Comment: Meet in Las Vegas
Immigration Daily Publisher Sam Udani will be in Las Vegas next week. Over the last 17 years, has assisted in approximately 40 "situations" - including mergers/acquisitions, or lateral moves, or of-counsel arrangements, etc. - one of the engagements involved a former AILA President. In three-quarters of these, no fee was charged to any party. If you are considering any of these "situations", our Publisher will be glad to meet with you in Las Vegas on Thursday, Friday or Saturday, please write to for a no-obligation meeting. In recent times, we have undertaken several EB5 initiatives. If you would like to find out about them, or if you have an idea on EB5 that you wish to discuss, please feel free to write for a meeting with our Publisher at, no obligation, of course. ILW has provided management-consulting-type services to several immigration practices in the country over the last decade plus, including boutiques, practice groups within large firms, and in-house practices within corporations, should you wish to discuss this with us in Vegas, please write to for a no-obligation meeting.

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Focus: The EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers Las Vegas, NV - Final Deadline
ILW.COM is proud to announce that the EB-5 Summit For Attorneys and Developers will be taking place on June 22nd, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. Speakers include: Dawn Lurie (Discussion Leader), Ali Brodie, Lauren Cohen, Jeff DeCicco, Enrique Gonzalez, Matt Gordon, Ashley Grande, Doug Hauer, Angelo Paparelli, Kurt Ruess, and Reid Thomas. The curriculum is as follows:

  • Musings on Raising EB-5 Funds
  • EB-5 Administration Best Practices
  • EB-5 Risk Management - Trust but Verify
  • Organizational Structures in the EB-5 Program
  • Considerations for filing an I-526 from the desk of an EB-5 Attorney
  • Securities Issues in EB5
  • The EB-5 End Game; the I-829 Petition
  • Advising Investors on Suitable EB-5 Projects
  • Word on the Street, Word from the Agents, Words on the Future of EB-5
  • Trouble in Our Backyard

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

The Final Deadline is June 17th. Don't delay, act today!

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Chicago, IL. Immigration Attorneys, LLP is a law firm based in Chicago with offices in Tampa, FL, Milwaukee, WI, and Phoenix, AZ. Our attorneys practice in all areas of immigration law, working with individuals and businesses. We are actively seeking an experienced attorney to immediately join our practice in Chicago, IL. All candidates must be licensed and have at least two years attorney experience with a diverse immigration caseload. The ideal candidate is multi-lingual, has handled immigration litigation matters, petitions and visa applications for families and businesses, and has some federal court experience. Candidates must have exceptional research, writing and computer skills; excellent organizational and time management skills; and a commitment to client service. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience. Candidate will be immediately eligible for benefits. All applications should be submitted via email to and include a cover letter, resume, writing sample as well as references.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Mountain View, CA - Boutique immigration firm for startups and investors seeks paralegal with employment-based immigration law experience to assist attorney by researching law, investigating facts, and preparing documents on cases such as EB-5s, H-1Bs, E-2s, Ls, PERMs, adjustments of status, and naturalization. Also responsible for talking and meeting with clients, creating files and filing documents. Full time preferred, but reduced hours and/or flexible schedule is available. Employment-based immigration experience is required and familiarity with INSZoom software is preferred. Please email to apply.

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,

Paralegal Services
Based in Oradell, NJ (NYC Metro Area), Faveo Paralegals provide cost-effective, per-case, flat-fee, immigration paralegal services to attorneys across the United States. Faveo Paralegals' clients include sole practitioners, mid and large size law firms, and legal departments of Fortune 500 Companies. Our paralegals previously worked for large international law firms and in-house departments of Fortune 500 Companies. References are available upon request. For a cost-effective, flat, per-case fee, Faveo Paralegals can fully, professionally and competently prepare for attorney's review wide range of nonimmigrant and immigrant visa petitions including: H-1B, H-2B, H-3, L-1A/B, E-1/2, I-1, K-1/K-3, O-1, P-1, R-1, TN, U, PERM, I-140 Eb-1, Eb-2, Eb-3, Eb-5, NIW, I-601 Waivers, Responses to RFEs, & Family Petitions, Adjustment of Status Applications. Please visit us on the web at: Contact E-mail: Contact Tel: 201-256-3767 x 1. To view Faveo Paralegals video presentation on YouTube go to: Faveo Paralegals Presentation. Important Notice: Please note that we only provide services to attorneys licensed to practice law in the United States. Faveo Paralegals cannot provide paralegal services to general public.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
June 24, 2016, 1pm (Eastern). The Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) will hold a teleconference and webinar providing a general overview of EOIR's recognition and accreditation program. This event is intended to educate interested parties about the process for obtaining recognition for an organization and accreditation for individuals. Please contact Nathan Berkeley, Outreach Director, Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs at 703-305-0289 or email by noon on Wednesday, June 22, 2016. EOIR will send call-in and web access information on Thursday, June 23, 2016, to those who RSVP.

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