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


September 3, 2009


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0903.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Without Name
2.  Focus: Today Is The Deadline For Applying for Adjustment of
    Status and Consular Processing
3.  Articles:
    (a) Second Circuit Confirms That Consular Decisions Are
    Reviewable by Rami D. Fakhoury
    (b) It Just Aint So by Sheldon Richman for the Foundation For
    Economic Education
    (c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind
4.  News:
    (a) Emergency Injunction Seeks Delay Of Federal Contractor
    Everify Regulation Implementation
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
    (b) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
    (c) Translation Services
    (d) J-1 Visa Program
6.  Headlines:
    (a) Restriction Or Legalization? Measuring The Economic
    Benefits Of Immigration Reform
    (b) An American Success Story
    (c) Lou Dobbs And His Hate Groupies
    (d) Supreme Court Case To Prevent Undocumented Children In-
    State Tuition
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) Immigration Event - Washington, DC
8.  Letters From:
    (a) Charles Breiterman


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1.  COMMENT


Without Name


The notable film "Without Name" or "Sin Nombre" tells the story
of a Honduran immigrant family on a dangerous train journey
through Mexico to the US. It was honored with the 2009 Dramatic
Directing Award at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival. To read an
interview with Director Cary Joji Fukunaga discussing the movie,
see here.


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


Today Is The Deadline For Applying for Adjustment of Status and
Consular Processing


Wednesday, September 2nd is the deadline for the Thursday,
September 3rd phone session of Family Immigration For Beginners,
the curriculum is as follows:
++ Who is eligible for adjustment of status? How do you complete
and file a Form I-485?
++ When would an individual apply for an immigrant visa at a U.S.
consular post?
++ How do you complete and file a DS-230, immigrant visa
application?
++ What role does the National Visa Center play in consular
processing of family-based immigration cases?
++ What "red flags" should you look out for in preparing an
adjustment of status or immigrant visa application?
++ How do you advise clients in providing evidence of the bona
fides of a marital relationship?
++ How do you complete Form I-864? What documentation should you
include to support a Form I-864?
++ When should you preemptively file a Form I-601 waiver request?
++ What is advance parole?
++ How do previous status violations and unlawful presence impact
adjustment of status and immigration visa applications?


Wednesday, September 2nd is the deadline to sign up. For more
info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and
registration information, please see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200920.shtm. Fax form:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200920.pdf. Don't delay, sign up
today.
_________________________________________________________________
3.  ARTICLES


(a) Second Circuit Confirms That Consular Decisions Are
Reviewable


Rami D. Fakhoury writes "The Second Circuit Court of Appeals
recently issued a milestone civil liberties and immigration
decision in its ruling in Ramadan v Napolitano."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0903-fakhoury.shtm
http://www.employmentimmigration.com/


(b) It Just Aint So


Sheldon Richman for the Foundation For Economic Education writes
"The late Julian Simon single-handedly created a body of work
that blasts the foundation of these [overpopulation] warnings to
smithereens, but for some people, feeling bad feels so good."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0903-richman.shtm
http://fee.org/


(c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy


Greg Siskind writes "The case could have important immigration
implications because Defense of Marriage Act bars conferring
immigration benefits to these couples.
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0903-siskind.shtm
http://www.visalaw.com/


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


(a) Emergency Injunction Seeks Delay Of Federal Contractor
Everify Regulation Implementation


In US Chamber of Commerce, et al. v. Janet Napolitano, et al.
(USDC District of MD Southern Division) No. AW-08-3444 (Sept 1,
2009), Plaintiffs filed an emergency motion for an injunction
requesting court action prior to September 8, 2009 when the
federal contractor EVerify regulations will go into effect
nationwide.
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/cases/2009,0903-commerce.pdf
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
Honolulu, Hawaii - USCIS Office of the Chief Counsel (OCC) seeks
experienced attorneys for for the position of Associate Regional
Counsel, USCIS OCC, Western Region. Responsibilities include, but
are not limited to, serving as an attorney providing on-site
legal advice to the local District Office USCIS personnel on
issues involving immigration related adjudications,
inadmissibility and deportability grounds, and national security.
J.D. degree, active bar membership, 2+ years of post-J.D.
experience required. For full details enter COU-CIS-2009-08 here.
http://www.usajobs.com/
Applicants must submit (1) writing sample (10 pps. max) (2)
resume (3) cover letter, to mailto:Kelli.Duehning@dhs.gov All
submissions must be received by close of business on September
18, 2009. GS-13/14/15. Position open until filled. No relocation
allowance offered.


