Comment: Senate Passes CIR!
Senate has just passed S.744. This is a historic moment - stay tuned to Immigration Daily for the latest developments.

Blogging: Perspectives on New EB-5 Policy Memo: Promise and Possibility by Dawn M. Lurie

Blogging: Immigration Reform 101 - Unmasking S.744 by Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Napolitano Comment on DOMA by Greg Siskind

Blogging: Supreme Court Strikes Down Bigotry Against Same Sex Marriage Partners: Will Congress Overturn Bigotry Against Immigrants? by Roger Algase

News: DHS Releases Statement on SCOTUS Decision on DOMA

Focus: New Edition of Immigration Practice By Robert C. Divine
Immigration Practice by Robert C. Divine & R. Blake Chisam is an invaluable supplement to Kurzban's with a different approach. It is also useful to newer practitioners and paralegals in view of its easy to understand and practical style. The new edition of Immigration Practice is available for pre-publication sale now! For more info, see here. To order by fax, see here.

Headline: Ruling opens immigration system to gay couples Click here
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Headline: Senate immigration bill clears hurdle, vote set for Thursday afternoon Click here
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Headline: Our own Reid Thomas speaking at on the value of escrows Click here
Headline: Senate set to vote on immigration bill Click here
Headline: Senators approve border security deal ahead of passing immigration bill Click here
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Headline: After Defense Of Marriage Act Falls, Immigration Judge Halts Married Gay Man's Deportation Click here
Headline: in The EB5 Summit. Click here
Headline: Obama's ratings slide on economy, immigration | The Daily Caller Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform: Good News for Contractors | Mother Jones Click here
Headline: Obama's ratings slide on economy, immigration Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY - Goldstein & Lee P.C., with offices in New York and London is now seeking a New York Associate Attorney with 3+ years of experience excludively in business immigration with an emphasis on E, L, and H petitions and applications. Experience in preparing PERM applications required. Preference for candidate with consular experience with emphasis on ineligibilities and waivers. Must be highly organized, with strong work ethic and meticulous attention to detail. Attorney will also do General COnsular work on London office matters. Must be admitted to NY Bar. Send resumes to Can meet candidate at AILA Conference in San Francisco.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, D.C. - Steptoe and Johnson, LLP. is seeking an immigration paralegal to provide support to the Immigration Practice Group in preparation and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. Duties include assisting in tasks such as: preparing routine correspondence, researching immigration law, and procedures and case management. Paralegal will play a significant role in gathering information from clients and assisting with immigration strategies; collecting information and documentation from clients, preparing draft filings to relevant federal and state agencies, conducting research of immigration law and procedures, and preparing draft correspondences and memoranda also part of duties. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of immigration paralegal experience preparing non-immigrant (e.g. H-1B, L-1, E-2, O-1) and immigrant (PERM and EB-1) filings. Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational and communication (oral and written) skills needed. Ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment with an emphasis on ability to work with a team required; strong skills in working on multiple projects, flexibility for overtime also preferred. BS/BA degree required, paralegal certificate a plus. Some lifting required up to 20 lbs. Hours 9:00am to 5:30pm Monday through Friday, with overtime as required. EEO m/f/v/d. Please send resumes to

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
July 18 at 2:00 pm and August 15 at 10:00am - The DHS and DOJ jointly present free E-Verify webinars on Employee Rights. Join these webinars to be informed and to know your rights. All U.S. Employers are required by law to verify the identity and employment eligibility of everyone they hire. The webinars will cover: employment eligibility verification form I-9, E-Veridy, Tentative nonconfirmations (TNC), and self check - a tool for employees. Click here to register for the July 18th webinar:, and here to register for the August 15th webinar:

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