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Erratum: We apologize for the incorrect spelling of Mr. Lennon's name in yesterday's Immigration Daily.

Article: Clarifying Specialized Knowledge for Intracompany Transferees By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: Only Copies to National Visa Center (NVC) By Rohit Turkhud

Blogging: The Perils and Promise of Low Bono By Jason Dzubow

News: USCIS Reminder that EB-5 Regional Centers Must File Form I-924A by December 29

News: USCIS Updates Cap Count for H-2B Nonimmigrants (12/2/2014)

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers New York, NY - Final Deadline
ILW.COM is proud to announce that the EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on December 19, 2014 in New York, NY. Speakers include: Parisa Karaahmet (Discussion Leader), Jeffrey E. Campion, David Danovitch, Robert Divine, Jeff Drinkwater, Chad Ellsworth, Enrique Gonzalez, Matt Gordon, Cheryl Lane, Dan Lundy, Dawn Lurie, Genevieve Roman, Tom Rosenthal, and Greg White. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Late Breaking EB-5 Developments
  • The Non-Regional Center Concept
  • Where does EB-5 fit in the Capital Stack?
  • How does one find investors
  • Lawfully Advising on Choosing A Project
  • The Regional Center Perspective - Developing the I-924
  • The Investor's perspective- I-526 Petition and Source of Funds
  • The I-829 Petition and Documenting Jobs Created
  • Funds Administration
  • Security Issues in EB-5
  • Roundtable with all speakers on all EB-5 Matters

For additional information, including speaker biographies, and to register, please see:
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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Immigration Law Firm is seeking immigration paralegal fluent in Spanish. Experience: 1-2 year experience preferred. Prepare and assemble immigration packages to be submitted to USCIS for NIV and IV processes. Experienced with H-1B, L-1s, O-1 visas, I-360 Petitions and EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 I-140 Petitions. I-130 Alien Relative Petitions, I-485 Application for Adjustment of Status to the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services, I-360 Violence Against woman, I-765, Employment Authorization, Knowledge of DACA , Knowledge of LawLogix. Qualifications: College Degree Strongly Preferred; Fluent in Spanish; Dream Act Knowledge; One Year Experience Preferred; Excellent Writing and Communication Skills; Proofing and reviewing applications and legal forms; Ability to work independently or with supervision; Ability to work well with Supervising Attorney. Punctual and Attendance is a must. Please send resumes to administrator@ppid.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto and Calgary, CA - Egan LLP is currently seeking a Senior Attorney to manage multiple and challenging U.S. business immigration engagements and to contribute to the delivery of solutions and ideas for our diverse clients. This position offers excellent opportunities for teaming, leadership, and career advancement to the right candidate. Egan LLP, a law firm allied with Ernst & Young LLP (EY), help our clients address the challenges associated with managing today's globally mobile workforce. Recognized as the #2 World's Most Attractive Employer and one of Canada's top employers, EY and Egan LLP continually strive to be a great place to work. Responsibilities include demonstrating a solid understanding of U.S. business immigration law and preparing and submitting non-immigrant, immigrant, and PERM applications in a high volume environment, owning managing a base of clients and as well as managing attorneys, paralegals and other client service team members. Ideal candidate will have a JD along with admission to any U.S. state bar, five or more years of business immigration experience, with an emphasis on high-volume H/L NIV and PERM filings. EB-5 experience is a plus. To apply, please send your resume to alexa.bostock@ca.ey.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Chicago, IL, Sidley Austin LLP. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Assist with corporate clients with PERM application process. Assist with applying for and obtaining work visas with U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with our clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, Requests for Evidence, interviews and compliance. Compile and maintain records of immigration forms, other documentation and records of activity on behalf of corporate clients' employees. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: Required: BA/BS with strong academic credentials; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample must be submitted with resume; Minimum of 4 years of experience with the corporate immigration process. Preferred : Paralegal Certificate; Proficient in LawLogix. Other Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills; Strong sense of good judgment; Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who desires to show ownership and commitment to the job. To apply: staffcareers@sidley.com.

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