Comment: Tracking Your Wait
Visa Bulletin from the State Department and Border Wait Times from CBP are among the various government times you can find from our Processing Times page. Of course, you can also get the latest Priority Dates, and both Service Center and District Office Processing Times. We are pleased to announce that our Processing Times Page has been updated to include the USCIS National Processing Volumes and Trends. In addition to national trends for all forms, trends for the following forms are available: I-90, I-102, I-129 F, I-129, I-130 Imm Rel., I-130 Pref., I-131, I-140, I-360, I-485, I-526, I-539, I-600, I-751, I-765, I-817, I-821, I-824, I-829, I-914, I-918, N-400 Military, N-400 Non-Military, and N-600. Bookmark this useful page and have the information available at your fingertips!

ILW Green Card Survey Tracker provides a unique way to estimate the availability date for green card applications. Unlike other estimation methods, which rely on mechanical or mathematical calculations, this tracker tabulates predictions from immigrants and immigration professionals concerning availability dates for various categories of green card applications. Give it a try and share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com

Article: EB-5 Procedure By Romy Jurado

Blogging: Immigrant of the Day: Jurgen Klinsmann – US World Cup Soccer Coach By Greg Siskind

News: USCIS Policy Alert on Changes to Dates of Birth and Names on Certificates of Citizenship

News: OSC Updates Flyer On Citizenship/Immigration Status and National Origin Discrimination in Employment

Focus: Global Mobility Book
ILW.COM is pleased to announce a new book: Global Mobility: An Overview for Human Resource Professionals. The editor is Poorvi Chothani, and will include articles by Amit Acco, Enrique Arellano, Ted Badoux, Jacqueline R. Bart, Timur Beslangurov, Ruslan Bocancea, Marla Bojorge, Renuka Cavadini, Hector Gabriel Celano, Poorvi Chothani, Zahida Ebrahim, Chisato Higashio, Frank S. Hong, Maria Jockel, Tsvi Kan-Tor, Catherine Lau, Gunther Mavers, Marco Mazzeschi, James Minamoto, Jacqueline Nyabwa, Russel L. Rodriguez, Sonal Sejpal, Maria Luisa Soter, Lozano A. Tan, Sithie Tiruchelvam, Karl Waheed, Jeremy A. Weber, and William F. White. The outline is as follows:

  • Argentina by Hector Gabriel Celano
  • Australia by Maria Jockel
  • Brazil by Maria Luisa Soter
  • Canada by Jacqueline R. Bart
  • The People's Republic Of China by Frank S. Hong
  • France by Karl Waheed
  • Germany by Gunther Mavers
  • Hong Kong by Catherine Lau
  • India by Poorvi Chothani
  • Israel by Tsvi Kan-Tor and Amit Acco
  • Italy by Marco Mazzeschi
  • Japan by James Minamoto and Chisato Higashio
  • Kenya by Sonal Sejpal and Jacqueline Nyabwa
  • Mexico by Enrique Arellano
  • The Netherlands by Ted Badoux
  • The Philippines by Lozano A. Tan and Russel L. Rodriguez
  • Romania by Ruslan Bocancea
  • Russia by Timur Beslangurov
  • South Africa by Zahida Ebrahim
  • Spain by Marla Bojorge
  • Sri Lanka by Sithie Tiruchelvam
  • Switzerland by Renuka Cavadini
  • Thailand by Jeremy A. Weber and William F. White
  • United Kingdom by Poorvi Chothani
  • United States of America by Poorvi Chothani

For additional information, please see:

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Los Angeles, CA - Opening for Attorney/Law Clerk. Want to be part of a friendly and growing immigration law firm? Our clients include prestigious international companies as well as families. This is a unique opening with infinite potential for advancement. It will allow you to advance your knowledge and skills in immigration law from dedicated mentors. Check us out at www.DayzadLaw.com. A career position-not an internship. We will help you relocate to sunny Los Angeles! We also offer a benefits package, including medical, discounted dental & vision and a retirement plan. Here's what you need to be considered for the position: J.D. (Bar license not required); Must have 1 year of experience as an immigration attorney or law clerk, preferably in employment-based immigration; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Proficiency with case management software, preferably for immigration cases; High accuracy with details and a positive attitude; Fluent Spanish speaking/writing preferred. Please submit the following to assistant@dayzadlaw.com a resume, a recent writing sample that you have written by yourself that is 2-5 pages in length, and a cover letter including your salary request and why you are interested in this position. More details here. Outsourcing/contractors need not respond.

