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Focus: The PERM Workshop - $100-Off Deadline!
The PERM Workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. The Discussion Leader will be Joel Stewart; other speakers include Linda Kim, Michael Piston, Larry Rudnick, Rohit Turkhud, and other to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:


  • Session 1: Government Standard and Forms
  • Session 2: Complete PERM Jurisprudence Update

Lunch Presentation

  • Session 3: Advertising and Recruitment
  • Session 4: Post Filing Issues

For a detailed curriculum, speaker biographies, and registration information, please see: Online
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Don't delay, act today! The $100-Off Registration Deadline is May 15th.

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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 visit 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-column 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

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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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 10 - 2:00-3:00 pm [EST]- Teleconference - USCIS invites you to participate in a teleconference, "Provisional Unlawful Presence Waiver Process to discuss the process of applying for provisional unlawful presence waivers within the US. To participate in the session, please click here: Be sure to complete and update your subscriber preferences.

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