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What were your favorite April 2017 Articles and New Items? Share your thoughts by writing to editor@ilw.com

Article: EB-5 Update and Things I Learned from Charlie Oppenheim During the IIUSA EB-5 Washington, D.C. Conference By Bernard Wolfsdorf, Esq. and Joseph Barnett, Esq.

Article: Beneficiaries Now Have Standing to Appeal to AAO and File an MTR, with the Director or AAO But Only in AC-21 Portability Cases By Joseph P. Whalen

Blogging: Some Apples Fall Far from the Tree By Joel Stewart

Blogging: Asylum and Deportation in Ancient Greek Drama: Aeschylus' Suppliants and Euripides' Medea. A Message for Today? By Roger Algase

News: USCIS Completes Data Entry of Fiscal Year 2018 H-1B Cap Subject Petitions

Focus: India Expos
June 5, 2017 - Mumbai, India
June 7, 2017 - Hyderabad, India
June 9, 2017 - Delhi, India

ILW offers limited EB-5 exhibition opportunities at the Mumbai, Hyderabad & Delhi Expos

Info on India:

  • India saw 43,000 millionaires leave in ten years ending in 2013 - second only to China, and the gap between India and China has been narrowing since then.
  • India was #3 EB5 market in 2016, after China and Vietnam, India will likely overtake Vietnam to #2 spot behind China in 2017.
  • India is fully English speaking country - no translation needed even for official documents.
  • Indian regulatory structures are more robust than China. India source of funds is easier to handle for USCIS as compared to China source of funds.
  • At ILW EB5 expos you will meet with direct investors, and/or with agents/intermediaries from the country and/or a combination of the above (all depending on local law)

Format:

  • All Day Expo featuring Exhibit Hall and frequent short seminars.(Speaking Opportunity included)
  • Please bring brochures, PowerPoint presentation, table displays and business cards.

Regional Centers - $3999 per city; Law Firms - $499 per city
(Inquire about Discounts and also about Platinum Level)

For more info please call (212)545-0818 or fax (212)545-0869 or email webmaster@ilw.com or click here.

Headline: DOJ releases data on incarceration rates of illegal immigrants Click here
Headline: Immigrant Legislator Breaks Down While Speaking Out Against Texas Immigration Bill Click here
Headline: Immigrant says he was wrongly placed in gang database, sues over arrest Click here
Headline: SCOTUS won't hear case challenging expedited removal of undocumented immigrants Click here
Headline: Sessions says 42 percent of federal cases involve non-Americans, but half of arrests are immigration crimes Click here

Help Wanted: Immigration Paralegal
Midtown Manhattan, NY – Satterlee Stephens LLP (www.ssbb.com) seeks an associate with at least 3 years of business immigration experience. Ideal candidate will have substantial experience with a wide range of NIV (E, H, L & O) and IV (PERM & EB-1) matters and excellent case management and writing skills. Please send resume and writing sample to recruiting@ssbb.com.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
New York City - Yarden Law Group has openings for experienced immigration attorneys and paralegals to join our growing firm and become a part of our team of business immigration professionals. Attorneys must be admitted to practice law in a U.S. state / territory, in good standing and have one year or more of experience. Paralegals must have a bachelor’s degree and experience of two or more years. Experience should include areas such as O and P visas, E visas, L-1, H-1B and TN visas as well as immigrant petitions in the EB-1, 2 and 3 classifications. Good English writing skills, legal research skills and ability to manage cases are necessary. Command of foreign languages is a plus, especially Hebrew, Spanish or other European languages. If you prefer challenging and interesting cases, thrive in environment where quality is paramount and where professional development is a priority, you should apply. Please send cover letter and resume to shavit@yardenlaw.com.

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.

Letters of the Week: Roger Algase

ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC – May 4, Thursday. Recognizing Changing Enforcement and Crossing Trends at the U.S.-Mexico Border, http://www.migrationpolicy.org/event...-effectiveness


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