Comment: Top Links for September 2015
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Article: Green-Card Holders and Legal Immigration to the United States. By Jie Zong and Jeanne Batalova

Article: Cite as Matter of H-N-N-B-, ID# 14524 (AAO Sept. 10, 2015) and Other Changes. By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: Christian, Interfaith, Leaders Condemn GOP Anti-Muslim Refugee Plan. By Roger Algase

News: EOIR Final Rule on Separate Representation for Custody and Bond Proceedings

News: EOIR Final Rule on the List of Pro Bono Legal Service Providers for Individuals in Immigration Proceedings

Focus: Shanghai EB-5 Congress Deadline October 2nd
The 4th Annual Immigration Abroad Agent Congress (IAAC) is taking place in Shanghai, China from November 4th through November 6th at the Regal Hotel. This 3-Day event is hosted by CBC with 15 Media Partners. Over the course of these three days, 500+ attendees will be present to network and exhibit. You are cordially invited to attend as either a Delegate or a Sponsor:

Delegates Package includes: Registration fee, summit materials, conference abstract, lunch, and dinner - ($500)

Workshop Sponsorship includes: Two attendees, catalogue insertion, QQ Networking, meetings with migration agents, booth (25'x5') - ($5000).

For more info and to sign up, see:

Headline: It's time for the U.S. to embrace a talent-based immigration system Click here
Headline: US immigration is being accused of using fake ID papers to deport people Click here
Headline: Report: 59 Million Immigrants Into U.S. In Past 50 Years Click here
Headline: A Moment of Sanity for Immigration Reforms? Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Toronto, Canada. KPMG Law Immigration is seeking engaged, talented and collaborative US Lawyers who are looking to make a difference. Associate Lawyers are responsible for advising clients and employees in obtaining business visitor visas, work permits and any other US immigration needs in a timely and efficient manner. This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, including HR representatives, senior-level personnel and internal team members. Specifically, we are seeking a Attorneys capable of Managing NIV and IV caseload including TN, H-1B, L-1, PERM, J-1 among other applications. The Attorneys will also serve as one of the point of contacts for the client/employee, manage client relationships and address any issues of quality, time standards and communication and will be responsible for training immigration administrator/support staff which is a direct report; Skills & Qualifications: Law degree from an American law school along with admission to any US state bar. Immigration law experience mandatory, knowledge of immigration practices and procedures. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment. To learn more about pursuing this opportunity, visit

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Washington, DC. - Niskanen Center Immigration Policy Counsel. Key job responsibilities will include: 1. Reviewing immigration statutes and regulations to propose reform ideas. 2. Overseeing the production of model immigration reform legislation. 3. Reviewing immigration reform bills to propose amendments. 4. Drafting comments on proposed immigration regulations. The ideal candidate will possess the following attributes: 1. Three-plus years of experience working on immigration policy or law in government or privately, or three-plus years of experience drafting legislation or regulations. 2. Familiarity with immigration statutes and regulations. 3. Ability to creatively and independently solve problems and experience with self-management. Qualified candidates should submit the following materials in one PDF file to Joe Coon, vice president of the Niskanen Center: 1. Resume. 2. A cover letter detailing your interest in the organization and your salary requirements. 3. Writing sample that demonstrates an ability to communicate complex concepts to other policy experts. The Niskanen Center's immigration agenda begins with the premise that legal immigration has positive economic and social benefit to the United States and that it expands the liberty of Americans by allowing them to associate freely with people from other nations. This philosophical perspective animates the Center's efforts to make legal immigration easier for peaceful immigrants.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (New Histories of American Law) by Kunal M. Parker - Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (August 31, 2015) - Paperback: 230 pages, ISBN: 1107698510, $24.00 -

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