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

Articles
News:

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Article: Harmonious Coexistence: New Parole for International Entrepreneurs and Old Entrepreneur Pathways Portal by Cyrus Mehta

Article: Until Further Notice! Why PERM Applications Must Continue To Be Error-Free? by Anand G. Sinha

Blogging: Staffing Company agrees to Pay $175,000 in OSC Settlement by Bruce Buchanan

Bloggings by Greg SiskindBlogging: Do Lawyer Superlative Lists Matter?     Blogging: Immigrants of the Day: Gloria and Emilio Estefan - Musicians

Blogging: Trump's Phoenix Immigration Speech: A Preview of New American Fascism? Roger Algase

News: USCIS Publishes Policy Memo on VAWA amendments to the Cuban Adjustment Act: Continued Eligibility for Abused Spouses and Children

News: DOS Publishes Final Rule on Changes to Passport Rules Based On Megan's Law and FAST Act

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:

The Book Contents: MAJOR CONSULAR POSTS: Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, France, Germany, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Nigeria, Philippines, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, Vietnam. THEORY AND PRACTICE: Introduction; New Attorney Vulnerabilities in International Practice; Trade and Immigration Tightening? NAFTA, WTO, GATS Soup to Nuts; Tips for Avoiding B-1/B-2 Visa Denials and Correcting other Refusal Issues with the Consul; The Visa Waiver Program (VWP): Not As Simple and Easy As It Looks; Non-Immigrant Classes and Their U.S. Tax Obligations; E-1/E-2 Treaty Traders and Treaty Investors; The Consular Role in L-1 Blanket Petitions; H-1B "Dependent Employees": From Labeling to Lawbreaking; Temporary Assignment of H-1B Employees to Client Work Sites;
State Department Name-Checks and Security Advisory Opinions (SAOs); ICE Data-Mining and Federal Benefits Fraud Task Forces - Send In the Marines: Best Practices to Survive Audits and Task Forces;
What to do if Your Client's Visa is Denied: Visa Office Advisory Opinions; A Template for Attorney Risk-Assessment; RESOURCE MATERIALS ON CD-ROM

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Headline: Could Immigration Save Middle America? Click here
Headline: The complete guide to Trump's many immigration policy mistakes Click here
Headline: Sketchy government statistics undermine unauthorised immigration debate Click here
Headline: Immigration is dominating the election conversation on Twitter Click here
Headline: Prisons Aren't the Answer on Immigration Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Houston, TX - Zemp Law Group is a leading immigration law firm, based in Houston, TX and in Calgary, AB that strives to deliver the best and most efficient immigration solutions for clients. Zemp Law Group has attorneys licensed both in the United States and in Canada. In addition to immigration solutions, Zemp Law Group advises its clients on corporate and business law matters. Responsibilities: Assist with the establishment of business entities, including state filings, as well as preparation of related corporate documents and various contracts. Also conduct research on various legal issues related to business entities and business growth, as assigned. Review and prepare non-immigrant and immigration petitions and applications. These include work permits, resident alien status and other US applications. Required Skills: Must have an understanding of employment-based immigration processes; Detail-oriented; Efficient; Reliable; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Maintains a positive attitude; Ability to prioritize tasks; Handle multi-tasking simultaneously; Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Outlook. Qualifications: 8 years of work experience in immigration matters with some experience in corporate and business law matters. Compensation: Salary is commensurable to work experience. Retired individuals who can work part-time at home would be an excellent candidate. To apply, submit your resume along with a cover letter including your salary requirements to: info@zemplaw.com. Please indicate "US Immigration/Corporate Paralegal" in the subject field.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Troy, MI - A boutique mid-sized professional services firm is seeking an Immigration Attorney with employment based experience. The firm provides delivery of global, business-based immigration services, servicing clients in a number of industries and for virtually every country in the world. Their clients are mid- to large-tiered corporations, providing them with a single source solution for work and residence permits, visas, and customized immigration analyses. Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience with Hs, Ls, PERMs, and E visas. Experience should include consular processing, efficient case handling and client management, and great analytical and writing skills. Please send your resume to veronica@employmentimmigration.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Troy, MI - A boutique mid-sized professional services firm is seeking an Immigration Paralegal with employment based experience. The firm provides delivery of global, business-based immigration services, servicing clients in a number of industries and for virtually every country in the world. Their clients are mid- to large-tiered corporations, providing them with a single source solution for work and residence permits, visas, and customized immigration analyses. Ideal candidate will have 3+ years of experience in providing support in preparing and filing of petitions and applications with federal government agencies. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing and drafting routine correspondence and memoranda, researching immigration law and procedures, and case management. Please send your resume to veronica@employmentimmigration.com.

Letters of the Week:

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Reading
American Immigration: A Very Short Introduction by David A Gerber - Oxford University Press 160 pages, ISBN: 0195331788, $10.74 - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0195331788.


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