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Article: These Two States Are Pushing Back on Private Immigration Detention. By Michele Waslin

Article: Is This a Jail or an Immigration Detention Center? By Lance Wainwright

Article: AAO REINFORCING ITS POSITION AGAINST ANY HYBRID MANAGER OR EXECUTIVE By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: BALCA Rules on Education Gained with the Employer. By Joel Stewart

Blogging: USCIS CONFIRMS 236,000 H-1B PETITIONS WERE FILED. By Chris Musillo

News: State of Vermont Complaint Against a Vermont-Based Ski Resort and Related Businesses Under The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program

News: CRS Report - Unaccompanied Children from Central America: Foreign Policy Considerations

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2015-2016 Edition, coming soon!

Editor: TBD

Book Outline is as follows:

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part I. I-140 Introduction
Chapter One: Editor's Introduction
Chapter Two: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts by Kristen Quan Hammill

Part II. I-140 by Herbert A. Weiss
Chapter One: Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process
Chapter Two: The Scope of Agency Authority
Chapter Three: The Job Offer Requirement
Chapter Four: The Immigration Act of 1990
Chapter Five: The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability
Chapter Six: The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher
Chapter Seven: The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive
Chapter Eight: The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability
Chapter Nine: The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
Chapter Ten: The I-140 Form
Chapter Eleven: The Standard of Evidence
Chapter Twelve: Priority Dates
Chapter Thirteen: Filing Multiple Petitions
Chapter Fourteen: Successors in Interest
Chapter Fifteen: Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage
Chapter Sixteen: Portability
Chapter Seventeen: Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar
Chapter Eighteen: Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions
Chapter Nineteen: A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
A well-regarded mid-sized immigration boutique is seeking a Senior Associate for NIV processing with an excellent substantive and technical grasp of the NIV process based on 3+ years of experience doing NIV cases including H-1s, L-1s, New Office L-1s, and Entrepreneur H1Bs. Candidate must be able to handle a high-volume workload, fast-paced office environment, and must have the ability to think creatively to find legal solutions to client problems while remaining within the general case processing approach of the law firm. Attractive compensation package provided. To begin the interview process, please send your resume to seniorassociateresumes@gmail.com

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Washington, DC. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, one of the world's leading international law firms is seeking a Senior Immigration Case Manager supporting the Labor & Employment-Immigration practice group resident in our Washington DC office. 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. Responsibilities: Provide client management and support with a wide variety of immigration matters; Case management aptitude and skill, the ability to assess and meet the needs of attorneys; Provide high level client support; Experience. Qualifications: A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university is required; 5 years of relevant Case Management experience specifically in business Immigration Law; 10 years of total paralegal experience, preferably in a law firm or corporate law department setting; Result-oriented, works well under pressure, and can prioritize and balance competing demands; Detail oriented with excellent written and verbal communication, organizational and computer skills; Advanced bilingual fluency in Japanese is a plus but not required. Morgan Lewis is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. To apply go to https://www.morganlewis.com/careers. Select "PROSPECTIVE STAFF MEMBER" and click "GO". Then click "Search openings". In the field "Auto req ID" enter "765BR" and click Search.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
April 19, 2016, 10am (Eastern) Washington DC. The House Committee on Homeland Security, Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security will hold a hearing on "Keeping Pace with Trade, Travel, and Security: How does CBP Prioritize and Improve Staffing and Infrastructure?" Location: 311 Cannon House Office Building. The hearing will be streamed live. For list of witnesses see here.


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