Comment: A Visit to Berks
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article describing a visit to Berks Family Detention Center. Read a blog on the deportation of 10,000 refugee children to Central America; and a CRS Report on Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress.

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Article: A Visit to Berks Family Detention Center Makes Clear Why They Lost their License. By Lindsay Harris

Article: Possible Supreme Court Nominee Argued (and Won) Removal Case in the Supreme Court. By Kevin R. Johnson

Article: Reflections on the Judiciary Committee Hearings on EB-5 Reform Part I: Possible TEA Reform by USCIS. By Jeanne Calderon and Gary Friedland

Blogging: Hillary Gets Her Wish: 10,000 Refugee Children Deported to Central America. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: MU LAW COMMENT TO USCIS: ALLOW H-1Bs WHEN APPLICANT HAS HEALTHCARE WORKER CERTIFICATE. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: How Much Should I Pay for an Asylum Lawyer? By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: How Would Immigration Policy Be Decided Under President Trump? By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Announces Citizenship and Integration Grant Opportunities

News: CRS Report - Immigration Legislation and Issues in the 114th Congress

Focus: Chinese Student Events in USA (Reg D offerings and law firms seeking Chinese clientele)
Chinese international students are coming to the US in dramatically increased numbers. The explosion in undergrad Chinese students started a few years ago and continues. For EB-5 purposes Chinese students offer the best prospects. We have been conducting events in 2014 and 2015 educating Chinese Students on EB-5 in New York City, Washington DC and Boston. We will be conducting similar events in Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and Houston. For each city we promote the event to multiple campuses across the metropolitan region; this can vary from ten to twenty campuses per city. The time frame for the events is determined based on the academic calendar. These are short evening events that require a short single night stay trip from the sponsoring Regional Center or law firm. During the educational event covering the students' immigration options the sponsor makes a short presentation about their project or law firm. The event structure allows for plenty of networking opportunities with students. These events are available only to Regional Centers that use Regulation-D or to law firms, and we require clients to consult a securities attorney before signing up for these events. For more information please contact us at tel: 212-545-0818 or write to us at webmaster@ilw.com.

Headline: Joe Biden Denounces Republican Campaign Speech Against Mexico & Mexican Immigrants - Latin Post Click here
Headline: As debate over refugee resettlement stirs, agencies see more volunteers - and protests Click here
Headline: CNN: Dairy farmers criticize Trump's immigration policy Click here
Headline: Conservative Media Overruled The GOP's Own 2012 Autopsy -- And The 2016 Rhetoric About Immigrants Proves It Click here
Headline: Report: ICE Oversaw Preventable Deaths, Then Did Nothing To Change Click here
Headline: Obama Administration Cites Appropriations to Defend Immigration Actions Click here
Headline: Top border chief to agents who object to Obama amnesty: 'Look for another job' - Washington Times Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - The New York office of Squire Patton Boggs (US) LLP, a global law firm with 44 offices, in 21 countries, seeks a paralegal to provide legal and administrative support in employment-based immigration matters. Academic and Professional Qualifications Include: A four-year degree and/or paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program required; At least 4 years of experience working with non-immigrant visa petitions (H-1B, L-1, TN, E, O-1 and others) and permanent residency processes (including PERM, I-140 and Adjustment of Status); Possesses strong written and oral communication skills; Ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment; Proficient knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office required; Experience with an immigration tracking system desired. Responsibilities Include But Are Not Limited To: Assisting attorneys in document review and all aspects of case preparation; Draft petition forms and support letters; Correspond with clients and government officials under attorney supervision; Manage document collection, deadlines, and case tracking. We offer excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to work in a professional, collaborative work environment. Please apply online here.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Troy, Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI - Ellis Porter, a boutique immigration law firm with offices in Troy, Ann Arbor and Detroit, MI is seeking an experienced Business Immigration Case Manager (Paralegal) to join our team. We are looking for individuals with at least 1 year experience working in the business immigration field who are familiar with H-1Bs, L-1s, I-140s, I-485s and PERM applications. If you have excellent communication skills, a positive, professional attitude and you take your work (but not yourself) seriously, Ellis Porter is the place for you! Ellis Porter offers a fun work environment and a chance to be a part of a fast growing immigration law firm with an exciting mission. We offer a competitive salary, health care benefits, retirement savings plan, flexible schedules, casual attire, and lots free food and office field trips. Please send resume and cover letter to Marc Topoleski (marc.topoleski@ellisporter.com).

Help Wanted: Associate Attorney
Coral Gables, FL - Fonte Immigration Firm is an established, AV Rated Immigration Law Firm in Coral Gables handling a full range of immigration matters, including employment based immigration cases, as well as family based cases, naturalization, asylum and complex removal defense. The firm is seeking an experienced, full time Associate Attorney for our business department to handle Non-Immigrant visas (E1/E2, H-1, H2, H3, L1A/B, O, P, R, etc.) and permanent residence (Labor Certification, EB1, EB2, EB5, Religious Workers, etc.). Must be able to work independently and as part of a team with excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluency in Spanish is required, Portuguese a plus. A minimum of 2 years of experience is required; salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance, bar dues, membership in AILA, among others. Please send resume, references and writing sample to kfonte@visadoctors.com.

Letters of the Week: Roger Algase, Pipo

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
March 16, 2016, 2 - 3pm (Eastern). USCIS will hold a webinar on T and U visas and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), immigration relief for victims for human trafficking, domestic violence and other serious crimes. This webinar is intended for community-based organizations, social service agencies and advocates. Representatives from our Office of Policy and Strategy and the Vermont Service Center will provide an overview of: T and U visa eligibility requirements; Law enforcement certification; VAWA eligibility requirements. Register here.


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