Comment: Top Links August 2012
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in August 2012 below:
Top five August Immigration Daily Articles

Top five August Immigration Daily News Items

Today's Obama's Childhood Arrivals Promise Graph

Article: Adjustment Of Status For Immediate Relatives On B1/B2 Visitor Visas

Bloggings: DACA Weekly - September 4 by DACA Field Report Edit

Bloggings: Ten Undocumented Immigrants Arrested Protesting President Obama's Deportation Record at the DNC by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: The Party Platforms and Refugees by Jason Dzubow

News: 9th Cir. On Modified Categorical Approach For Evaluating Convictions When Petitioners Seek Waivers Of Admissibility

Focus: Deferred Action - Invitation to Speak
As a leader in the immigration world, ILW.COM is fortunate to have excellent relationships with several national and local pro- immigrant and DREAM-related organizations around the country. We are now working with those organizations to plan events for the beneficiaries of the Deferred Action announcement. We are doing events nationwide, with events already scheduled in the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and Midwest. These are short events typically held weekday evenings where an attorney addresses a room full of about 25-100 attendees. We have held several such events already. You can see photos and videos of past events here Speaking at an event like this is surely a great way to get your name and face in front of those interested in benefitting from deferred action.

We believe that if more high quality and reliable information is out there, fewer people will fall prey to unscrupulous notarios. Also, we see this as one of the situations where what is good for business is also ethical for an attorney and helpful to the public - a win-win situation for all concerned. We encourage attorneys to hold themselves to the highest ethical standards as they pursue this opportunity.

ILW.COM will handle the entire planning and execution of these events - all the attorney needs to do is show up and speak. We will plan the event, book the venue, handle registration, and even work with you to develop the curriculum. There is no better way we can think of to help you make personal contact with people who need your expertise.

Currently we have organizations ready to host workshops in the following cities: Coachella Valley, CA, San Francisco, CA, New Orleans, LA, Cambridge, MA, Detroit, MI, Raleigh, NC, East Patchogue, NY, Portland, OR, Aiken, SC, Austin, TX, Houston,TX, San Antonio, TX, Indianapolis, IN, Fredericksburg, VA. More organizations are signing up daily.

If you would like to speak at any of the cities listed above or would like us to organize an event for you in your city email us at

Headline: NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2012: Back-to-School: Immigration Law Help on Wheels
Headline: Undocu-bus riders fault Obama on undocumented immigration
Headline: A recent study by the Pew Center indicates that net...
Headline: Immigrants keep America young
Headline: A recent study by the Pew Center indicates that net migration from Mexico has hit zero and will most …
Headline: Sept 4 - Celebrate All Workers
Headline: Powerful article by TD_HannahMask re NAHCER Alabama immigrant rights group.
Headline: Democrats promise immigration reform; will they deliver?
Headline: The human cost of immigration enforcement
Headline: For Those with Jobs, Deferred Action Raises Thorny Questions
Headline: NYC Council speaker announces immigration services
Headline: With music, art, chants, and coming out stories, undocumented immigrants take on the Democratic National...
Headline: Letters of the Week: Sep 4 - Sep 7
Headline: Immigration official resigns over alleged lewd behavior
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Toronto, CA - Ernst & Young is seeking a Senior Paralegal within its US immigration practice to support the team of immigration attorneys. Responsibilities include but not limited to drafting complete application packages for review by supervising lawyer, coordinating tracking status expiration and filing dates for ongoing clients, researching current processing requirements at consulates, ensuring that lawyers are at all times advised of client related issues, speaking with HR representatives of corporate clients and employees (applicants) to obtain information to assist in drafting applications. The ideal candidate must have 5+ years of US business immigration experience, be highly organized, be able to communicate effectively and have strong attention to details. Work sponsorship and relocation allowance may be available. To apply please visit

Help Wanted - Immigration Paralegals
Washington, DC - Immigration Law Group, PC is seeking experienced paralegals. Ideal candidates must have a broad knowledge and 3+ years of experience in business/family immigration law with emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1 and PERM filings; be detail-oriented; able to handle volume independently; highly organized and have strong communication skills. Immigration Law Group offers interesting work and clientele; no timesheets; latest technology; competitive salary and benefits (401K w/employer match, health insurance, paid vacation, etc). To apply, please email resume, cover letter and salary requirements to No calls please. EOE.

Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
Miami, FL - Carlton Fields is seeking an experienced Associate Attorney to join its immigration team in the Miami office. The immigration department handles cases in all areas of immigration law. The ideal candidate will have 4+ years of experience in litigation and/or employment-based immigration including NIV and IV petitions, PERM filings, waiver applications, and handling cases in immigration court. EB-5 experience a plus. Applicants must be detailed oriented, communicate clearly and express ideas succinctly in both verbal and in written communications, have excellent research skills/experience, and Spanish language ability. Carlton Fields offers excellent benefits, a positive work environment, and a professional staff. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume along with a writing sample, recommendations and salary requirements to Shannon Williams, Director of Legal Talent Management for immediate consideration. Salary commensurate with experience.

Law Practice for Sale
Dominant within New Mexico, the largest immigration firm in the state is for sale. The firm has a prestigious list of institutional and corporate clients, long-term staff of 10 with sound management structure. Firm is very stable - in business for 32 years. AV- Rated for more than 20 years, and in the same office location for the past 11 years. This Albuquerque based firm has grossed revenues in excess of $1M for more than a decade. Diversified practice handling: employment and family based immigration, removal, and consular matters. All equipment included in sale. Principal can ease transition for serious buyers. Send Inquiries in confidence to

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