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Focus: The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition
ILW.COM is pleased to announce The I-140 / The Degree Equivalency 2016-2017 Edition, coming soon!

Contents: Basic Important Employment-Based Concepts, Basic Overview of the I-140 EBIV Process, The Scope of Agency Authority, The Job Offer, The Immigration Act of 1990,
The EB-11 Extraordinary Ability, The EB-12 Outstanding Professor and Researcher,
The EB-13 Multinational Manager and Executive, The EB-2 Advanced Degree Professional and Person of Exceptional Merit and Ability, The EB-3 Professional, Skilled Worker, And Other Worker
The I-140 Form, The Standard of Evidence, Priority Dates, Filing Multiple Petitions, Successors in Interest, Ability of Prospective Employer to Pay Wage, Portability, Revocation, Invalidation and The Section 204(c) Bar, Withdrawals and Appeals/Motions, A Checklist For Putting Together I-140s (And Some Do's And Don'ts)

For more information see here.

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Help Wanted: Junior Associate Attorney
Melville, NY – Small growing law firm (20 years) in Melville, NY seeks to hire a full-time Junior Associate Attorney. We are considering applications from attorneys recently admitted to bar or with less than one year experience. Please submit a cover letter, resume, and writing sample. Only resumes emailed to admin@lawpg.com will be considered. Do not contact the firm directly. Duties: Compile and file routine and complex immigration applications and petitions under senior attorney supervision (H-1B, L-1, O, PERM, family-based processes, etc.), Compose letters to clients, Draft legal memoranda and articles, Support clients in immigration program management and compliance, Attend client interviews, participate in and conduct meetings with clients, Other relevant duties as may be assigned The ideal Associate will have the following: JD required, Member of State Bar Association (NY or NJ preferred), Some business immigration experience preferred, Spanish language fluency required, Fast-learner, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and demonstrated attention to detail, Must be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment with competing demands when required, Must be comfortable working in a small firm environment, Must be residing within driving distance of Melville, NY. Please send resume to admin@lawpg.com. Only resumes emailed to admin@lawpg.com will be considered. Do not contact the firm directly.

Help Wanted: Immigration Attorney
Florida - A Florida based Regional Center having done several EB5 projects is seeking to team up with an experienced Immigration Attorney for I-526,I-829, I-924, I-924A filings. The Immigration Attorney must have filed successful 526 and 829 cases, should have prompt availability and be ready to travel internationally at a short notice. Boutique law firms and individuals working with larger firms willing to branch out on their own are ok. Interested attorneys please write to: flrc2017@outlook.com.

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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
July 13, Thursday. USCIS invites stakeholders to a listening session on 7/13/17 to provide feedback on potential regulator and policy changes to the EB-5 Regional Center Program. In preparation for this session, USCIS will distribute a list of topics ahead of the teleconference.


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