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Article: The President's Waiver of Restrictions on the Visa Waiver Program. By Jessica Vaughan


Blogging: Bernie Sanders Questions Obama on Immigration Enforcement. By Matthew Kolken


Blogging: Home Health Care Company and OSC Settle Discrimination Claim. By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Could Trump's Anti-Immigrant Agenda Lead To Authoritarian Rule? Pt. 2. By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Immigrant Investor Program Office Chief Written Testimony "Is the Investor Visa Program an Underperforming Asset?"

News: USCIS Message - Updated Edition of Form I-912P Posted Today

Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers Los Angeles, CA - Final Deadline
ILW.COM is proud to announce that the EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on February 26th, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. Speakers include: Angelo Paparelli (Discussion Leader), Mahsa Aliaskari, Peyman Attari, Matt Gordon, Brandon Meyer, Reid Thomas, Mitchell Wexler, Greg White, and others to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Basic and Advanced EB-5 Eligibility Criteria
  • Funds Administration
  • Issues, Challenges, and Trends in the EB-5 Program
  • Organizational Structures in the EB-5 Program
  • EB-5 Best Practices
  • Securities Issues in EB5
  • Professional Responsibility and Risk Management
  • Advising Investors on Suitable EB-5 Projects
  • EB-5 Insurance

For additional information, including speaker biographies, and to register, please see:

The Final Deadline is December 23rd. Don't delay, act today!

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Long Island City, NY - The Law Office of Usman B. Ahmad seeks a Full-time entry level Immigration Attorney with 6 months to 1 year experience. The law firm handles a variety of immigration cases, including but not limited to Cancellation of Removal, Political Asylum, Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Provisional Waivers, U-Visas, VAWA, DACA, SIJ, Employment based cases and cases before Immigration Court, the BIA, and all circuit courts. Responsibilities: working with the paralegal team to supervise and facilitate the preparation of immigration packets to be sent to USCIS; preparing evidence and briefs to be sent to the Immigration Court, BIA, and Federal Circuit Court of Appeals; conducting legal research; appearing in Immigration Court on behalf of clients; representing clients in adjustment of status and naturalization interviews. Attorneys will also research and draft complex RFE responses and Motions to Reopen/Reconsider to USCIS. Competitive salary and benefits package which includes a medical, dental and vision plan, paid time-off and coverage of CLE expenses. Qualifications: Minimum 6 months to 1 year experience in immigration law. Experience working with Cancellation of Removal and Asylum based cases preferred. Admitted to practice in NY State. Required education: Doctorate. Required language: Spanish. Please submit your resume along with your cover letter to

Letters of the Week: Nolan Rappaport, Julian Ortuondo, Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
February 18, 2106, 1 - 2pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a stakeholder webinar that will provide a basic immigration overview for currently designated and prospective civil surgeons. Officials from USCIS and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide a general overview of Form I-693, Report of Medical Examination and Vaccination Record and Form I-910, Request for Civil Surgeon Designation, and answer any questions you may have relating to these forms. To register see here.

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