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


April 30, 2009


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0430.shtm


Items:
1.  Comment: Immigration Stimulus
2.  Focus: Today Is Deadline For EB-5: Individual v. Regional
    Center Cases
3.  Articles:
    (a) Consular Corner: April 2009 by Liam Schwartz
    (b) Perspective - Molecular Individualism  by Sheldon Richman
    for the Foundation For Economic Education
    (c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy by Greg Siskind
4.  News:
    (a) CBP Publishes Automatic Revalidation Fact Sheet
5.  Classifieds:
    (a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
    (c) CLE Immigration Event
    (d) Immigration Law Certificate
    (e) Website Services
6.  Headlines:
    (a) Obama Welcomes Arlen Specter To Democratic Fold
    (b) Napolitano: Border With Mexico To Stay Open For Now
    (c) Turning Point In Immigration March
    (d) Citizenship Checks Rightly Illegal At Schools
7.  ComingsNGoings:
    (a) New Appointment
8.  Letters From:
    (a) Kaushik


http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0430.shtm


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1.  COMMENT


Immigration Stimulus


A Wall Street Journal
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124078847516857485.html
opinion piece points out that an infusion of innovators is even
more needed in a recession. "Companies founded by immigrants
include Yahoo, eBay and Google. Half of Silicon Valley start-ups
were founded by immigrants, up from 25% a decade ago. Some 40% of
patents in the U.S. are awarded to immigrants. A recent study by
the Kauffman Foundation found that immigrants are 50% likelier to
start businesses than natives. Immigrant-founded technology firms
employ 450,000 workers in the US."


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


Today Is Deadline For EB-5: Individual v. Regional Center Cases


Wednesday, April 29th is the deadline for the April 30th phone
session of Investor Options For Beginners: EB-5: Individual v.
Regional Center Cases, the curriculum is as follows:


++ Commercial Enterprise
++ Employment Creation
++ Management / Role of Investor
++ Amount of Investment
++ Source of Funds
++ Removal of Conditions


For more information and to register see: Online:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200906.shtm. Fax form:
http://www.ilw.com/seminars/200906.pdf. Don't delay, sign up
today!
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3.  ARTICLES


(a) Consular Corner: April 2009


Liam Schwartz writes "Thanks largely to the unprecedented efforts
of Tel-Aviv Consul General Andrew C. Parker and his wonderful
staff, immigration attorneys were treated to an up-close and
personal view of consular work."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0430-schwartz.shtm
http://www.lsa-law.com/


(b) Perspective - Molecular Individualism


Sheldon Richman for the Foundation For Economic Education writes
"In his book Reasons for Welfare: The Political Theory of the
Welfare State (1988), Robert E. Goodin claims to have caught
opponents of the welfare state in a contradiction."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0430-richman.shtm
http://fee.org/


(c) Bloggings On Immigration Law And Policy


Greg Siskind writes "The Senate Immigration Subcommittee will
kick off Congress' consideration of an immigration reform bill
with a hearing on April 30th entitled 'Comprehensive Immigration
Reform in 2009, Can We Do It and How?'."
http://www.ilw.com/articles/2009,0430-siskind.shtm
http://www.visalaw.com/


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


(a) CBP Publishes Automatic Revalidation Fact Sheet


US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) issued a fact sheet on
automatic revalidation of expired nonimmigrant visas of aliens
who have been out of the US for thirty days or less in contiguous
territory (Canada and Mexico).
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/news/2009,0430-revalidation.pdf
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5.  CLASSIFIEDS


(a) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Long time NYC practitioner seeks young lawyer as associate (or
not so young) with or without own practice to work with a view
towards parnership and sucession. I wish to work less now and
much less later but not retire completely. Harry DeMell (212)
732-2767.


(b) Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Small Northern Virginia immigration law firm
http://ms.law.pro/
seeks associate with 2+ years experience in Immigration Court/BIA
litigation. Good writing skills. Spanish speaking preferred.
Salary commensurate with experience. Good benefits. Send resume
to mailto:mlfernandez@mslaw.pro.


(c) CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 15-16, 2009) The Federal Bar Association and
AILA Mid South Chapter invite you to join us for one of the most
exciting regional immigration conferences you will attend this
year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who, including
respected AILA attorneys and government officials including
chairman of BIA, US Court of Appeals judge, director of OIL,
current and former immigration judges. This conference offers
opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and CIS supervisors
discuss local priorities that affect the mid-South and
nationwide. Mingle with faculty without large crowds. This
intimate setting is perfect for both new and experienced
practitioners alike. Program includes special programs for pro
bono attorneys + criminal lawyers. Earn up to 16 CLE hours and
have fun too. Early bird deadline is April 30th. For more info,
including speakers, curriculum, and registration see the attached
brochure
http://www.fedbar.org/imm-agenda0409.pdf
or register online at http://www.fedbar.org/eventreg.html.


(d) Immigration Law Certificate
Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies
and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate
Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This
graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-
credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive
understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding
the status of immigrants in the US, including family and
employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is
designed for individuals working in law firms, companies,
government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they
interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a
regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge
of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. Beginning
this spring, the program is also being offered online. For more
information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course
applications and to register, see here.
http://www.sps.cuny.edu/programs/spscourses/programdescription.aspx?pid=17&sid=ILCP


(e) Website Services
Gain the competitive edge with your new website from INSZoom, the
world's largest immigration software company. Choose from a range
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Biweekly newsletters and email blast tools enable you to stay in
constant touch with current clients and strengthen your potential
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at www.inszoom.com/websites
http://www.inszoom.com/websites
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process of launching your new website today.
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6.  Headlines


(a) Obama Welcomes Arlen Specter To Democratic Fold


Specter suggested he could be of assistance, saying he had been
deeply involved in healthcare, climate change and immigration.


(b) Napolitano: Border With Mexico To Stay Open For Now


Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano rejected calls to
close the U.S.-Mexico border in response to the swine flu
outbreak, saying the costs to both countries at this point
outweigh the medical benefits.


(c) Turning Point In Immigration March


On Friday, two very different demonstrations are planned in
Yakima. One urging rights and amnesty for illegal immigrants, the
other adamantly opposed.


(d) Citizenship Checks Rightly Illegal At Schools


Arizona public schools must not become an arm of law enforcement,
which would happen if an idea floated by Pima County Sheriff
Clarence Dupnik becomes reality.


For links to the above stories see here:
http://www.ilw.com/immigdaily/digest/2009,0430.shtm#Headlines
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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 Appointment
The American Immigration Law Foundation (AILF) is pleased to
announce that Mary Giovagnoli will become the new Director of the
Immigration Policy Center (IPC) replacing Angela Kelley who has
accepted the position of Vice President for Immigration Policy at
the Center for American Progress. For more info see
www.immigrationpolicy.org/index.php?content=pr042209.
_________________________________________________________________
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:
Is there any news on immigration relief program for legal stuck
people before they take the action for completely ilegal people?
There are about million people stucked with technical
difficulties like 3 years foreign BS degree Vs 4 years US BS
degree equilency problem. They do not accept for EB-3 catagory. I
hope and wish you draw their attention by taking this point
through Lawyers by your immigration daily.
Kaushik
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