Comment: Representing Toddlers
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including two articles on toddlers representation in immigration courts. Also find an article and a blog on the new STEM OPT Extension Rule.

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Article: The Ethical Obligations of a Lawyer Who Represents a Three Year Old Child. By Cyrus Mehta

Article: Judge Who Believes Toddlers Can Represent Themselves, Only Part of the Problem in the Battle over Representation for Kids. By Kristin Macleod-Ball

Article: NEW STEM OPT EXTENSION RULE TO BE EFFECTIVE MAY10th 2016: RULE DELIVERS MUCH AWAITED RELIEF TO H-1B LOTTERY HOPEFULS. By David H. Nachman

Bloggings by Greg Siskind  Immigrant of the Day: Bjarke Ingels - Architect;  Immigrant of the Day: Feniosky Pena-Mora - Dean

Blogging: OPT STEM EXTENSIONS NOW 24 MONTHS. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Does Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Lead to Violence or Hate Crimes? Part 2. By Roger Algase

Blogging: Searching for H-1B Sponsors. By Shilpa Malik

News: CBP Posts Visa Waiver Program Improvement and Terrorist Travel Prevention Act Frequently Asked Questions

News: SEVP unveils online STEM OPT Hub

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Headline: Almost 25 Percent of U.S. Kids Have an Immigrant Parent Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform 2016: Paul Ryan's Amicus Brief In SCOTUS Battle Opposed By Immigrant Advocacy Groups Click here
Headline: CityViews: Call on Cuomo to Boost Health Plan for Excluded Immigrants Click here
Headline: California One Of Handful Of States To Simplify Professional Licensing Path For Immigrants - Click here
Headline: Groups urge House to reject brief in Supreme Court immigration case - TheHill Click here
Headline: Inside the Immigration Abuses of America's Little-Known Guest Worker System Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chattanooga, TN. The Chattanooga office of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell and Berkowitz seeks a litigation associate with more than two years of complex business immigration law experience to join the Firm\'s Global Immigration Group. Academically distinguished applicants who have excellent writing, research and analytical skills are sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse immigration practice. This is a terrific opportunity to gain sophisticated hands-on experience in a thriving global immigration practice with significant client contact and potential for career advancement. We seek a bright, hardworking associate with good judgment and attention to detail. For consideration, please submit a cover letter (referencing job posting #578) resume and law school transcript to Helen Beasley, Recruiting Assistant, at lateral@bakerdonelson.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
San Diego, CA - Larrabee Albi Coker LLP, a boutique employment-based immigration law firm, is looking to hire an experienced paralegal. Required academic and professional qualifications: A four-year bachelor's degree and paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program; at least 2 years of experience working with non-immigrant visa petitions (H-1B, L-1, TN, E, O-1 and others) or permanent residency processes (including PERM, I-140 and Adjustment of Status); strong written and oral communication skills; ability to multitask in a deadline-driven environment; proficient knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office. 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; drafting petition forms and support letters; corresponding with clients and government officials under attorney supervision; managing document collection, deadlines, and case tracking. LAC offers excellent benefits, competitive compensation, and the opportunity to work in a professional, collaborative and congenial work environment. Please apply at hr@larrabee.com.

Merger Partner Sought
Major immigration boutique is seeking a Merger Partner. Ideal Practice can be located anywhere in the US and must have several attorneys and an adequate support staff. Firm/Practice must have a clean ethics record and must be soundly run as a business. To start a confidential conversation, please email your interest to: mergerpartner@gmail.com.

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