, Americans included that should be exempted from any
kind of global market competition is nothing about globalism nor
liberalism. It's a down to earth fact and inconvenient truth. Mr.
Roberts' letter stated that illegal immigrants got "benefits"
above legal ones and citizens, in what forms? We got sick and
tired of these kind of baseless and cruel accusations.  Uninsured
broke US citizens can get "free" medical treatments at E.R.in any
hospitals just like illegal immigrants and no hospitals can force
anyone to pay these bills except by charging insured patients and
tax payers to foot the bills by higher premium, that's why every
American must support mandatory comprehensive universal health
care for everyone and put an end to greedy for profit insurance
companies which act as "death panel" by rejecting coverage to
many Americans and dump many others as they got sick and sicker
and cost them more money and eat their profit. The Jesus I know
in the Holy Bible is Jesus who teaches us to share, forgive, be
good Samaritans, love our neighbors as ourselves, to be kind and
generous to strangers as the Israelis and Jesus Himself once
lived as strangers and refugees in Egypt, Jesus rejected violence
by rebuking Peter taking his sword to cut Roman guard who came to
arrest Jesus to defend him. Biblical God is God who believes in
second chance and "amnesty". Gun toting, self centered,
xenophobes, Bible quoting for convenient conservatives may have
believed in another Jesus. Conservatives are ridiculous when
accusing others while love to ignore facts and love to use false
opinions as facts.
Robert Yang
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    This is the amount of incredulous influence the--OPEN BORDER--lobbyists (business power brokers and ethnic zealots)) have on certain Democratic devious rabble? Once again the senate top echelon have huddled secretly (BEHIND CLOSED DOORS), recklessly placing E-Verify worker identification system in jeopardy. The obnoxious R-O-P-E Senate group as its being called on the Internet and nationwide, who are marked as Reid, Obama, Pelosi Emmanuel have indifferently pushed American Workers in the background, allowing the millions of illegal aliens to take their jobs. They have driven into the ground amendments from appearing in the final Homeland Security "conference committee" bill. They eradicated--ANY CHANCE--of a Senate's permanent authorization of the E-Verify program. These sleazy politicians are banqueting on the bones of unemployed US labor, without a second thought.

    They have religiously under-funded, undermined the Senate's mandate to beef up and complete the final 300 mile Mexican border fence. Then again it was never the original border wall as designed by Rep. Duncan Hunter. Illegal Aliens would have first had to scale the--FIRST--fence, run across the two lane highway for the Border Patrol vehicles, then scale an identical--SECOND FENCE. Under funded and weakened just like E-Verify, the police 287(g) arrest and detainment and ceasing the massive ICE raids. Finally the ROPE group strangled the Senate (already) passed ability of countrywide businesses to run their previous hires employees through E-Verify. So you can guess this is a harbinger to drop on the AMERICAN WORKER YET ANOTHER ULTIMATELY EXPENSIVE BLANKET AMNESTY. THOSE TAXPAYERS WILL BE FORCED TO PICK UP A TRILLION DOLLAR TAB. Be advised that Reid D-NV , Pelosi D-CA have one of the largest population of illegal immigrants in the country, who they are subservient too. Remember to expend your frustration and anger at 202-224-3121on your lawmakers. They are juggling with millions of American Workers job lifeline, by pandering to people who shouldn't even be here? Even the federal program 287 g, has been curtailed,for indigenous police. Now they must fall back on state and municipal laws to apprehending illegal foreign nationals. Lets face it US government immigration was never meant to be enforced, such as the original 1986 Simpson/Mazzoli AMNESTY bill. It was rampant with corruption and fraud, carefully manipulated to be use to keep illegal out.

    Sheriff Joe of Maricopa County must now draw his powers from State law, that he has sworn to upheld. But he will be accused of racial profiling and being anti-immigrant. But then we all now that Arizona like California is hardly able to breathe under massive impact of illegal labor and families who squat in each state. Why do we not see through Nancy Pelosi, who hires illegal cheap rate labor in her vineyards and concurs with a bunch of radical Liberal Marxists in Sacramento, who annually explodes the treasury in--SANCTUARY CITY AND STATE--CALIFORNIA, for free handouts for illegal aliens who have settled there. Then they are continuously re-elected in a none verification atmosphere of illegal voters, who just have swamped the ballot rolls. Even ICE has had a Cease and desist order so not able to carry out sweeping raids on dishonest businesses. NOW IF YOU BELIEVE THAT ALL POLITICIANS ARE WORKING FOR AMERICANS? Then I have some prime real estate on the Moon, I can sell you cheap.


    MY SUGGESTION IS DON"T BUY ANY SERVICES FROM BUSINESS THAT DOESN'T DISPLAY THE E-VERIFY PLACARD. Remember the real conniving happens in rooms hidden from the public awareness in conference committees. In addition, Remember Harry Reid as an incumbent Senator who carries the ugly stain of being anti-American Worker, Anti-Sovereignty must not be re-elected. Speaker Pelosi must go? So must Emmanuel? They have proved they cannot be trusted As NUMBERSUSA president says," With no chance now of E-Verify dying in any minute, because they couldn't annul the 3 year extension? The pro-amnesty forces no longer can try to use it as a bargaining chip. States, counties, cities and businesses can now be quite confident that they can set policy based on the E-Verify program being around." IT'S NOT PERMANENT YET NO THANKS TO ROPE. This group has given preference to illegal workers instead of the 15 million authorized AMERICAN WORKERS. COMPREHEND MORE OF THE CORRUPTION THAT CANNOT BE DENIED BY POLITICIANS AT JUDICIAL WATCH. NUMBERSUSA will explain in detail the consequences, that includes the 2010 Census, Health Care, ACORN, Local police alien enforcement, hidden welfare programs, Anchor babies-Birthright citizenship, criminals amongst the illegal immigration occupiers. CAPSWEB for OVERPOPULATION information. Read the immigration enforcement--GRADING--of each and every one of them at NUMBERSUSA. Currently undercover of darkness the Democratic administration is arranging a--SOCIAL SECURITY--totalization agreement between US and Mexico.
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