Comment: Various Items
Today's issue of Immigration Daily features various items of interest including blog postings by Lory Rosenberg, Greg Siskind, and Roger Algase, a news item from DHS, an announcement of our discounted publications, and the top headlines of immigration. This issue also contains classifieds for jobs in Washington, D.C., New Jersey, New York, and Toronto, and an advertisement for a CLE event, letters of the week, and an announcement of an immigration book. Please share your thoughts about these items by writing to

Blogging: Moncrieffe v. Holder: It Is (or Must Be) Necessarily So by Lory Rosenberg

Blogging: Paul Ryan Taking on Rubio's Pro-Immigration Role in the House by Greg Siskind

Blogging: How Should We Respond to Distorted Charges by Anti-Immigrant Hate Groups? by Roger Algase

News: DHS Publishes 2012 Annual Flow Report On Refugees and Asylees

Focus: Discounted Prices on All Books! is pleased to announce that we have cut the prices on all of our publications. Titles include The PERM Book 2nd Edition, The EB-5 Book, Forming and Operating an EB_5 Regional Center, The Consular Posts Book, The Removal Book, and The Physician Immigration Book. For the full list of all of our books, please see here:

Headline: Ag worker component is one of the more prominent pieces in immigration reform: Click here
Headline: Obama uses Bush dedication to push immigration reform Click here
Headline: The five best, worst things in the Senate's immigration bill Click here
Headline: JOHNSON: Immigration reform blowback from Boston - Click here
Headline: For Immigrant Women, the American Dream Is Alive and Well Click here
Headline: Immigration reform overlooks asylum-seekers Click here
Headline: Sierra Club backs immigration reform Click here
Headline: Immigrants Boost the Wages, Income and Economic Output of Cities Click here
Headline: Eight reasons for optimism on immigration reform Click here
Headline: Paul Ryan yes, Ted Cruz no on immigration reform Click here
Headline: Deportations Continue As Congress Seeks Immigration Reform Click here
Headline: How can the feds screen 11 million [undocumented] immigrants? Click here
Headline: Can Conservative Talk Radio Derail Immigration Reform—Again? Click here
Headline: Congressional Immigration Debate Signals Big Shift. Click here
Headline: Immigration reform could be bonanza for Democrats Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan, LLp is seeking a Senior Paralegal 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 will have an undergraduate university degree or equivalent experience, 2+ years of high-volume business immigration experience. Must be highly organized, with strong attention to detail and have strong verbal/written communication skills. For more information, please vists the EY Career Website at keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada - The US Business Immigration Specialists at Egan, LLP are seeking an Associate Attorney to manage multiple and challenging US business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas their diverse institutional clients. The ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any US State Bar, 3+ years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-colume H-1, L-1, NIV, and PERM filings. Must have strong client management skills, excellent managerial, organizational and verbal/written communications skill. For more information, please visit the EY Career Website at keyword search: EGAN or contact Lisa Chow at

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC - Immigration law firm in the Dupont Circle area is seeking an experienced paralegal. Interesting work and clientele; competitive salary and benefits. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years experience in business/family immigration law with an emphasis on AOS, H1B, L1, and PERM filings. Successful applicants will have broad knowledge of immigration law and procedures, be detail-oriented, able to handle volume independantly, and will be highly organized and strong communicators. Please email resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to: No calls please. EOE.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Newark, NJ - Immediate opening for immigration paralegal in 15 attorney Gateway One, Newark law firm. Employment-related immigration experience required and college degree preferred. Excellent writing and communication skills necessary. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team required. Fluency in Spanish or Portuguese a plus. Competitive salary and generous benefits. Resumes should be forwarded to Anthony F. Siliato, Esq., Meyner and Landis LLP, One Gateway Center, Newark, New Jersey 07102 or by email to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Midtown Manhattan, NY - Satterlee Stephens Burke and Burke, LLP. is seeking business immigration paralegals to join their growing team. The ideal candidates will have a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of employment-based (NIV andIV) immigration experience. PERM experience and LawLogix/EDGE proficiency a plus. Must be a team player who is well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task effectively. Please send resume, salary history, and writing sample to

CLE Immigration Event
Memphis, TN - (May 17-18, 2013) The Federal Bar Association in conjunction with the Memphis Mid-South Chapter of the FBA; American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA); and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Tennessee, invite you to join us for one of the most exciting national immigration conferences available this year. The confirmed speaker line-up is a who's who of well-renowned AILA attorneys and government officials including Judges from The US Circuit Court of Appeals, EOIR and other former and current Immigration Judges from across the country, and counsel from The Office of Immigration Litigation (OIL). This conference also offers the opportunity to hear from a panel of ICE and USCIS supervisors as they discuss various immigration issues that affect both the Mid-South and the nation as a whole. Program includes special tracks for pro bono attorneys as well as criminal lawyers. Earn up to 14.5 CLE hours (with a possibility of 3 ethics hours offered) and have fun, too. Early bird deadline is March 31, 2013. This Conference is limited to 400 Participants. Feel free to check out the preliminary brochure. Also, check out the housing and other information see here.

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Letters of the Week: Richard Y., Kenneth Rinzler, Daniel G. DeGriselles, Thom Casebolt

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
How Immigrants Impact Their Homelands by Susan Exkstein, Adil Najam, and Susan Eva Eckstein - Duke University Press Books, 280 pp. - Hardcover, ISBN: 0822353814 - $84.95 -

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