Comment: Jobs in NY and FL

Law firms are hiring immigration attorneys. See below help wanted ads for New York and Florida.

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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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Help Wanted: Immigration 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.

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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ComingsNGoings: Immigration Event
Washington, DC – July 20, Thursday. US-Mexico Relations in Flux, http://www.thedialogue.org/event/us-...tions-in-flux/


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