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

Top five March Immigration Daily Articles:

Top five March Immigration Daily News Items:

Blogging: Fox News Goes After Syrian Asylee - By Any Means Necessary by Jason Dzubow

Blogging: Private Prison Corporation withdraws $6 million Donation to Name Football Stadium by Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Rubio Hard to Read on Immigration Bill by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Solitary Confinement of Immigrant Detainees by Danielle L. C. Beach-Oswald

Blogging: Some Unoffical and Preliminary Information from FedEx About H-1B Cap Petitions Received So Far and a Reflection About This Years April 1 Madness by Roger Algase

News: USCIS Temporarily Suspends Adjudication of Most H-2B Petitions Following Court Order

News: DOL Issues Clarification On H-2B Application Processing Suspension

Focus: Forming and Operating an EB-5 Regional Center Book
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new book - Forming and Operating An EB-5 Regional Center: A Aguide For Developers and Business Innovators. The Editors for this book are Angelo A. Paparelli and L. Batya Schwartz Ehrens and the Contributing Editor is Maurice Berez.
The book outline is as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Multiple Players - each with different expectations and conflicting interests in the EB-5 RC process
  • History of Program, Narrowed Scope of the RC Designation over
  • Time, and Challenges Created Along the Way
  • Understanding the Basics of the EB-5 Program for RCs
  • Applying for RC Designation and Amendment
  • Best Practices and tips to avoid common pitfalls and USCIS requests for additional evidence
  • Problems, Concern,s and Best Practices
  • Additional Resources

For additional information, detailed book outline, and author biographies, please see:
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Pre-Publication orders are now being accepted at a disounted price!

Headline: Arizona congressman: Immigration reform close, but not done Click here
Headline: Opinion: Rubio's coy immigration play Click here
Headline: Kitzhaber to sign illegal immigrant tuition equity bill Click here
Headline: High-skilled visa requests likely to exceed supply Click here
Headline: Schumer: Gang of 8 Has 'Substantive Agreement' on Immigration Issues Click here
Headline: Slight Revision on Immigration Click here
Headline: Opinion Report: The Immigration Debate Click here
Headline: Rubio: Reports of Immigration Deal 'Premature' Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - An immediate position is available in a New York-based law firm. The ideal candidate will have +1 years of experience of the processing of O and P nonimmigrant visa petitions. Responsibilities will include the preparation and filing of O and P visa petitions, conducting of legal research, and drafting of correspondences. Strong writing skills, excellent attention to detail, and handling a fast case load are pluses. Please email your resume along with reference to

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
Toronto or Calgary, Canada - Ernst and Young Global Immigration (EYGI) is seeking a Global Immigration Manager. EYGI provides and manages a range of business immigration services to multinational clients who send employees and their families to work and live in over 140 countries around the world. 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 the Global Coordination Staff and Seniors and can ranger from ensuring client accounts are being looked after to providing high level reporting on the status of programs. The ideal candidate will have 3+ years of Global Immigration or related experience. Law degree would be an asset, as would strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to deliver accurately to tight deadlines in a high-pressured and time-sensitive environment a plus. For more information, please visit out EY Careers Website at, keyword: Global Immigration or contact Lisa Chow at

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 keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Cambridge, MA - April 24 - The Center for International Studies and Inter-University Committee on International Migration at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are proud to sponsor "Beyond the Rhetoric of Remittances: Indian Diaspora, Development, and the Indian State. The speaker will be Dr. Amit Kumar Mishra of the University of Hyderabad. For more information, please contact Sarah Jane Vaughan at

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