Comment: Immigration Jobs in Washington DC, New York and New Jersey
The ideal time to start looking for a job is now. Small and large firms are looking for immigration attorneys and paralegals. Today, Immigration Daily features job openings in Washington DC, New York and New Jersey. Scroll down to see the opportunities.

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Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers New York, NY - Final Deadline
ILW.COM is proud to announce that the EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on April 29th, 2016 in New York, NY. Speakers include: Kate Kalmykov (Discussion Leader), Peyman Attari, Angelique Brunner, Jeff Carr, Dillon Colucci, Avi Friedman, Matt Gordon, Jeffrey Gorsky, Bill Gresser, Jennifer Hermansky, Kristal Ozmun, Salvatore Picataggio, Nataliya Rymer, Reid Thomas, Ozzie Torres, Clem Turner, Cletus Weber, Greg White, and other to be announced. The curriculum is as follows:

  • How to overcome indebtedness NOIDs and the status of current litigation and strategies, and other source of funds hot topics
  • Funds Administration
  • Tips and Tricks of Speedy Consular Processing: When to go to LegNet and understanding their role
  • Organizational Structures in the EB-5 Program
  • EB-5 Deal Terms in the Retrogression Era: USCIS draft memorandum on at-risk outlined a position which would require EB-5 loans to be outstanding for potentially 8-9 years - how do developers approach these terms?
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  • Advising Investors on Suitable EB-5 Projects
  • As the I-829 Petition Crunch looms, will we see changes in USCIS "material change" policies? What do we do when an I-829 Petition is approaching and a Project is no longer viable? How does this affect the immigration, securities and economic reports?

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

The Final Deadline is April 26th. Don't delay, act today!

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Central NJ. Growing central NJ law firm seeks Spanish speaking immigration attorney with at least 2 years experience. Criminal experience a plus. Must have strong interpersonal skills and good work ethic. Very competitive compensation package for right candidate. Send resume to:

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY. Immigration firm seeks an experienced full-time paralegal to assist the managing attorney in the preparation and submission of O and P visa petitions for musical artists and entertainers. Qualified candidates must: prepare all immigration forms as required; perform research in order to draft letters of support and respond to requests for additional evidence; assemble petitions for submission to immigration; manage the caseload and provide status updates. Requirements: Bachelor's degree; at least two years of experience in employment-based non-immigrant visa petitions; strong writing and communication skills; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to multi-task and effectively manage time. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to For more information about the firm, please visit:

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

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 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 26, 2016, 3 - 4pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a teleconference to discuss employee rights during the processes for Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification and E-Verify with a focus on individuals with Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. During this telconference, officials from USCIS and the Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Office of Special Counsel for Immigration-Related Unfair Employment Practices (OSC) will provide a general overview of: Employee rights; Employee protections from discrimination; myE-Verify and other educational resources related to employee rights; and OSC resources for employees and their representatives. A question-and-answer period will follow the presentation. For more details and registration instructions see here.

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