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Article: Analysis of the April 28, 2016, hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform on, "Criminal Aliens Released by the Department of Homeland Security." By Nolan Rappaport

Article: U.S. Embassy in Paris Introduces Expedited Processing for Treaty Trader E-1 and Treaty Investor E-2 Visa Applications for Certain Large, Multinational Companies. By Allison-Claire Acker and Joseph M. Barnett

Audio Article: Changing from Player to Coach, Legal Analysis of EB-1a Extraordinary Talent Cases. By John Q. Khosravi, Esq.

Article: Immigration Canada Improves Online Functionality. By Benjamin A. Kranc

Blogging: Federal Judge Orders Sanctions to Justice Department Lawyers for Lying. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: DOL Loosens Requirements for PERM Ads. By Joel Stewart

News: USCIS Reaches H-2B Cap for Fiscal Year 2016

News: USCIS Reaches CW-1 Cap for Fiscal Year 2016

News: DOS Alert on NONIMMIGRANT VISA APPLICANTS IN VENEZUELA

Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition, coming soon!

Contents: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts, Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process, The Scope of Agency Authority, The Job Offer, The Immigration Act of 1990,
The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability, The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher,
The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive, The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability, The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
The I-140 Form, The Standard of Evidence, Priority Dates, Filing Multiple Petitions, Successors in Interest, Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage, Portability, Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar, Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions, A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

For more information see here.

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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.

Letters of the Week: Nolan Rappaport, Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Jun 15 2016, 8:30am - 4:00pm (Eastern, Washington, DC. The Wilson Center's Mexico Institute and the Border Trade Alliance will hold the third annual high-level "Building a Competitive U.S.-Mexico Border" conference. The event will focus on improving border management in order to strengthen the competitiveness of both the United States and Mexico. Special attention will be given to transportation infrastructure, trade facilitation, human capital development, financial transactions, and the need for efforts that simultaneously support security and efficiency in border management. Location: 6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center, Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, One Woodrow Wilson Plaza, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington, DC. For more information see here.


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