Comment: Setting The Record Straight
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article about Setting the Record Straight on the Leaked Government Memo on Work Authorization. Also read a blog post on criticizing immigrant 'advocates'; and a news item on E-Verify Record Disposal.

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Article: Setting the Record Straight on the Leaked Government Memo on Work Authorization. By Beth Werlin

Article: 1. USCIS Revoking L-1 Status After Site Visits; 2. Cluster of L-1 Petitions Approved by AAO in August-September 2015. By John Q. Khosravi, Esq

Article: L-1A New Office Cases - Number and Types of Employees Within First 12 Months of Operations. By Dino Palangic et. al.

Blogging: USCIS E-FILING: HOW TO WASTE A BILLION DOLLARS. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Commentary Looks Behind the Immigration Advocacy Curtain. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: OSC Issues TAL where Advise on Discrimination. By Bruce Buchanan

News: USCIS Message on E-Verify Record Disposal

News: DHS Notice of Employment Authorization for Nepali F-1 Students

Focus: Physician Immigration for Experts
We are proud to announce the newest ILW.com seminar series, "Physician Immigration for Experts." The first session will take place this Thursday, November 12. Speakers for this series include Robert Aronson, Loan Huynh, Elahe Najfabadiand, Brian Schmitt, Debra Schneider, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

FIRST Phone Session on Thursday, November 12, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - Waiver Program (Discussion Leader: Debra Schneider)

  • How to assess and discuss persecution/hardship waiver strategies with a client
  • Pros and cons of IGA waivers vs. persecution/hardship waivers
  • When would asylum be a better option

SECOND Phone Session on Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - H-1B Workaround Program (Discussion Leader: Robert Aronson)
  • Creative strategies for establishing affiliation with institutions of higher education
  • Alternative options to H-1B sponsorship

THIRD Phone Session on Thursday, January 7, 2015 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Eastern Time) - PERM-Focused Program (Discussion Leader: Loan Huynh)
  • When is PERM the right solution?
  • ETA 9089 drafting techniques for IMG cases
  • Prevailing wage issues
  • PERM trends and issues for IMGs

For additional information, including speaker biographies and to register, please see:
Online: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201506.shtm
Fax Form: http://www.ilw.com/seminars/201505.pdf

Don't delay, act today. The registration deadline for the first session is Tuesday, November 10th at 11:59pm. Can't make one of the sessions? Don't worry, we will send you a recording of any session you have missed.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY. Seek experienced law clerk for small but established Midtown employment-based immigration firm. Detailed-oriented, trustworthy & possess excellent writing skills in English. The position includes opportunities for career advancement and training. Starts immediately with flexible hours. EB1, EB2, EB5, E2, O, H1B, PERM experience strongly preferred. compensation: $12 - $20 per hour. employment type: contract. telecommuting okay. Please email resume with writing sample and 2 references to tlin@tlalaw.nyc. Thank you!

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. High volume Business 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, go to Job Search, click "Search openings," then enter Job Function: Tax, Location: ON-Toronto, and click "Search." There you'll see the position "Associate Lawyer, KPMG Law US Immigration."

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Nassau County, NY. Nassau County Law Firm seeking Spanish speaking Immigration Attorney with 3-5 years of experience to form an affiliation with our firm. We are headquartered in Jericho, and we also maintain satellite offices in Huntington Station, Hempstead, Bayshore and Queens with plenty of walk-in opportunities. Attorney must be experienced in Immigration law and be fluent in Spanish. E mail kostrach@mklawnyc.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Houston, TX - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an immigration paralegal. Ideal candidate will have 5+ years of experience in family and employment immigration. Duties will include preparation and filing of a wide range of immigration petitions, compiling and analyzing case facts, maintain client communication and documentation, Bi-lingual, Spanish-English preferred. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Madison, WI - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an Immigration Attorney. Ideal opportunity for recent graduates. Little to no experience necessary - training will be provided on the job. Candidate must have strong verbal and written skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and should be computer proficient. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Milwaukee, WI - Boutique law firm, with several offices nationally, is seeking an Immigration Attorney. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience in family and employment immigration. Candidate must have ability to maintain client communication, work independently and on a team. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills preferred. To apply, please send your resume to durrani@durrani.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC. - Morgan Lewis is currently seeking an Immigration Paralegal for the Immigration Practice Group who will be resident in our Washington, DC office. The responsibilities include providing the highest levels of client service in the preparation of a broad range of business immigration matters (H-1B, TN, L-1, E-1, E-2, O-1; -PERM, I-40, AOS). The internationally recognized immigration practice is dynamic and collegial, with excellent opportunities for professional growth, and the tools and support of one of the world\'s largest full-service law firms. The successful candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and at least one year of experience in business immigration and an interest in pursuing business immigration as a career. The candidate should also have case management aptitude and skill, good independent judgment and analytical skills, a working knowledge and application of legal processes applied in immigration law, demonstrated organizational and technical skills, and the ability to function as part of a team. The ability to work well under pressure and prioritize and balance competing demands are a must. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. http://www.morganlewis.com/careers. Send resumes to jeid@morganlewis.com.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Open Borders and International Migration Policy: The Effects of Unrestricted Immigration in the United States, France, and Ireland by Joel S. Fetzer - Palgrave Pivot (October 30, 2015) - Hardcover: 170 pages, ISBN: 1137513918, $67.50 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1137513918.


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