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

Top five October Immigration Daily News Items

Bloggings: Voter ID Requirements by Danielle Beach-Oswald

Bloggings: OCAHO Holds Partner is not Employee; thus no I-9 is Required by Bruce Buchanan

Bloggings: How to Hire an Immigration Lawyer Who Won't Rip You Off by Jason Dzubow

Bloggings: Venezuelan DREAMer and sex trafficking victim held by Obama Administration for 2 YEARS in Deportation Detention by Matthew Kolken

Bloggings: Record Latino Vote Expected Tomorrow by Greg Siskind

Bloggings: Immigration and the Elections: Attention and Imagination Required by Angelo Paparelli

News: USCIS Announces Continued Closure Of Some NY/NJ Field Offices, But Others Opening Slowly But Surely

News: State Department Announces 2014 Diversity Visa Lottery Application Period Has Now Closed

Today's Obama's Childhood Arrivals Promise Graph

Focus: Business Immigration Law
ILW.COM is pleased to present two books edited and co-authored by: Rodney A. Malpert and Amanda Thompson, the Tables of Contents for these works are as follows:

Business Immigration Law: Strategies For Employing Foreign Nationals
Chapter 1: Basic Concepts
Chapter 2: Recruiting Foreign Nationals
Chapter 3: Short-Term Needs
Chapter 4: Specialty Occupation Professionals
Chapter 5: Intra-Company Transfers
Chapter 6: Investment and Trade: E Visas
Chapter 7: NAFTA
Chapter 8: Employee Sanctions
Chapter 9: Tax Issues
Chapter 10: The Interaction Between Immigrant and Nonimmigrant Statuses
For more info on Business Immigration Law: Strategies For Employing Foreign Nationals, see here. For the fax order form, see here.
Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings
Chapter 1: Administrative, Legislative, and Regulatory Structure
Chapter 2: Strategies and Obstacles to Consider Before Filing
Chapter 3: Obtaining the Visa Status
Chapter 4: Students and Business Visitors
Chapter 5: Specialty Occupation Workers
Chapter 6: L 1A / L 1B Multinational Transfers
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: NAFTA TN Professionals
Chapter 9: O-1 Foreign Nationals with Extraordinary Abilities
Chapter 10: Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers
For more info on Business Immigration Law: Forms and Filings, see here. For the fax order form, see here.

Headline: Obama-Romney: Where They Stand on Immigration Click Here
Headline: 512 Paths to the White House - Interactive Feature Click Here
Headline: Why we need to compete for immigrants rather than trying to keep them out Click Here
Headline: Most New Jobs Going to Immigrants Click Here
Headline: Dreaming of America: With election looming, scores of immigrants without papers are watching, waiting Click Here
Headline: Undocumented Immigration: Why eyes will be on Maryland this Election Day Click Here
Headline: Young Immigrant, Newly Fearless, Ponders Future Click Here
Headline: 'Open the borders to skilled migrants', civil service chief says Click Here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, D.C. - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy is seeking for an experienced paralegal to join its Washington office. An ideal candidate must have 2+ years of experience in all aspects of business immigration; be able to manage caseloads with a large degree of independence; communicate with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues; update and maintain client status reports; prepare bills; and serve as a team resource. Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate. Apply for this position by navigating to the Careers section of our web site Please attach to your application a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample, in Word or Adobe format only.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Nashville, TN - Immigration Law Office is seeking a Case Manager. The ideal candidate must be fluent in Spanish, able to problem-solve and patient with people from other cultures. This is a full time position. Salary DOE plus vacation time, other paid benefits. Email CV/Resume, cover letter to

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. 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. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here

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Letters of the Week: Andrew, Dinorah Mendes, Jobs for US, Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Punishing Immigrants: Policy, Politics, and Injustice - Charis E. Kubrin, Marjorie S. Zatz, and Ramiro Martínez - NYU Press, 276 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 081474902X, $75.00 -

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