Comment: Global Aging And Immigration
Michael Hodin of the Global Coalition on Aging explains in The Huffington Post why immigration is America's competitive edge in an aging world.

"Indeed, it is only because of immigration that the U.S. doesn't find itself in the same economic conundrum as Japan, China, South Korea, and the European Union. These economic peers are finding it increasingly tricky to pay for their "seniors" as they age. With their birth-rates falling and longevity extending, the math no longer adds up. … the U.S. is exceptionally young among OECD nations, despite its 78 million Baby Boomers who are passing into retirement. And it's the country's immigrants that are keeping the population balanced and preventing it becoming like Japan, Korea, and much of Europe, where over a third of their population will soon be over 55."

Immigration is a great American tradition. It was responsible for the birth of the nation, and fueled its growth as it matured into the largest economy in the world. Immigration not only continues to be the solution to the problems of America's aging population, but also holds the promise of its continual reinvigoration. Share your thoughts by writing to us at

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Blogging: Joel Stewart's PERM Workshop in San Francisco by Joel Stewart

Blogging: Office of Special Counsel Settles Anti-Discrimination Claim by Bruce Buchanan

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News: Senate Judiciary Committee Releases Updated Version of S.744

News: USCIS Releases Policy Memorandum on EB-5 Adjudication Policy

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Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers - $100-off Deadline
The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be held on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in San Francisco, CA. The Discussion Leader will be David Hirson; Other speakers include Matt Gordon, Anu Nair, John Roth, Reid Thomas, Sam Udani, Steve Yale-Loehr, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:


  • Securities Law in EB-5
  • Lawfully Advising on Choosing A Project
  • Structuring the Deal in Project Financing
  • Developing the 924 Application


  • 526 Petitions and Source of Funds Issues
  • 829 Applications and Documenting Job Creation
  • Funds Administration
  • Innovation in EB-5, The Non-Regional Center Concept
  • Finding Investors in China
  • Finding Investors Other Than China

For details on curriculum, speaker bios, and registration information, please see: here.
For the fax form, see here.

Don't delay, act today! The $100-Off Registration Deadline is June 7th!

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, D.C. - Fragomen, Del Ray, Bernsen, & Loewy, LLP, is looking for an Associate Attorney with 1+ years of experience in buisness immigration with an emphasis on the preparation, review, and analysis of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions and applications, and related issues. Job will involve working directly with large multinational clients in a range of industries. Ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal, client service, and communication skills. Qualified candidates will also have strong academic background, be highly organized, have a strong work ethic, and writing skills, and have meticulous attention to detail. Highly competitve salary and benefits. Please send cover letter, resume, law school transcript, and writing same, in Word or Adobe formats only to Robert F. McCafferty, Human Resources Manager, at, or fax to (202)371-2898. No phone calls please. Fragomen is an equal opportunity employer.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, D.C. - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy is looking for several experienced paralegals for its Washington DC. office. These are career positions with a great deal of client contact and requiring a wide range of skills in a fast-paced setting for the right candidate. Ideal candidates will have 2+ years experience with all aspects of business immigration. The Paralegal will manage caseloads with a large degree of independence; communicate with clients regarding procedural and case processing issues; update and maintain client status reports; prepare bills; and serve as a team resource. Competitive salary and benefits for the right candidate. Please send cover letter, resume, college transcript and writing sample, in Word or Adobe formats only, to Robert F. McCafferty, Human Resources Manager, at, or fax to (202) 371-2898. No phone calls please. Fragomen is an equal opportunity employer.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
8 person Midtown NYC immigration law firm is seeking a paralegal with 2+ years of experience with full range of business applications: nonimmigrant (H, L, O, etc) and immigrant (PERM, I-140, AOS, etc). Experience with family based, naturalization, other applications a plus. Ideal candidate will have BA degree, excellent writing, communication, and case management skills. Competitive compensation package offered. 4 day work week with potential for 5 days. Email resume and cover letter to

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