Comment: Job Openings
The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. The recession has ended, and small and large law firms are looking for immigration attorneys, paralegals and professionals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in New Jersey and Pennsylvania Scroll down, and start sending your applications!

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News: CRS Report on Immigration Reform Issues in the 111th Congress

Focus: Global Immigration For Experts - Discounted Seminar Series
ILW.com is pleased to announce our newest seminar series, "Global Immigration For Experts" at a discounted price - now, for the price of one, you will be able to listen to all three seminar sessions. The Discussion Leader will be Carmen Saleh of Fakhoury Law Group. Other speakers include Seth Dalfen, Rami Fakhoury, Pia Henseler, George Lwande, Marco Mazzechi, and Fiona Mougenot. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on July 24 - North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Visas for Canadian and US citizens

  • Who qualifies for the NAFTA visa?
  • What is the process to obtain this visa?
  • Are dependents eligible to join a NAFTA visa holder?
  • What are common problems when trying to obtain this type of visa?

SECOND Phone Session on August 8 - The Van Der Elst Visa - How and when it can be used for foreign workers in Europe?

  • What is this visa and when can it be used?
  • What are the eligibility requirements?
  • How long are these visas issued for?
  • What payroll would the foreign worker have to be on?
  • What is the difference between a Schengen Visa and a Van Der Elst Visa?

THIRD Phone Session on September 5 - How Two African countries are maturing their immigration processes to accommodate increased business growth: Kenya & South Africa

  • What is allowed on a business visa and can it be converted into a work permit within the country?
  • What is the process of obtaining a work permit and what options are available?
  • Recent changes and amendments to the Immigration Act
  • Things to consider when deploying resources to Africa

For additional information, including speaker biographies and registration, please see:

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegals
Florham Park, NJ; Philadelphia, PA - Greenberg Traurig is seeking several college graduate Paralegals for the Immigration Practice group in two cities. The position if temporary with the possibility of future employment. The EB-5 Paralegal team will assist attorneys with complex investor visa cases. Job duties are as follows: review financial documents, including tax returns, financial statements, and banking recording; audit of money trails from abroad to the United States; preparation of reports that will be submitted to the federal government; and case management. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree and strong academic credentials. No prior paralegal or EB-5 investor visa experience required. Training will be provided. Employment or academic background in finance, accounting, business, legal studies, or a related field is helpful. Second language proficiency, particularly in Mandarin, is a plus but not required. Qualified applicants will be detail-oriented, have the ability to perform through document review, and have excellent writing skills. Please visit www.gtlaw.com and click on Careers>Business Staff to apply; please submit your CV/resume and a writing sample.

Immigration Law Certificate
Classes offered both online and in-person. Master the complex and ever changing maze of immigration policies and regulations with the Immigration Law Studies Certificate Program offered by CUNY's School of Professional Studies. This graduate-level certificate program, consisting of (3) three-credit classes, offers students who complete it a comprehensive understanding of the laws, regulations, and processes surrounding the status of immigrants in the US, including family and employment-based immigration and deportation defense. It is designed for individuals working in law firms, companies, government agencies and nonprofit organizations where they interact with immigrants and immigrant legal concerns on a regular basis and would therefore benefit from greater knowledge of the laws and regulations surrounding immigration. For more information on class schedules, tuition and fees, course applications and to register, see here

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
The Mexican Wall: From the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico by Maurice Sherif - MS Zephyr Publishing, Paris (February 15, 2013) - 506 pp., ISBN: 0292739443, http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/AS...cec7c-44158577


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