Comment: Holidays And Hiring
With the holidays approaching this is the ideal time to advertise job openings if you are an employer looking to hire the best and brightest. With the new year just around the corner and plenty of time to think on their hands during the holidays, many highly qualified immigration professionals begin to reevaluate their careers and are open to new opportunities. If you want to reach this audience, now is the ideal time to do so. To place a classified, click here.

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Focus: The E Words: Eligibility for Relief/Benefits, Extreme and Exceptional Hardship, Exercise of Discretion, and Effective Counsel

The second session of the ILW.com seminar series, "Removal for Experts" will be taking place this Thursday, December 12th. The Discussion Leader will be Lory Rosenberg and other speakers for this series include Jeff Joseph, Matthew Kolken, Maris Liss, Michelle Mendez, Rekha Sharma-Crawford, Marty Rosenbluth, and Mark Shmueli. The curriculum is as follows:

SECOND Phone Session on December 12, 2013 - The E Words: Eligibility for Relief/Benefits, Extreme and Exceptional Hardship, Exercise of Discretion, and Effective Counsel

  • Entry, Expedited Removal/Credible Fear
  • Exceptions to Removal
    • LPR and Non-LPR Cancellation of Removal
    • Adjustment of Status
    • Section 212(h), 212(i), 237(a)(1)(H) Waivers
    • U Visas in Proceedings
    • Withholding of removal/asylum
  • Evidence and Burden of Proof - Documenting Discretionary Eligibility, and Entitlement
  • Effective Counsel and Motions to Reopen for Ineffective Assistance

For additional information, including speaker biographies, full curriculum, and to register, please see: Online:
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The deadline to register for this session is December 10th.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Los Angeles - Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez, LLP is seeking a high-performing mid to senior-level, or lateral transfer, attorney with supervisory experience, excellent client service, case management, organizational, writing and analytical skills. Must have experience in business immigration with extensive experience in non-immigrant and immigrant visas and PERM applications. Competitive salary, attractive bonus compensation, and excellent benefits package. Please send cover letter and resume to recruiting@sggimmigration.com. All replies will be kept confidential.

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