Comment: Holidays And Hiring - With the holidays approaching this is the ideal time to advertise job openings if you are an employer looking to hire the best and brightest. With the new year just around the corner and plenty of time to think on their hands during the holidays, many highly qualified immigration professionals begin to reevaluate their careers and are open to new opportunities. If you want to reach this audience, now is the ideal time to do so. To place a classified, click here.

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Focus: EB-5 and Business Immigrants In Removal Proceedings
Sunday, November 18 is the deadline to sign up for the Monday, November 19 phone session of "Removal Practice: Cutting Edge Strategies and Developments for 2012" with Lory Rosenberg, Lisa Brodyaga, Dawn Lurie, Michelle Mendez, Jeff Joseph, Mehreen Shah, Isaac Wheeler. The curriculum is as follows

  • Conditional LPR status and avenues of review
  • Past or present criminal convictions
  • Compliance, fraud and false claims

Sunday, November 18 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: here.
or by Fax form: here.

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Help Wanted - Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada - Egan LLP is seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse institutional clients. The ideal candidate must have JD along with admission to any US State Bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H-1, L-1, NIV and PERM filings. Must have experience in providing advisory services for employees and their employers including program review and recommendations, Department of Labor as well as I-9 audits and other services; excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit EY Careers Website or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

Help Wanted - Immigration Professional
Toronto, Canada - The Ernst & Young Global Immigration (EYGI) is seeking a Manager Global Immigration to oversee day-to-day operations in all aspects of global immigration client accounts, to supervise Global Coordinators and Senior Global Coordinators and to report on the status programs. The ideal candidate must have 4+ years of experience in a related field or environment, an Undergraduate university degree, ability to effectively build relationships, to work in a high pressured and time sensitive environment and deliver accurately to tight deadlines; strong organizational and project management skills as well as excellent communication skills. Law degree would be an asset. For more information, please visit our EY Careers Website at http://www.ey.com/CA/en/Careers or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

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 www.fragomen.com. Please attach to your application a cover letter, resume, transcript, and writing sample, in Word or Adobe format only.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Teleconference – Wednesday, December 5, 2012 – 7:30pm – 9:00pm (EST) – The USCIS Public Division invites you to attend a free national Spanish-language event. Our representatives will share agency updates, discuss immigration-related topics, and will be available to answer your questions. To Participate, please call 1-888-989-4980 (Password: Enlace)

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