Comment: EB-5 Hot Topics
Today's edition of Immigration Daily contains many items of interest. See an article about the impact of Chinese Political And Economic Conditions on the EB-5 market; blog postings about why Republicans in Congress gave up the fight over the DHS Bill; and about immigrants' worries after the deferred action delay. Also find news items on USCIS Cap Count Update for H-2B Nonimmigrants and DOS Updated Visa Reciprocity Changes for Honduras, Macedonia, Liberia, and Greece.

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Blogging: Republicans in Congress Give Up Fight Over DHS Bill. By Greg Siskind

Blogging: ICE Catches Employer Backdating I-9 Forms. By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay. By Matthew Kolken


News: USCIS Updates Cap Count for H-2B Nonimmigrants (3/4/2015)

News: DOS Updates Visa Reciprocity Changes (Honduras, Macedonia, Liberia, and Greece)

Focus: Speaking Opportunity in China is pleased to present a speaking opportunity at USA EB-5 & Wealth Management Seminars in Shanghai and Beijing on March 16th and March 22nd . The audience will be immigration agents, high net worth individuals, and various Chinese financial institutions servicing high net worth clients. You can find more details here. We have a limited number of speaking spots available at these seminars. To get your spot now please call us at 212-545-0818 or email us at Sponsorship fees will apply; call for details. Final deadline is March 5th.

Headline: USCIS Is Already Processing 7 Million Immigration-Related Requests Annually-Before Obama's Amnesty Click here
Headline: Illegal Immigration 2015: Most DACA Eligible Filipinos Not Applying For Deferred Action, Study Finds Click here
Headline: Immigrants Worry They'll Face Deportation After Deferred Action Delay Click here
Headline: States Ask Judge Not to Lift Stay in Immigration Lawsuit Click here
Headline: U.S. appeals court to hear Obama immigration challenge on May 4 Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York, NY. The Seltzer Firm, PLLC has an opening for an associate to handle a variety of immigration matters for physicians, small businesses, hospitals, universities, and research organizations. You will work with attorneys, have contact with scientists, managers, and other professionals to determine their skills and background, draft documents to establish their eligibility for immigration benefits, and help guide them through the immigration process. JD and at least two years' experience in employment based immigration. Competitive salary and benefits. Email resume and a brief writing sample to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Downtown Immigration Law Firm is seeking Business Immigration Paralegal with 2+ years experience preferred. Compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence to USCIS, DOL, DOS and clients. Prepare, file and monitor status of NIV and IV petitions for corporate and individual clients. Must be knowledgeable as to PERM, H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1/EB1, E, J-1, EB-5, etc. Update and maintain case files via LawLogix. BS/BA degree required. Strong case management skills. Attention to detail. Ability to work independently and with others. Strong writing skills. Fluency in a foreign language is a plus. Please send resumes to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Downtown Immigration Law Firm is seeking an Immigration Paralegal fluent in Punjabi and/or Gujarati. 2-3 years' experience preferred. Experienced in Family-based immigration and Asylum cases. Compile and analyze case facts, draft correspondence to USCIS, DOL, DOS and clients. Update and maintain case files via LawLogix. BS/BA degree required. Strong case management and administrative skills. Attention to detail essential. Ability to work independently as well as with firm immigration dept. Excellent writing skills. Please send resumes to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY. Sr. Legal Admin/Paralegal - Immigration. We represent professional artists, businesses and families in gaining NIV and IV visas and citizenship in the U.S. and at consulates around the world for the last 17 years. Each case is as unique as each artist it represents and we take care to maintain high ethical standards with our clients. We highly value professionalism and integrity. Duties include assistance with case processing, preparing forms, support letters and all Firm correspondence with client, employers, unions and government agencies. Responsibilities also include maintaining files, entering data into databases, petitions and applications, sending questionnaires and extracting data from questionnaires, and significant drafting of basic e-mails and letters. Required Skills: Superior drafting, writing, and editing skills; Excellent oral communication skills; Detail-oriented, efficient and reliable; Strong sense of ownership of tasks and responsibilities; Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe Acrobat, Outlook; Authorized To Work in the United States. Preferred Education/Skills: Immigration law experience, particularly H-1Bs, O-1, Adjustment of Status, and/or PERMS. Salary is commensurate with experience. Position is full time. Submit resume (attached PDF or doc), with a cover letter (body of the email), and your salary requirements to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY. Fragomen is the largest law firm in the world dedicated to corporate immigration, and is recognized as the leading global immigration services provider. For over 60 years, Fragomen has served the immigration needs of clients ranging from individuals to the world's leading multinational corporations. We have 44 offices in 18 countries worldwide, supported by more than 2,100 immigration professionals and staff--including more than 300 attorneys, solicitors, or comparable immigration professionals. These resources allow us to provide strategic and effective immigration solutions in over 170 countries around the globe. The Fragomen NY office is looking for an experienced Business Immigrations Paralegal with 2+ years of experience. Responsibilities include performing intake of cases, troubleshooting and establishing case strategy; analyzing case documents and preparing 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; Interested candidates may apply here:

Chinese EB-5 Marketing
EB-5 Supermarket is one of the top Chinese media and marketing companies that specializes in the EB-5 immigrant investment market. It is a direct gateway between the U.S. EB-5 project developers, EB-5 Regional centers, EB-5 professionals, U.S. immigration attorneys, Chinese immigration agencies and Chinese investors in China. If you are planning to promote your EB-5 projects or services to China market, EB-5 Supermarket is the only one you need to talk with. We offer an one-stop marketing plan for doing business in China, including bilingual marketing collateral, online/offline national promotion, interpretation and coordination with your authorized Chinese immigration agencies, brokers and other services provider to promote your investment projects in China. Moreover, our top-notch marketing team as well as the strong network in China will bring you unbelievable value. Our special working process will condense all the advantages and deliver the highlights of your project in the most effective and efficient way! Please contact us contact our Chicago office at (630)701-6163 or Email: Website:

DNA Testing
With over a decade of experience and access to over 5000 collection centers nationwide, DNA Lab Center is one of the leaders in the DNA testing industry. All DNA Tests performed are accredited by the A.A.B.B. (the American Association of Blood Banks) and within the guidelines set forth by the DHS. Our reports are accepted by the Consular Section at the embassy, the U.S.C.I.S., and American Citizen Services offices. Every sample collection performed follows a strict chain-of-custody allowing the results to be notarized and court admissible. Using the most advanced technology in the industry, DNA Lab Center is able to reach 99.9 % accuracy on each test we perform. DNA Lab Center will coordinate shipping the DNA collection kit(s) to the embassy requesting the test and will also provide all contact information to embassy personnel for scheduling the beneficiary's appointment. You can be confident your clients will receive the utmost care, consideration, and confidentiality throughout this process. English, Spanish, French and Hebrew spoken. Contact: 866-940-4DNA, 866-720-3550, 718-940-4DNA, Website:

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
March 6, 2015, 1pm - 2pm (Eastern), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a teleconference in Spanish with USCIS Director Leon Rodriguez. During the session, Director Rodriguez will highlight agency initiatives and listen and respond to issues of concern to the stakeholder community. For more information and registration details see here.

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