Comment: The Ever Changing Melting Pot
Today's Immigration Daily carries various items of interest, including an article commenting on a recent CIS report concerning an immigration "surge" in 2014 and 2015. Also find an article on innovative visa options for immigrant entrepreneurs, and a blog analyzing the July 2016 Visa Bulletin.

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Article: The Ever-Changing Demographics of America. By Walter Ewing

Article: "If You Want Something New, You Have to Stop Doing Something Old": Innovative Visa Options for Immigrant Entrepreneurs. By Dan Berger, Rita Georges, Michael Serotte, and Stephen Yale-Loehr

Article: EB-5 Source of Funds Preparation. By Kurt Reuss


Blogging: Lawsuit Filed in Response to Several Sexual Assaults in Deportation Jail. By Matthew Kolken

Blogging: Soccer Camp Settles H-1B Case for $185,000. By Bruce Buchanan

Blogging: Does Membership in La Raza Lawyers Association Disqualify Judge Curiel? By Roger Algase

Blogging: Immigrant of the Day - Harry Shum, Jr. - Actor, Singer, Dancer, Choreographer. By Eden Siskind

News: USCIS Affirmative Asylum Scheduling Bulletin (Updated 6/8/2016)

News: USCIS Adjustment of Status Filing Dates for July 2016

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Headline: Ahead of SCOTUS Ruling, Getting the Message Out to Central Valley Immigrants Click here
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Headline: 2016 Employment Bills Moving Through The CA Legislative Process Click here
Headline: Texas Valedictorians Stoke Debate on Immigration Click here
Headline: Gonzalo Curiel, Donald Trump, and the Shadow of Immigration in East Chicago and Beyond Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
New York, NY - Well-regarded boutique immigration law firm is seeking a legal assistant who is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi. Ideal candidate will have 2+ years of experience, be proficient in Mac applications, and have outstanding case management and organizational skills. To apply, please send resumes to

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New Jersey. Growing Central NJ law firm seeks Bi-lingual, English/Spanish immigration attorney with at least 2 years experience with removal defense, motions, appeals. Criminal experience a plus. Must have strong interpersonal skills and good work ethic. Very competitive compensation package for right candidate. Great opportunity for someone with entrepreneurial spirit. Send resume to:

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 Attorney
Providence, RI. The Providence, Rhode Island office of Green and Spiegel US LLC seeks an entry level associate to join our boutique business immigration law firm. Applicants with experience handling all aspects of business (employment) immigration (Nonimmigrant visas, including H-1B, L-1, E-1/2/3, TN; and Immigrant visas, including PERM cases, EB1 Managers and Outstanding Researchers) and family immigration (IR, I-130s, Waivers) will be given preferred status. Ideal candidate will be adept at efficient case handling, exhibit keen attention to detail, have a strong academic background, great analytical and writing skills, and be able to demonstrate leadership and initiative. Spanish language skills a plus. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume via email to Andrew Rodgers, Associate Attorney,

Letters of the Week: Julian Ortuondo, Roger Algase

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June 16, 2016, 12 - 1pm (Eastern). U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will hold a a teleconference on the new workshare plan between the Vermont Service Center and Nebraska Service Center regarding Form I-918, Petition for U Nonimmigrant Status. During this engagement, representatives from Service Center Operations will provide an overview of the workshare implementation plan, discuss the timeframe for case transfers and highlight the training program. Upon conclusion of this overview, participants will have the opportunity to raise non-case specific questions during a formal question and answer session. For more information and registration instructions see here.

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