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Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, Coming Soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

The Book Contents: Major Consular Posts: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Vietnam. Theory and Practice: Introduction; New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice; Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts; Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul; The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks; Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations; E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors; The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions; H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking; Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites;
State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs); ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces;
What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions; A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment; Resource Materials on CD-ROM

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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Merger Partner Sought
Major immigration boutique is seeking a Merger Partner. Ideal Practice can be located anywhere in the US and must have several attorneys and an adequate support staff. Firm/Practice must have a clean ethics record and must be soundly run as a business. To start a confidential conversation, please email your interest to: canjones@yahoo.com.

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