Comment: China Reaction to Jay Peak and American Life
We are pleased to announce that Steve Yale-Loehr will be joining other distinguished speakers at our EB-5 Workshop in Las Vegas on Wednesday June 22nd, see below. The luncheon presentation will be on China reaction to Jay Peak and American Life. Ten panels on various aspects of EB-5 will over this multi-disciplinary field from varied angles. It is NOT too late to register. To find out more and to attend see here.

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Article: On the Four-Year Anniversary of DACA, It's Clearly Working. By Jani Loyo

Article: July 2016 Visa Bulletin Update: China EB-5 Visa Numbers Grind to a Halt - The Waiting Line Gets Longer. By Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Esq. and Joseph M. Barnett, Esq.

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Blogging: Judge Dismisses Syrian Refugee Lawsuit In Defeat For Anti-Muslim Side. By Roger Algase

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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, Reid Thomas, and Steve Yale-Loehr. 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
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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
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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

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
Making Foreigners: Immigration and Citizenship Law in America, 1600-2000 (New Histories of American Law) by Kunal M. Parker - Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (August 31, 2015) - Paperback: 268 pages, ISBN: 1107698510, $24.99 -

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