Comment: Top Immigration Posts for April 2016
We feature the top articles and news items for April 2016 below:

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News:

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Article: Forget Trump. Most Republicans Oppose Mass Deportation. By David Bier

Article: DOUBLE STANDARDS - BEYOND THE LAW OF THE CASE - USE OF UNPUBLISHED OPINIONS IN DENIALS AND BRIEFS. By Joseph P. Whalen

Article: Presenting E-2 NIV Petitions. By Dino Palangic et. al.

Bloggings by Matthew KolkenPerfect Example of the Unfeeling Cruelty of our Immigration System;     ICE Pushing Hard to Deport Darwin;     Immigration Fraud Linked to San Bernardino Terrorist Attack

Blogging: The Philosophy Behind the Asylum Affidavit. By Jason Dzubow

Blogging: PROPOSED H-2C LAW WOULD ALLOW QUICK VISAS FOR NURSES, OTHER NON-H-1B OCCUPATIONS. By Chris Musillo

Blogging: Tennessee Joining Other States with Mandatory E-Verify. By Bruce Buchanan

News: ICE Director Written Testimony "Criminal Aliens Released by the Department of Homeland Security"

News: USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2017 H-1B Cap-Subject Petitions

Focus: The Consular Posts Book 2015-2016 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The Consular Book 2015-16 edition, coming soon! The editor is Rami D. Fakhoury and contributing authors are Poorvi Chothani, Steven A. Culbreath, Dharamchand Depoo, Marc Ellis, Vic Goel, Edward S. Gudeon, Magdale Labbe Henke, Frederick W. Hong, Christi Hufford, C. Valerie Ibe, Priscilla J. Jones, Noah Klug, Jose E. Latour, Lesa Lawrence, Adam Lee, Mark Levey, Jakob Lipman, Susan Willis McFadden, Christy Nguyen, Claire D. Nilson, Curtis Pierce, Luis A. Pinilla, Jessica L. Rodriguez, Kristina Rost, Emmanuel S. Tipon, Alice Yardum-Hunter. The table of contents is as follows:

PART I. MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS
Chapter 1: Argentina
Chapter 2: Armenia
Chapter 3: Australia
Chapter 4: Brazil
Chapter 5: Canada
Chapter 6: China
Chapter 7: Colombia
Chapter 8: France
Chapter 9: Germany
Chapter 10: Haiti
Chapter 11: India
Chapter 12: Jamaica
Chapter 13: Nigeria
Chapter 14: Philippines
Chapter 15: Taiwan
Chapter 16: Trinidad and Tobago
Chapter 17: United Kingdom
Chapter 18: Vietnam

PART II. THEORY AND PRACTICE
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice;
Chapter 3: Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts
Chapter 4: Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul
Chapter 5: The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks
Chapter 6: Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations
Chapter 7: E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors
Chapter 8: The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions
Chapter 9: H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking
Chapter 10: Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites
Chapter 11: State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs)
Chapter 12: ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces
Chapter 13: What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions
Chapter 14: A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment

PART III. RESOURCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM

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Headline: Old tax law violations won't block path to U.S. citizenship Click here
Headline: Here's what Abraham Lincoln would have to say about Donald Trump Click here
Headline: Irony Alert: Latinos May Determine Donald Trump's Fate Click here
Headline: Immigration Reform 2016: Arizona Police, Border Patrol Detention Of Suspected Immigrants Is Illegal, ACLU Says Click here
Headline: What an open U.S.-Mexico border looks like Click here
Headline: The Unashamed Racists Backing Trump All the Way Click here
Headline: State Licenses Immigration Lockup as Childcare Facility Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Cincinnati, OH. The Cincinnati office of Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP seeks a mid-level associate to join our Immigration practice group. Applicants should have three to five years of experience handling all aspects of business (employment) immigration and managing clients with Nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1, E-1/2/3, TN; and Immigrant visas, including a high degree of success with PERM cases, as well as EB1 Managers and Outstanding Researchers. Experience should include consular processing and employer compliance counseling. Focus on efficient case handling and high level of attention to detail. The ideal candidate will have a strong academic background, great analytical and writing skills, and be able to demonstrate leadership and initiative. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and law school transcript via email to: Jerry Perry, Director of Legal Recruiting & Professional Development jperry@taftlaw.com.

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: Lawmind16@gmail.com.

Letters of the Week: Ronald D. Roberts, Roger Algase, B. M. Segovia

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
May 5, 2016, 9am - 5:30pm (Eastern), Atlanta, GA. Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. will hold a free course on "Asylum Claims from Central Americans and Mexicans." Participants in this course will learn and apply the concepts necessary to successfully defend a Central American or Mexican asylum claim. Location: Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP, 600 Peachtree Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA. For topics, panelists and registration see here.


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