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Focus: China EB-5 Expos

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition and speaking opportunities at Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing EB-5 Expos
February 20 - Guangzhou
February 22 - Shanghai
February 24 - Beijing

Info on China EB-5 Expos:

  • You will meet licensed Chinese Agents. You will speak on a panel to the assembled Chinese agents.
  • Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.
  • The Expo hall will include a seminar theater with booths at the back of the room. Chinese agents visit booths and attend the seminars.

Price: $3,999 per city

Combo Discounts and Early Bird Discount Available. Final Deadline: January 31, 2017

Special offer for Immigration Attorneys: Speaking opportunities only $199.

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or email or click here.

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
San Diego, CA - Boutique San Diego immigration law office is looking to add an attorney. The firm emphasizes business immigration, while also maintaining an active family based immigration and naturalization practice. The candidate must be able to multi-task, work independently, and maintain a pleasant and professional demeanor with clients and colleagues. Our offices are located in a Class A building in downtown San Diego. Experience in employment based immigration law is preferred, but not required. Please send resume and a cover letter explaining your interest to

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Ridgewood, NJ - Immigration Law Firm with offices in NJ, NY, Indiana and affiliated offices in India and in Canada seeks Business Immigration Paralegals and Business Immigration Specialists for several positions. Responsibilities: preparation of a wide variety of business-based nonimmigrant petitions (H-1B, H-3, TN, E-1/E-2, J-1, L-1 and O-1). Emphasis on L and E visas a plus. Assist corporate clients with PERM application process. Applying t U.S. consular offices abroad. Work closely with clients' and their employees and families to provide comprehensive immigration service through the application process, including responses to applications, RFEs, interviews and compliance. Review immigration regulations and be able to apply them to various case scenarios. Perform research using all available immigration research tools including government agencies' websites. Education and/or Experience: BA/BS required; Proficient at Microsoft Office Applications and Adobe Acrobat; Writing sample can be submitted with resume; Minimum of 1 to 4 years of experience with the corporate business immigration process. Preferred: Paralegal Certificate and Gujarati and/or Hindi a plus. Strong communication skills; Excellent attention to detail and proofreading skills, good judgment; analytical and problem solving skills; A self-starter who shows ownership and commitment to the job. We sponsor. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply, please send cover letter and salary requirements to

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