Help Wanted: Immigration Professional
New York, NY - A small and growing Midtown immigration law firm is seeking an experienced associate/of counsel/law clerk for part-time/per-diem arrangement depending the candidate's schedule, experience, and career plans. Qualified candidates should have employment-based immigration experience, specifically in EB1, EB2, EB3, PERM, & EB-5, E2, H1B, L1, O1 practice and excellent native writing skills in English. We offer a collegial environment devoted to professional development and advancement within the law firm. To indicate interest, please send your resume, 2 writing samples, expectations and 3 references to: tlin@tlinlaw.com All replies will be kept confidential. Thank you.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Northern New Jersey - International Immigration law firm has needs for a Paralegal or Immigration Specialist with 2 - 10 years of high-quality immigration experience, with a focus on providing business-related immigration service to corporate clients. A successful candidate will need necessary skills to assist attorneys to advise on strategic choices and manage client relations in all immigration areas. Candidates must have experience in preparing E, H, L, O, P petitions, EB-1, EB-2, NIW and PERM filings; handle RFE's; and prepare updates for client newsletters and e-mail alerts and assist with explanation of new immigration programs for the Japanese Community. Japanese language required. Experience in removal and family immigration is a definite plus. Candidates also must have excellent academic credentials, superior writing ability, maturity and good communication skills. Will also consider foreign law degree holders in Law School in the U.S. or wanting to work as a Paralegal in the U.S. Qualified applicants should respond to info@visaserve.com with resumes, cover letters and salary requirements.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Long Island City, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Associate Immigration Attorney. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases including, but not limited to Political Asylum, Cancellation of Removal, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Provisional Waivers, U-Visas, VAWAs, DACA, SIJ, and TPS cases before Immigration Court, the BIA, and the Ninth Circuit. Responsibilities include: working with the paralegal team to supervise and facilitate the preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS; preparing evidence and briefs to be sent to the Immigration Court, BIA, and Ninth Circuit; conducting legal research; appearing in Immigration Court on behalf of clients; representing clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews. Attorney will also research and draft complex Request for Evidence responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS. Ideal candidate will have 2 years of experience and admitted to NY state bar. Please send your resume and salary requirements to sgomez@usmanbahmad.com and use "ILW.com Classified Response" as the subject line.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Los Angeles, CA - Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez LLP is seeking an established, high-performing attorney with a successful track record in investor immigration matters who desires to work with a nationally-renowned Investor and Entrepreneur Practice Group in Los Angeles. Qualified candidates should have over 2 years of experience, specifically in EB-5 practice, E-2 and other non-immigrant applications for entrepreneurs. Additional requirements include advanced writing and analytical skills. We offer a collegial environment devoted to training, professional development and advancement within the law firm, a competitive salary, attractive bonus compensation and a comprehensive benefits package. To indicate interest, please send your resume, salary expectations and list of references to: Recruiting@sggimmigration.com. All replies will be kept confidential.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Philadelphia, PA - Growing Philadelphia business immigration firm seeks a detailed oriented legal assistant to assist in the preparation of nonimmigrant and immigrant based visa petitions. Strong writing skills needed for fast-paced environment. BA/BS required. At least one year of experience in the field preferred (with particular emphasis on employment-based immigration processes). Competitive salary and benefits. Send CVs to info@gands-us.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Denver, CO - Ogletree Deakins is one of the nation's largest labor and employment law firms. Its immigration practice group employs over 46 immigration attorneys and over 85 paralegals. Our Denver office has an opportunity for an experienced immigration paralegal to join the firm's expanding practice. Duties will include preparation and filing of visa petitions, labor certification and adjustment applications. Our paralegals also compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence, maintain and organize client documentation and have direct contact with multiple employees. Requirements: Extensive employment based immigration paralegal experience, preferably in large law firm environment, as well as strong proficiency with MS Word, Outlook, immigration practice management and document management systems. We are fully committed to diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm. To apply for this position, please email your resume to Brian Bernhard at brian.bernhard@ogletreedeakins.com with "DENVER IMMIGRATION PARALEGAL" in the subject line.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Miami, FL - Busy Miami law firm looking for an experienced Business Immigration Paralegal to join our team. Responsibilities: Analyze case documents and prepare immigration applications for filing with the appropriate government agency. Drafting petitions, applications and specialized support letters detailing eligibility for visa classification and other immigration benefits. Communicate regularly with clients and foreign nationals regarding procedural and case processing issues. Identify ways to improve team productivity and office-wide projects. Requirements: 3+ years of experience with an immigration law firm or corporate immigration function. Possesses strong knowledge of procedural requirements for various types of nonimmigrant and immigrant visas and client processes. Experience drafting RFEs, PERM Audit responses, and drafting and filing large volumes of immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, including Extraordinary Ability and PERM. Demonstrated ability to handle high volume case load while maintaining high level of productivity. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated attention to detail. Ability to Multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands. Communicates case progress/status/issues to supervisor. BS or BA Degree. Please include a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirement, and submit via email to ssantos@bklawgroup.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Matawan, NJ, San Francisco, CA, Santa Clara, CA, New York City - Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Lowey, LLP is the world's leading immigration law firm. We strive to be an integral part of our clients' success by providing representation, services and strategic advice to facilitate the hiring and movement of skilled talent globally. If you have an interest in the legal field and want to assist us with driving innovation and change, come join our team as a Corporate Immigration Paralegal. The firm has multiple openings and is accepting applications from entry to senior level experience Immigration Paralegals. The work is challenging; you'll have the opportunity to work directly with diverse clients; manage a case load and work along side smart and motivated individuals. The ideal candidate will possess the following: BA/BS degree (any major); GPA of 3.0, highly desirable; Previous experience with corporate immigration is a plus; Proficient with MS Office Suite; ability to learn and efficiently use new systems; Strong analytical skills and the ability to solve problems; Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communications (oral and written) skills; Ability to work in a high volume, fast-paced environment; Must be a U.S. Citizen or have Permanent Resident status. Please submit your resume to: Matawan, NJ; San Francisco, CA; Santa Clara, CA; New York City

