Comment: Top Links February 2013
We feature the most accessed links by our readers in February 2013 below:

Top five February Immigration Daily Articles:

Top five February Immigration Daily News Items:

Erratum: In yesterday's issue of Immigration Daily Mr. Roger Algase's Blogging did not have the correct content. This error has since been corrected.

Article: Comprehensive Immigration Reform - Defined: Part 4: Simple Solutions by Harry DeMell

Article: Consular Corner: February 2013 by Liam Schwartz

Article: Review of "Behind the Greencard: How Immigration Policy is Killing the American Dream by Anthony Guidice

Blogging: Violence Against Women Act Extension Will Help Abused Immigrants by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Yet Another "Low Priority" "Non-Criminal" Immigrant is Facing Deportation and Needs Your Help by Matthew Kolken

News: CRS Report on The Interplay of Borders, Turf, Cyberspace, and Jurisdiction: Issues Confronting U.S. Law Enforcement

Focus: The Physician Immigration Book - Price Reduced
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Physician Immigration Book edited by Robert Aronson. Contributors are: Mary Amundson, Robert Aronson, Lisa Atkins, Therese Bart, Janice Bianco, Ingrid Brey, Brian Bruner, Elise Bruner, Jacqueline Bucar, Lisa Claypool, Kristi Crawford, Karen Dean, Alex Dgebuadze, Robert Divine, Goldie Domingue, Maria Fritzinger Elias, Eleanor Fitzpatrick, Roberta Freedman, Kristen Harris, Wendy Hess, Dayna Kelly, Khorzad Mehta, Jennifer Minear, Bruce Morrison, George Newman, Elizabeth Neuwirth, Ana Pottratz Acosta, Karen Pollins, Jennell Prentice, Elizabeth Quinn, Michelle Scimecca, Suzanne Seltzer, Carl Shusterman, Greg Siskind, Rita Sostrin, Tim Skinner, Sarah Peterson Strensrud, Margaret Stock, Hamel Vyas, Tracy Wallowicz, David Ware, Nathan Waxman, Andrew Wizner and Robert Whitehill

The book outline is as follows:

  • INTRODUCTION
  • THE PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE AND HEALTHCARE REALITIES
  • THE J-1 EXCHANGE VISITOR PROGRAM: VIEWS FROM THE INSIDE AND THE OUTSIDE
  • STARTING THE IMMIGRATION PROCESS: THE ART OF THE CLIENT INTAKE PROCESS
  • J-1 WAIVER STRATEGY AND PRACTICE FOR PHYSICIANS
  • H-1B TEMPORARY WORKER CONSIDERATIONS AND STRATEGY FOR PHYSICIANS
  • ASSESSING ALL POSSIBILITIES: OTHER NONIMMIGRANT VISA OPTIONS FOR PHYSICIANS
  • LONG TERM OPTIONS: PERMANENT RESIDENCE AND NATURALIZATION
  • COMPLIANCE CONSIDERATIONS
  • DESIGNING A BETTER MOUSETRAP: SOME THOUGHTS ON LEGISLATIVE REFORM
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Headline: How art (and butterflies) can change the way we talk about undocumented movement Click here
Headline: U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson to make pitch for immigration reform Click here
Headline: N.J. to Get First Filipino Superior Court Judge: Click here
Headline: How the GOP Could Break an Unwritten Rule and Pass Immigration Reform Click here
Headline: Geraldo Rivera: Sequestering Immigration Reform Click here
Headline: White House: We Had Nothing to Do With Freed [undocumented] - Decision came from immigration officials, says Click here
Headline: Jose Antonio Vargas To Receive NCLR Public Service Award Click here
Headline: Republicans must embrace immigration reform Click here
Headline: Officials Say ICE Agent Killed Self During Arrest Attempt in El Paso, Texas Click here
Headline: ICE released hundreds of immigrant prisoners; McCaul wants answers Click here
Headline: US Army offers citizenship track for needed skills Click here
Headline: Rep. Bob Goodlatte: Government is not enforcing existing US gun laws Click here
Headline: Republicans are dropping six figures on an immigration reform ad. WATCH IT HERE Click here
Headline: Sequester-Forced Immigration Releases Won't Affect Gwinnett Facility Click here
Headline: In Latin America, migrants don't escape poverty Click here
Headline: Schumer bill would aid farmers Click here
Headline: Midwestern Business and Civic Leaders Call for Immigration Reform at DC Summit Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Downtown New York City firm is seeking a full-time, experienced, Spanish-speaking immigration paralegal. The ideal candidate will have 1+ years of immigration experience in preparing and assembling immigration packages to be submitted to USCIS for IV processes, with I-30 Alien Relative Petitions, I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status, I-360 VAWA petitions, I-765, Employment Authorization, and I-140 Employment-Based petitions. Fluency in Spanish is essential; College degree preferred. Other qualifications include excellent writing and communication skills, proofing and reviewing applications and legal forms, ability to work independently or with supervision, ability to work well with Supervising Attorney. Punctuality and reliability are a must; references and background checks are needed. To apply, please email immigrationlawnyc@gmail.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at 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 their diverse institutional clients. Egan LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. The ideal candidate should have a JD along with admission to any US State Bar, a 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H-1, L-1, NIV, and PERM filings, and strong client management skills, excellent managerial, organizational, and verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Toronto, Canada - Ernst and Young Global Immigration is seeking a Global Immigration Coordination Manager/Senior. The role of Manager Global Immigration involves day-to-day management and oversight in all aspects of global immigration client accounts. The activities will include supervising Global Coordination Staff and Seniors and can range from ensuring client accounts are being looked after to providing high level reporting on the status programs. An ideal candidate must have 3+ years of Global Immigration or related experience; a law degree would be an asset. Strong organization and project management skills and ability to deliver accurately to tight deadlines in a high-pressured and time-sensitive environment are also a plus. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: Global Immigration or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan LLP is seeking a Law Clerk (Paralegal) to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse institutional clients. EGAN LLP has offices throughout Canada in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal. The ideal candidate should have an undergraduate university degree or equivalent related work experience, 5+ years of business immigration experience and must be highly organized, with strong attention to detail and have strong verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please visit Ernst and Young's career website at www.ey.com/CA/jobsearch keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at Lisa.Chow@ca.ey.com

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
New York, NY - March 7 - 5:30pm-7:00pm - The Americas Society and Council of the Americas, in association with Partnership for a New American Economy, will host a presentation and discussion around immigration reform and the economic implications of a potential overhaul - not just for the immigrant population, but for the U.S. overall. Guest panelists include Cristobal Conde, Antonio A. Del Pino, and Kathryn Wylde. For additional information, please see: https://online.as-coa.org/page.redir...0-3fb560b1a48e.


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