Comment: EB5 Short Term Extension
Today's Immigration Daily features several items of interest, including articles on EB5 Short Term Extension, ICE Detainers, CBP and ICE Corrupion etc. Please scroll below to find the item(s) of interest to you. Please let us know your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com.

Article: EB-5 Update: Short Term Extension of Regional Center Program to May 5, 2017 By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Esq.

Article: Spike in Corruption Followed Last Hiring Surge at CBP and ICE By Joshua Breisblatt For Immigration Impact

Article: I-924 Initial RC Designation & Exemplar Remand By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: Texas Legislature May Pass Bill Authorizing Criminal Charges Against State Police Who Do Not Comply With ICE Detainers By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Announces New Interpreter Policy to be Implemented on May 1, 2017

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Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Atlanta, GA - Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Our Atlanta office seeks multiple experienced immigration attorneys to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in our business immigration group. Requirements: Juris Doctor; Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing; During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice; Must have 3 or more years of business immigration experience in a fast paced environment; Candidates should possess extensive experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas; Must possess experience in high-volume business immigration work environment; Excellent writing, organizational and research skills are required. Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Attorneys including: Comprehensive training and development programs including a Firm-wide Attorney Retreats every year, Firm sponsored CLE and bar admission expenses, Competitive Bonus Programs, 401K, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video) and an EAP Program. To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at Vanessa.Russell@ogletreedeakins.com with “ATLANTA IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATE” in the subject line.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Raleigh, NC - Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. Our Atlanta office seeks multiple experienced immigration attorneys to join the firm’s expanding practice and assume a major role in our business immigration group. Requirements: Juris Doctor; Qualified candidates must be and remain licensed to practice law and in good standing in the state of employment; During employment, must meet requirements for continuing licensure for law practice; Experience with PERM applications, H-1B, L-1, TN and E visas is preferred; Experience in high-volume business immigration work environment is a plus; Excellent writing, organizational and research skills are required. Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Attorneys including: Comprehensive training and development programs including a Firm-wide Attorney Retreats every year, Firm sponsored CLE and bar admission expenses, Competitive Bonus Programs, 401K, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video) and an EAP Program. To apply for this position, please email your resume to Vanessa Russell at Vanessa.Russell@ogletreedeakins.com with “RALEIGH IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATE” in the subject line.

Merger Partner Sought
Major immigration boutique is seeking a Merger Partner. Ideal Practice can be located anywhere in the US and must have several attorneys and an adequate support staff. Firm/Practice must have a clean ethics record and must be soundly run as a business. To start a confidential conversation, please email your interest to: canjones@yahoo.com.

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