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Based in Teaneck, NJ (NYC Metro Area), Faveo Paralegals provide cost-effective, per-case, flat-fee, immigration paralegal services to attorneys across the United States. Faveo Paralegals' clients include sole practitioners, mid and large size law firms, and legal departments of Fortune 500 Companies. Our paralegals previously worked for large international law firms and in-house departments of Fortune 500 Companies. References are available upon request. For a cost-effective, flat, per-case fee, Faveo Paralegals can fully, professionally and competently prepare for attorney's review wide range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions including: H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A/B, E-1/2, I-1, K-1/K-3, O-1, P-1, R-1, TN, U, PERM, I-140 Eb-1, Eb-2, Eb-3, Eb-5, NIW, I-601 Waivers, Responses to RFEs, & Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status Applications. Please visit us on the web at: www.visaparalegal.com Contact E-mail: info@visaparalegal.com Contact Tel: 201-256-3767 x 1. To view Faveo Paralegals video presentation on YouTube go to: Faveo Paralegals Presentation. Important Notice: Please note that we only provide services to attorneys licensed to practice law in the United States. Faveo Paralegals cannot provide paralegal services to general public.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC, June 24, 2014, 1pm - 2:30pm (eastern). The Migration Policy Institute will hold a conference on "Detained or Deported: How Parents in the Immigration Enforcement System Can Protect their Children." Registration is required to attend but not to view the live stream. For more information see here.


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