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Article: Expert Testimony In Immigration Hearings Live And Telephonic Testimony By Dr. Mark S. Silver

Article: New Legal Framework for Adjudicating NIW Petitions By Christy Turovskiy, Esq.

Article: 5 Things You Need to Know about New Proposed EB-5 Rulemaking By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Esq. and Joseph Barnett, Esq.

Blogging: The Harm That Confirmation of Jeff Sessions as Attorney General Can Do to Immigration Law and Due Process By Lory D. Rosenberg

Blogging: February 2017 VISA Bulletin: Analysis By Chris Musillo

Blogging: OCAHO Finds No Jurisdiction Over Case By Bruce Buchanan

News: DHS Publishes Notice of Proposed Rulemaking On EB-5 Immigrant Investor Regional Center Program

Focus: The Family Book 2016-2017 Edition
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Headline: Retired Marine Gen. John Kelly: 'The law will guide me' on immigration, border security Click here
Headline: Pol pushes to add immigration status to list of protected classes Click here
Headline: D.C. will go ‘beyond sanctuary,’ create legal defense fund for [undocumented] immigrants Click here
Headline: County supervisors create a new office that would help immigrants receive assistance Click here
Headline: Concerns Over Trump's Take on Immigration: First Fear, Then Resolve Click here
Headline: Sessions: Immigration should serve ‘the national interest’ Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Diego, CA - Boutique San Diego immigration law office is looking to add an attorney. The firm emphasizes business immigration, while also maintaining an active family based immigration and naturalization practice. The candidate must be able to multi-task, work independently, and maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor with clients and colleagues. Our offices are located in a Class A building in downtown San Diego. Experience in employment based immigration law is preferred, but not required. Please send resume and a cover letter explaining your interest to HR@nadalinlaw.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Ridgewood, NJ - Immigration Law Firm with offices in NJ, NY, Indiana and affiliated offices in India and in Canada seeks Business Immigration Paralegals and Business Immigration Specialists for several positions. Responsibilities: preparation of a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E-1/E-2, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Emphasis on L and E visas a plus. Assist corporate clients with PERM application process. Applying t U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, RFEs, interviews and compliance. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: BA/BS required; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample can be submitted with resume; Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience with the corporate business immigration process. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate and Gujarati and/or Hindi a plus. Strong communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills, good judgment; analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who shows ownership and commitment to the job. We sponsor. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to HR@visaserve.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Immigration law firms seeks immigration paralegal to h andle client intake, explain process and requirements to client, collect and analyze documents and evidence for cases,perform research and discuss case strategy with attorney. Draft petitions, applications and support letters for O-1, EB-1 and NIW applications. Calendar deadlines, correspond with clients, maintain database. prioritize and monitor cases. Must be able to think creatively but formulate solid arguments. Must have a passion for this type of work, be detail-oriented with strong analytical and writing skills. Ability to handle large caseload and multitask essential. Japanese, Korean and Chinese language skills a huge advantage. Please send resumes to jane@janeorgelesq.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Long Island City, NY - Immigration law firm seeks an Associate Attorney with one year to three years of experience in Immigration law. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases, including but not limited to Cancellation of Removal, Political Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Provisional Waivers, U-Visa, VAWA, DACA, SIJ, and Employment based cases. The firm also represents clients before Immigration Court, the BIA, and all circuit courts. Responsibilities include: working with the paralegal team to supervise and facilitate the preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS; preparing evidence and briefs to be sent to the Immigration Court, Board of Immigration Appeals, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; conducting legal research; appearing in Immigration Court on behalf of clients; representing clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews. Attorneys will also research and draft complex RFE responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS. Qualifications: Minimum 1 to 3 years of experience in immigration law, Experience working with Cancellation of Removal and Asylum -based cases preferred, Admitted to practice in New York State. Salary commensurate with education and experience. Benefits: Competitive compensation, 401(k) profit sharing plan, paid holidays, vacation and sick time, health insurance options, short term and long term disability insurance. Please send resumes to sgomez@usmanbahmad.com

Letters of the Week: Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Events
Washington, DC - January 12, 9:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m. Country Conditions & Asylum Decision-Making, American University. For more information, http://www.american.edu/clals/countr...ion-making.cfm


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