Comment: Chinese Immigration Daily
ILW.COM is pleased to announce the launch of our Chinese Immigration Daily. It is a newspaper for the Chinese community in the United States focusing on immigration law. We carry:

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Article: Study Estimates the Impact of New Priority Enforcement Policies on Deportation Numbers. By Guillermo Cantor

Article: Factors to be Considered in the Exercise of Discretion. By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: OCAHO finds 2 of an Employer's Owners are Employees. By Bruce Buchanan


Blogging: Legal Immigrant Deported For "Crime" of Taking a Bath. By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Policy Memorandum on Guidance on Evaluating Claims of "Extraordinary Circumstances"

News: USCIS Updates to Forms I-865, I-601A, I-212, I-90, I-612 and G-884

Focus: The Nurse Immigration Book

Shipping Now! ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Nurse Immigration Book. The table of contents of this book edited by Joseph Curran and Daniel Berger is as follows:

I. FOREWORD: Why A Nurse Immigration Book? By William Stock

II. PREPARING AN IMMIGRATION CASE: H-1 Visas For Nurses By Greg Siskind and Esther Fridman; TN Status For Nurses By Christopher Wendt; Practice Pointers for Presenting TN Applications By Leslie Holman; An Outline Of A Typical Nurse Case, Including Consular Processing By Joseph Curran; Adjustment Of Status For Professional Nurses By Sylvia Boecker; Building International Bridges By Commission On Graduates Of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS International); Tips For Staffing Companies In Planning Their Posting Strategies By Ronald Nair; Licensure: US State Licenses For International Nurses By Patrick Curran; Immigration Basics For Allied Professional Healthcare Workers By Christopher Musillo; Managing Or Achieving Expectations: The Key To Success By Michael Hammond.

III. UNDERSTANDING THE NURSING CRISIS: Global Issues In Nurse Recruitment By Joseph Curran; The Nurse Shortage: Why It Matters By Carl Shusterman; Deadly Consequences: The Hidden Impact Of America's Nursing Shortage By Stuart Anderson; Aiding And Abetting - Nursing Crises At Home And Abroad By Sreekanth Chagaturu and Snigdha Vallabhaneni; US Visa Policy Competition For International Scholars, Scientists And Skilled Workers By Phyllis Farrell Norman; Better Late Than Never: Workforce Supply Implications Of Later Entry Into Nursing By David Auerbach, Peter Buerhaus and Douglas Staiger

IV. RECRUITING AND RETAINING NURSES: The Business Of Nurse Immigration By Mireille Kingma; Recruitment Of Workers In The Philippines: Playing Ball With The POEA By Ronald Nair; Successful International Nurse Recruiting By C. Philip Slaton; Nurse Assimilation By Yvette Mooney; Hospitals' Responses To Nurse Staffing Shortages By Jessica May, Gloria Bazzoli and Anneliese Gerland; Nurse Perspectives Of The Migration Experience By Mariah Rutherford-Olds

V. AFTERWORD: Musings After 2 Decades In Nurse Immigration By James David Acoba

VI. ESSENTIAL REFERENCE MATERIAL: Includes relevant sections of INA, CFR, OI, AFM, FAM and critical USCIS & DoL Memoranda.

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ComingsNGoings: New Partner
Fragomen Worldwide, the leading provider of global immigration services and a member of both the Am Law 100 and the Am Law Global 100, announces the election of a new partner. Careen Shannon joined Fragomen in 1998 and is currently a member of the firm's Professional Practices Group, which monitors and analyzes domestic and international immigration law developments and provides guidance on complex legal issues. Careen has spoken before numerous legal and professional organizations and has authored a significant number of articles and books on immigration law topics. Since 2014, Careen has led the U.S. firm's nationwide effort to provide pro bono legal services to unaccompanied minors and to detained immigrant women and children from Central America.

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