Comment: The EB-5 New York Summit - Final Registration Deadline
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Friday, December 14th in New York, NY. Speakers will include Parisa K. Karaahmet, Sherry Cohen, Enrique Gonzalez, Kate Kalmykov, Dan Lundy, John Neill, Susan Pilcher, Sam Udani and Others To Be Announced. The curriculum is as follows:

Morning Session For Investor's Counsel

  • Lawfully Advising on Project Choices
  • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • 829 Petitions and Documenting Job Creation
  • Ethical Considerations in EB-5 Practice (1.0 EPR Credit)

Lunch Presentation

Afternoon Session For Regional Centers and Regional Center Counsel Economist Panel

  • Economist Issues: TEAs, Job Creation Models, Tenant Occupancy Issues
  • Developing the 924 Petition
  • Legally and Effectively Marketing Projects Domestically and Abroad

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: here. For the fax form, see here. Don't delay, act today! Final Registration Deadline is December 11th!

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Focus: Supervised Recruitment, Audits and Appeals
Tuesday, December 11 is the deadline to sign up for the Thursday, December 13th phone session of "Hot Issues in PERM" with Joel Stewart, Robert Banta, Rami Fakhoury, Matt Morse, Kiran Vairale-Mumtaz, Michael Piston, Edwin R. Rubin, Larry Rudnick, Rohit Turkhud and David Ware. The curriculum is as follows

  • Audits
  • Supervised Recruitment
  • Requests to Reconsider
  • Requests For Review
  • Federal Litigation

Tuesday, December 11 is the deadline to sign up. For more info, including speaker bios, detailed curriculum, and registration information, please see: Online: here.
Fax form: here.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Chicago, IL - Baker & McKenzie LLP is seeking Immigration Paralegal to assist the Immigration Practice group with daily tasks associated with the practice. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: assisting the attorneys in all aspects of the processing of nonimmigrant and immigrant cases, preparing nonimmigrant and employment-based immigrant cases (H-1B; L-1A & L-1B; E-1 & E-2; TN-1; Labor Certification Applications, Permanent Residency Applications etc.) for large corporations, performing legal research, maintaining and updating docket system to ensure timely filing extensions, petitions and applications, assisting with case file management, assisting with the collection of data and documentation necessary to prepare and file of applications, and handling the daily tasks. The ideal candidate must have Bachelor's degree, 1-3 years of employment based immigration experience including ability to examine foreign national candidate's qualifications for non-immigrant (temporary) visas and/or permanent residency applications (I-140 or PERM applications) . Must have strong organizational skills, attention to details, excellent verbal and written skills, be able to work well in a document intensive and fast-paced environment. To apply, please see Baker & McKenzie Online Application Page

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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ComingsNGoings: New Position
Stone & Grzegorek LLP is pleased to announce that Eileen Chun-Fruto has joined the firm as a Senior Attorney. Ms. Chun-Fruto has 15 years of immigration experience and has been named a “Super Lawyer – Rising Star” numerous times by Los Angeles Magazine. She joins the investor and entrepreneur practice group at Stone & Grzegorek LLP, and will continue representing corporations, entrepreneurs, professional and religious workers, and individuals in the arts and entertainment. Prior to joining Stone & Grzegorek LLP, Ms. Chun-Fruto managed her own law practice in Hollywood, California for 10 years.

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