(b) Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
Miami, FL - Ira Kurzban seeks an associate who is an  experienced
brief writer and federal litigator in immigration matters to work
in his firm's office
http://www.kkwtlaw.com/
in Miami. The lawyer should have excellent research, writing and
analytical skills with at least 3 to 5 years of experience.
Spanish speaking preferred. Forward your resume and two of your
best written briefs or memoranda to mailto:ira@kkwtlaw.com or
mail to 2650 SW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33133.  Health + pension
plan. Competitive salary based upon experience.


(c) Translation Services
Eurasia Translations, Inc. has been proud to serve immigration
attorneys and individuals since 1993 with the translation of
personal documents, academic credentials, criminal clearance
letters, etc. Our customers can rest assured that all of our
translations are prepared in accordance with USCIS requirements
and are accompanied by a notarized certificate of accuracy. For
more information, please call 888-887-1884 or visit our website.
http://eurasia-usa.com
For a free quote, please complete
http://www.eurasia-usa.com/quoteRequestForm.html
or fax your document at 818-907-9763.


(d) J-1 Visa Program
Discover the ease and flexibility of the J-1 Visa with Global
Current, a service of AIESEC U.S., a leader in international
exchange and professional training for over 50 years. Unlike
other visas, the J-1 does not require a lengthy petitioning
process, has few restrictions and can be processed at any time of
year to facilitate the quick and simple implementation of an
Exchange Visitor Program. Global Current has developed a
streamlined sponsorship process supported by J-1 experts that
allows us to maintain an unrivaled 48 hour turnaround time on
complete applications. Global Current provides J-1 Trainee and
Intern programs in a variety of occupational categories including
law, engineering, finance, architecture, graphic design,
marketing and fashion. For more information on eligibility
requirements and a complete list of occupational categories,
visit http://www.globalcurrentexchanges.org
or email Melany Hamner at
mailto:melanyh@globalcurrentexchanges.org.
_________________________________________________________________
6.  Headlines


(a) Restriction Or Legalization? Measuring The Economic Benefits
Of Immigration Reform


This study finds that increased enforcement and reduced low-
skilled immigration have a significant negative impact on the
income of U.S. households.


(b) An American Success Story


Seventy years ago today, a Chinese immigrant -- an "illegal
alien" -- opened a restaurant in a rundown former speakeasy two
blocks from the California state Capitol.


(c) Lou Dobbs And His Hate Groupies


Escaping under the radar of many, however, are his close
associations with an organization that has been described by
experts as a "hate group."


(d) Supreme Court Case To Prevent Undocumented Children In-State
Tuition


Two of the Ranking-House Judiciary Congressman weighs in on a
California Supreme Court case to provide illegal immigrants in-
state tuition, while U.S. citizens who live outside the state
continue to fork over costly out-of-state tuition dollars.


