Comment: The Syrian Refugees Debate
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article on the current political debate over the Syrian Refugees. Also find articles on revising the H1-B Visa Cap, and why the rhetoric on immigration must change.

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Article: Syrian Refugees Receive Green Light from U.S. Courts, Mixed Reception from States and Congress. By Muzaffar Chishti, Faye Hipsman, and Isabel Ball

Article: Is It Time to Change the H-1B Visa Cap? By Michele Waslin

Article: The Rhetoric on Immigration Must Change. By Alex Muntean

Blogging: Latest Issue of Siskind's Immigration Bulletin Available. By Greg Siskind

Blogging: Report: Trump Sponsored Illegal Workers at $13.83/hr. for $30/hr. jobs. By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Administrative Appeals Office Launches Search Tool for Non-Precedent Decisions

News: GAO Report - Southwest Border Security: Additional Actions Needed to Assess Resource Deployment and Progress

Focus: The Removal Book

Editor: Priscillia Suntoso
Articles by Nadeen Aljijakli, Josh Bardavid, Philip Eichorn, Aga Haupt, Lauren Kosseff, Matthew Kriezelman, Michelle Mendez, Lory Rosenberg, Jason Schaffer, Kimberly Sutton, and others to be announced.

The book outline is as follows:

Chapter 1: Removal Proceedings
Chapter 2: Grounds of Deportability
Chapter 3: Grounds of Inadmissibility
Chapter 4: Contesting Removability
Chapter 5: Adjustment of Status
Chapter 6: Waivers of Inadmissibility and Deportability in Removal Proceedings
Chapter 7: Section 212(c) Relief and Cancellation of Removal for Lawful Permanent Residents
Chapter 8: Cancellation and Suspension for Non-Permanent Resident Aliens
Chapter 9: Asylum: Withholding of Removal and Protection Under the Convention Against Torture
Chapter 10: Voluntary Departure
Chapter 11: Naturalization as a Defense to Removal
Chapter 12: Administrative Review of Removal Orders
Chapter 13: Judicial Review of Removal Orders
Chapter 14: Removal Issues Outside the United States

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Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, D.C. Polsinelli, an AmLaw 100 firm, seeks a full-time paralegal to assist with their immigration practice in the firm's Washington, D.C. office. Duties include drafting government forms, letters, conducting research, maintaining files, case management, preparing and maintaining reports and communicating with clients. General knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and ability to research and address process and protocols for filing petitions and applications with the appropriate centers. You will also be assisting with Form I-9 and E-Verify worksite auditing; and other business immigration issues. Prior experience in immigration is preferred. Candidate must have the ability to multi-task, pay close attention to detail, and have strong writing and organizational skills. Polsinelli PC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Please apply here.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Diego, CA. Higgs Fletcher & Mack, LLP seeks an Immigration Associate to join the Firm's Immigration Practice Group. As an Immigration Associate, you will be responsible for managing a high-volume workload of immigration cases, including immigrant visas, nonimmigrant visas, I-9 compliance, and helping establish corporate immigration policies. You will be responsible for drafting and preparing complex employment-based visa petitions. Requirements: 3 to 5 years of employment-based experience working with high-volume clients; experience with H-1B, TN, L-1, E, O, and P nonimmigrant visas; experience with EB-1, EB-2 and EB-3 immigrant visa petitions, as well as PERM labor certifications. Must be admitted to and in good standing with the CA Bar. For consideration, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Henry Angelino at AngelinoH@higgslaw.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Tysons Corner, VA. Greenberg Traurig has openings in its Tysons Corner, VA location (located near Metro's new Silver Line) for mid-level business immigration paralegals. Qualified candidates should have a minimum of 4 years preparing immigrant and nonimmigrant visas (i.e., H, L, TN, E, O, J visas, adjustment of status, consular processing, advance parole, employment authorization documents, PERM, I-140, I-485, etc.) Bachelor's degree is required. The ideal candidate must be very organized, detail-oriented and able to work independently. They must possess excellent computer skills as well as strong written and verbal communication skills. Please send a resume and cover letter with salary requirements to millerna@gtlaw.com. About Greenberg Traurig, LLP: If you would like to work in a fast paced, heavy volume, deadline driven environment alongside a team of experienced immigration attorneys and professionals who are passionate about the practice of Immigration Law, then we want to hear from you! We have all the resources of a large, international law firm while preserving our firm\'s collegial and collaborative culture. Competitive benefits and compensation package offered. Greenberg Traurig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Francisco, CA. Boutique immigration law firm in San Francisco is searching for a junior associate to represent individuals before the San Francisco Immigration Court. The position requires attending regular Master, Bond and Individual hearings. Must be licensed to practice law in any jurisdiction, California preferred. 1-2 years of removal defense experience is preferred. Must speak Spanish and be willing to handle large caseload of litigation-intensive immigration matters. Salgado & Associates law firm is committed to attending the needs of our diverse communities. We strive to assist low-income individuals and families with the daunting needs of immigration and naturalization law. At Salgado & Associates we care about our client's success and maintain a intimately sized firm to better suit our client's needs. We understand the impact of high cost legal fees putting a strain on families and individuals, because of this we offer services on a sliding scale, quoting individuals personally to ensure comprehensive representation and our client's ability to afford quality legal work. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter addressing specific experiences in immigration and removal proceedings to salgadoimmigrationlaw@gmail.com.

Letters of the Week:

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
The New Politics of Immigration and the End of Settler Societies, by Catherine Dauvergne - Cambridge University Press (March 21, 2016) - Hardcover: 276 pages, ISBN: 1107054044, $99.00 - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1107054044.


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