For links to the above stories see here:
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0903.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) Immigration Event - Washington, DC
MPI is pleased to announce the release of Immigrant Detention:
Can ICE Meet Its Legal Imperatives and Case Management
Responsibilities? The report analyzes data on persons in ICE
custody and examines the sufficiency of ICE's information
systems.  The report recommends information that ICE must track,
along with tools to improve organization in ICE's detention
system. To attend a presentation on the report, September 10,
2009, 9:00 to 10:30 am at the Migration Policy Institute, 1400
16th Street, NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, RSVP
http://contact.migrationpolicy.org/site/Calendar?view=Detail&id=4321
or call 202-266-1929.
_________________________________________________________________
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:
ID's unsigned (08/31/09) editorial,"The Antis," condemns
NumbersUSA for racism. "The unifying theme behind the anti-
immigrationists and the anti-Obamites is the same - racism." And
yet, the editorial itself is an example of prejudice.
NumbersUSA invites ID readers to visit NumbersUSA.com. One will
find rational policy arguments attempting to demonstrate that
continued large scale immigration into the US is not in the best
interests of our nation or of the world. One will find videos in
which people of diverse ethnic backgrounds discuss why they
believe immigration reduction is a good idea. We have a recent
blog showing that the population of the US is perfectly on track
to reach 1.182 billion in the year 2100, according to U.S. census
bureau data. No statement ever made by NumbersUSA is remotely
similar to the sentiments expressed by an unnamed New Hampshire
protester.  NumbersUSA specifically says in the upper right
corner of its website, "Say No to Immigrant Bashing."  ID has
prejudged NumbersUSA. If a member of Congress has a hard time
believing that President Obama is a natural-born citizen of the
United States, then that's his or her business. NumbersUSA has no
association with the Representative; all we did was assign him an
immigration grade of B+. ID has found us guilty by non-
association. NumbersUSA is not "anti-immigration."  We are pro-
immigration in the national interest, pro-jobs for American
workers, and pro-environment. NumbersUSA is not "at the cutting
edge of those opposing the current administration." NumbersUSA
congratulated President Obama on his election, and we commented
favorably upon his inaugural address.  President Obama has stated
that his will be a transparent and participatory administration.
The Obama administration should meet with us.
Charles Breiterman                 NumbersUSA
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  1. Brittancus's Avatar
    Guess we all knew the special interest groups, lead by the US Chamber of Commerce and a large majority of pro-illegal worker organization, would try to upend the US Federal court order from apply E-Verify in September? If I had my way I as a citizen would--BOYCOTT-- any company, store, factory, farm or manufacturing plant that didn't display an E-Verify notice in their working place. They certainly don't care one-iota for the American workers jobless or not? Both illegal immigration and health care are tied into the same knot and will have a hard time passing. Immigration reform will be the battle of the century and all those politicians who sign up for it, are likely be signing up also for unemployment benefits.

    This piece of potential immigration reform legislation, is not being fully advanced to the public and veiled until after enactment? Legislators have dug there immigration reform grave and must now suffer the consequences. Accept they are looking for an easy avenue, to get out of the coffin they hammered in with their own nails. As with most civilized countries we are predisposed to treatment for any illegal alien in emergency hospitals. Except that this hospitals have become an open-house for any minor ailment to very expensive problems like dialysis?. In addition any public option, must have some stipulation in the bill that illegal immigrants from gaining access. The problem is there is absolutely nothing in this health care bill containing any text to--CLOSE LOOPHOLES--that would disallow millions of illegal immigrants from participating?

    Either way illegal Immigrants will get full access to THE PEOPLES health care, if the Democrats pass a path to citizenship or better known as BLANKET AMNESTY. The American people no longer believe in the propaganda that spills from the national press, about the illegal immigrant travesty, public health care from the mob in Washington? Perhaps we should look towards the single payer system that has succeeded in Europe? Instead of listening to the choking rhetoric from the special interest organizations that have erupted on radio and television.


    They can yell from the hills that there is only 13 million foreign nationals and families occupying our soil, but that number has been programmed into us for about 10 years. Most bloggers estimate at least twenty million plus, with more appearing everyday and more on the way if a path to citizenship is forced through the Congress? How counterproductive can this be in passing health care treatment, when the teeming numbers already here pay nothing in the emergency room? Even the employers who hire them pay nothing, then slink away and leave the debt for taxpayers to pick up or the hospital to absorb? Even if it could be calculated the amount of money in government expenditures over decades, given to support these invaders, it would pay for the wars our politician subject us too? When are these pandering lawmakers going to work for all Americans and protect their jobs. Which they didn't establish in the original stimulus bills, but even then left a gaping loophole for illegal foreign workers.
    We must assure that all American workers are gainfully employed, not individuals who have no right to be in our nation? It makes me sick to see veterans of Korea, Viet-Nam, the Gulf war walking the streets homeless, while illegal immigrants get gratification from employers and lawmakers. WE NO LONGER CAN SUPPORT ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS. OUR COUNTRY IS NEAR BANKRUPTCY. DEMAND E-VERIFY TO CHECK THE IMMIGRATION STATUS FOR EVERY US WORKER, BY CONTACTING YOUR LAWMAKER AT 202-224-3121. VOTERS SHOULD COMMAND NO MORE WEAKENING OF ANY LAWS INCLUDING 1986 (IRCA) IMMIGRATION CONTROL & REFORM ACT. JOIN NUMBERSUSA, JUDICIAL WATCH AND BE STUNNED HOW MILLIONS OF VOICES HAVE MADE AN INCREDULOUS DIFFERENCE.
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